Now, we’ve touched on some great New Jersey scholarships sponsored by companies and private organizations, but let’s not forget to cover the important financial aid websites and resources offered by New Jersey to prospective and current college students alike!
HESAA is New Jersey’s state agency dedicated to providing students and their families information about both merit and need-based financial aid for everything beyond high school. Examples of awards and resources include:
NJ Transfer helps community college students make the transition from two to four-year colleges.
NJIT’s Pre-College Prep Programs offer students in grades 4-12 the opportunity to learn about careers in STEM-related fields.
America Needs You is a competitive fellowship program providing high achieving, low-income, first-generation students with one-on-one mentorship, extensive professional networks, internship support, and a structured career development curriculum. Must be a current college freshman in New Jersey, New York, California, or Illinois.