Scholarships

2021 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
Students must notify their counselor and request transcripts (if needed) 2 weeks prior to the deadline listed below.

Joseph Taub Scholar Athlete Award 
)pen to all student-athletes in their senior year who demonstrate strong academic ability and exemplary leadership skills in sports, school, and within their community. One male and one female athlete, will each receive a $3,600 college scholarship! Second place winners will receive a $900 scholarship and third place winners receive a $540 college scholarship. 
In the event COVID-19 interfered with participation in a sport or activity, an explanation can be provided on the application.

Click/tap here to apply! 

Application deadline: February 5, 2021
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JOHN COCULA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION   
 
The applicant must be a resident of the City of Garfield who participates in sports on some level.

Instructions:  Download application below and email completed application with all supporting documents (essay, letters of recommendation) to your guidance counselor.

Deadline:  March 8, 2021
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OppU Achievers Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, U.S. citizen or resident

Deadline: September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30

To Apply: Students submit a short response to the question "What makes you an achiever?"
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Garfield UNICO Scholarship Application
The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors of Italian descent AND a resident of the City of Garfield OR recommended by a UNICO National member.
Unico Application (click Here)
Deadline:  April 1, 2021
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Janet Logan Daily Foundation

Graduating high school seniors from New Jersey enrolling full-time in an accredited university or college within the United States are eligible. Applicants must meet the following criteria: students must have worked an average of 30 hours per week during the summer since the age of 16 (paid positions only), actively participate in at least one extra-curricular activity, and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Financial need may be considered when selecting the recipient.

Apply online:  https://www.janetlogandailyfoundation.org/start

Deadline:  April 1, 2021
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Asian Pacific Community Fund

The deadline for all scholarships is due at 11:59 PM Friday, April 2, 2021.
Your school is eligible for the:

Cathay Bank Scholarship:
Taiwanese American Scholarship:
https://tascholarshipfund.org/2021-tasf-scholarship-overview/

Kao Kalia Yang  Scholarship:
https://www.apcf.org/kao-kalia-yang-scholarship-open

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B. Davis Scholarship

  • High school juniors & seniors
  • No transcripts or letters of recommendation
  • Essay (1,000 words) – Describe 3 characteristics of leadership you value most.Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.

Deadline:  May 22, 2021
Send your essay submissions with your Name & Current School to awards@studentawardsearch.com
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BigSun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Their participation may be in any capacity, whether as a player, coach or official.

Deadline               -     June 19, 2021  
Amount of Award  -        $500.00
 
The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
 
Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
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