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SCHOLARSHIP OFFERINGS 

A full list of current scholarship offerings can also be found on the Naviance website under the scholarship section.  Many of the applications are available on Naviance.  If you have any questions about scholarship opportunities, please email Mrs. Norton in the Guidance Office at lnorton@shsd.org.

Keith Hightower Scholarship -
Keith Hightower was a prominent New Jersey businessman whose respect for intellect and creativity in science, technology and economics has been valued by his family and friends with the dedication of a scholarship in his honor for graduating high school seniors from northern New Jersey.  Applicants for this scholarship must have participated in science or math competitions or participated in independent scientific research during their high school careers.  The Keith Hightower Scholarship will be a grant of not less than $4,000. This scholarship will be made to a graduating senior from any northern New Jersey public, private or parochial secondary school.  Please visit the Naviance Scholarship page for application or email Mrs. Norton in the Guidance Department.  Deadline:  June 4, 2021

Kimzey Memorial Scholarship - The Kimzey Memorial Scholarship is given in memory of Jack Kimzey, a Basking Ridge youth who unfortunately passed away in 2006. Jack was an avid soccer player and a member of the Somerset Hills Soccer Club, one of the FC Berna heritage clubs. This scholarship has been in existence since 2008. The scholarship fund has been made possible through the generosity of the Kimzey family, individual donors and our broader FC Berna fundraising activities.
Two $500 scholarships are awarded annually. Graduating high school seniors who participated in an FC Berna program for at least 4 seasons may apply. Participation in programs from one of the two FC Berna heritage clubs (i.e., Somerset Hills SC or Ridge Mavericks SC) may also be considered toward this eligibility.  More information, as well as application can be found on the Naviance Scholarship page or on the following link:  https://www.fcberna.com/Default.aspx?tabid=995007Deadline:  June 1, 2021.


2021 TC Energy Scholarship Program - The company's scholarship program provides financial support to students interested in becoming the next generation to enter the trades or join science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) field. There are currently 800 scholarships available across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico, and applicants can receive a scholarship valued at up to $5,000.  For more information on the program, and for constituents to apply, please follow this link:  

https://www.tcenergy.com/community-giving/scholarships/US/
Deadline:  May 14, 2021.

DEADLINE REMINDERS

SHEA Scholarship - The Somerset Hills Education Association will award two (2) scholarships to deserving seniors who have shown outstanding qualities of character, personality, academic record, extra-curricular participation and have exhibited self-initiative and self-help. Financial need will be considered. The amount of each scholarship will be $750.  Application can be found on Naviance under the scholarship section.             Deadline:  May 14, 2021.

Kevin J. Hannaford, SR. Foundation Scholarship –   The Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Scholarship Program. The Foundation was established in 2004, in memory of Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. who died on September 11, 2001, in the World Trade Center disaster. His wife, Eileen, and two sons, Patrick and Kevin, Jr., survive Kevin. Eileen, Patrick, and Kevin hope that the Foundation's great works will provide a positive example that good can come from a tragic loss. Even though Kevin is no longer with us, his spirit will forever be alive in his family's hearts, in the hearts of all those who knew him, and through the gifts of Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. Foundation, Inc. Scholarship awards made for the 2021-2022 academic year will be given to children residing in Bernards Township, NJ, or Bernardsville, NJ, who have suffered a parent's loss to death. The awards will provide financial assistance for educational programs. We anticipate applications for private school and college undergraduate education programs; we will consider requests for all academic and enrichment programming levels. Applicants must be 25 years of age or younger as of June 1, 2021. We hope the applicants will have similar traits to Kevin J. Hannaford, Sr. including honesty, enthusiasm for learning, respect, responsibility, and care for their community.  Application can be found on Naviance under the scholarship section.  Deadline:  May 17, 2021.