Local/State Scholarships

Local Scholarships are posted and updated here as they are shared with the CHS Counseling office. These are also emailed to the senior class.

Scholarship Name


Deadline Details

Links & Details

American Legion Auxillary Department of New Jersey

Applicants must be New Jersey residents and have a grandparent/grandparent who is a veteran. Multiple scholarships are available including Elsie Bailey Memorial and Claire Oliphant Memorial Scholarships



Austin O. Hooey Scholarship

The Austin O. Hooey Scholarship Fund provides one or more college scholarship awards ranging from $5,000-$10,000 per year for four consecutive academic years to a graduating senior(s) of Chatham High School to assist in attending a college/university the student desires to attend but the student and/or student’s family might not otherwise be able to afford. The scholarship will be awarded based on financial need, academic performance and merit.

March 15th


Application will be posted on the CHS website and shared with students/parents

CJPRIDE Scholarship

Two scholarships are awarded to high school seniors from an underrepresented group who plan to attend a college/university in the state of New Jersey and pursue a degree in education



Community Foundation of NJ

The universal online application contains more than 20 opportunities for which students may apply. This application process is open to students who have been accepted to a college or university. Once your account is made the system will match you to different scholarship opportunities, it's that simple!

Questions – please contact:
Faith Krueger - fkrueger@cfnj.org or 973.267.5105
Colleen Smith – csmith@cfnj.org or 973.267.5502

March 31, 2024


Scholarship Descriptions

Junior League of Morristown Voluntarism Scholarship

High School Voluntarism Scholarship- Open to students residing in Morris or Somerset Counties and plan to attend an accredited college or trade school in the 2023-2024 school year

DUE MARCH 31, 2024


Junior League of Summit- Shirley Wight Keeney Voluntarism Scholarship

The Shirley Wight Keeney Scholarship is an award given to a graduating high school senior who demonstrates a commitment to voluntarism in his/her/their community. They must live or attend school in Berkeley Heights, Chatham New Providence or Summit.

DUE JANUARY 31, 2024
Send LOR to: grantsandscholarshipscommittee@jlsummit.org


Luke Warbeck Scholarship

The Luke Warbeck Scholarship is given to two Morris County, New Jersey graduating high school seniors who embody Luke's steadfast work ethic and true entrepreneurial spirit and are looking to pursue an entrepreneurial


MCPCA Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to Morris County students who can explain in a 12-point essay what has inspired them to pursue a career helping people. A brief description of leadership in school or a community organization and or part-time employment.


Metropolitan Builders and Contractors Association of NJ

Any student pursuing a career/education in construction. f you have any questions, please contact Michele Leppard, Executive Officer, at (973) 887-2888 x 1 or email: Mleppard@metrobca.org

DUE MAY 15, 2024


Morris Arts Scholarships

Elaine Ehlers and Eugenie Coladarci Arts Scholarships

Are you a graduating Morris County senior who excels in the arts? Morris Arts is offering the Elaine Ehlers ($5,000) and Eugenie Coladarci ($1,500) Arts Scholarships to recognize graduating high school seniors who have exhibited artistic excellence in dance, drama, visual arts or music and are pursuing in college

DUE MARCH 1, 2024


To apply, you will be required to submit artistic work samples, two brief essays, a list of artistic activities and/or special awards and recognitions within your online application form. Two letters of recommendation are to be submitted separately via email to me.

Morris County Council of Education Associations, Inc.

Multiple scholarships are available to Morris County residents planning to attend CCM or an accredited college/univeristy in pursuit of a career in education


Morris County Retirees Association

This scholarship is for those majoring in a field of education at a four-year accredited college or university and planning to pursue a career in the field of education.

DUE APRIL 26, 2024


Morris County School Boards Association- 2024 Laura Bishop Inaugural Communications Scholarship

The award is $1,000 and is geared toward a student interested in majoring or minoring in marketing, communications, journalism, or a related field


Morristown Alumnae Chpt. of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship

For students who are African American or of African descent pursuing educational endeavors, and reside in Morris County

DUE APRIL 15, 2024


NJACAC Freshmen Scholarships

NJACAC will be awarding $1250 scholarships to (4) high school seniors who have participated in an event sponsored by the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling. Awards will be presented at our Annual NJACAC Conference in May, 2024. The applicant has attended a program sponsored by NJACAC (i.e. Camp College, College Key, Rainbow Key, NJ National College Fair, NJACAC Regional College Fair, etc.).

Due March 15


NJCTS-Nation's First Center of Excellence for Tourette's Syndrome

Applicants who reside in New Jersey and have Tourette's Syndrome. High School Senior attending college or trade school after graduation



NJ Emergency Manager's Memorial Scholarship

The NJEPA honors the State’s exemplary Emergency Managers through a series of scholarships named in their honor. These awards are named for Captain Jonathan C. Young, former President of the New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Association and career firefighter and fire officer and Michael Augustyniak a former career emergency manager and planner for the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management. They are intended for a graduating high school senior or college student presently enrolled in an accredited college or university interested in pursuing a career in the emergency management field of study. Deadline in March


NJ Emergency Preparedness Association

They are intended for a graduating high school senior or college student presently enrolled in an accredited college or university interested in pursuing a career in the emergency management field of study. This includes emergency management, homeland security, fire suppression, law enforcement, hazardous material, arson investigation, etc.


New Jersey Schoolwoman's Club Scholarship

For Female HS Graduates from NJ intending to pursue a degree in Education

DUE APRIL 8, 2024
Application must be mailed according to instructions

NJ Schoolwoman's Club Scholarship

NJ Schoolwoman's Club Cover Letter

Notable Singers Scholarship

This scholarship will be given to one student who plans to study vocal music in college

DUE May 5


Pomptonian Giovina Coscia Memorial Scholarship

Pomptonian Food Service will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships in memory of our founder, Giovina Coscia. The monetary awards are available to graduating seniors in any of the high schools Pomptonian serves. Children of Pomptonian employees are not eligible for this award

DUE April 5, 2024

Pomptonian Food Service will be awarding four $1,000 scholarships in memory of our founder, Giovina Coscia. The monetary awards are available to graduating seniors in any of the high schools Pomptonian serves. Children of Pomptonian employees are not eligible for this award. APPLICATION FORM

SGT Ryan E. Doltz Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Applicants are graduating seniors from Morris County who are members of the band and plan on attending a 4-year college

DUE APRIL 1, 2024


Tessa Handerhan Inclusion Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to someone who has taken meaningful action to prevent bullying and promote inclusion.


The 200 Club of Morris Scholarships

Scholarship eligibility is limited to high school seniors who volunteer as a first aid squad/EMS department member who volunteer as a firefighter in a fire department in Morris County, or whose parent/guardian is actively serving in or retired from the following agencies in, or serving, Morris County. Application deadline February 28, 2023.

February 29, 2024


The Luke Warbeck Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to two Morris County high school graduates who embody Luke's work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit and plan to pursue an entrepreneurial path



The Summit College Club

High school graduate that has shown academic achievement and leadership at school. Applicants must be from Summit, Chatham, Kent Place, Governor Livingston, Millburn, New Provident and Oak Knoll

February 28, 2024


Community Foundations - Universal Application

March 31, 2024

Students must create an account and the software will link them with eligible opportunities such as Arabia, Pandolfo, Hightower, Hinsch, and Eisen opportunities.