Available Scholarships

Available Scholarships

The majority of scholarships made available by the Brookdale Foundation and the Brookdale Alumni Association are awarded through the College’s Financial Aid department to students who do not receive Federal or State grants but who have filed a Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) form. We encourage all students & families to file the FAFSA form in order to be considered for scholarships.

Questions about FAFSA? Visit the Financial Aid website, or contact the Financial Aid office at (732) 224-2361 or e-mail questions to

The scholarships listed below are available by application. Please review each for specific criteria and deadlines.


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(Fifty) $1,000 OceanFirst Foundation Scholarships to 2016 high school graduates who attend high schools and live in towns in the OceanFirst market (see application for specifics).  DEADLINE IS MAY 1, 2016   View the PDF.

(Two) $500 Brookdale Community College Alumni Association Upper Division Scholarships are available to a December or a May graduating Brookdale student who plans to continue on to a four-year college. A faculty member must nominate the student.  View the PDF.

(Three) $500 Brookdale Community College Alumni Association Youth Opportunity Scholarships are available to an incoming Monmouth County high school graduate who plans to attend Brookdale full-time in the fall of 2016.  View the PDF.

(Six) $600 T. J. Bruno Memorial Scholarships for Students with Disabilities. This Endowed Scholarship was formed by Tony and Claudia Bruno, and family friends Eleanor and Roger Dolan, in memory of their son who died in 1999 at the age of 34. This scholarship is available to provide tuition assistance to Monmouth County incoming high school students who will attend Brookdale in Fall 2016.  Qualified applicants include those students who are classified and determined eligible for special education and related services under provision of the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA). This scholarship is renewable for a second year, based on satisfactory academic record at Brookdale.  View the PDF.

(One) Audrie LaTowsky AAUW Scholarship is awarded through the Northern Monmouth County Branch of the American Association of University Women. The LaTowsky Scholarship ranges from $500 to $1000 and is awarded to a female, 25 years or older by April 1, 2016, who is a permanent resident of Monmouth County and is a Brookdale student who plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree following Brookdale graduation. Must have completed 24 credits by May 2016 and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.  View the PDF.

(Four) $500 Alumni Association Harry V. Weber, Jr., Endowed Memorial Scholarships are available to Brookdale second year students enrolled in Nursing or Political Science; although students enrolled in other programs of study are also eligible. View the PDF.

(One) $500 Roger Price Conant Memorial Scholarship created in loving memory of our former colleague and friend. Students enrolled in one of the following programs: Media Studies, A.A.; Communications Media A.A.S., or Environmental and Earth Sciences A.S.  View the PDF.

(Four) $500 Wilbur Ray Memorial Scholarships are available to currently enrolled Brookdale students who are Monmouth County residents, ethnic minority students; can show evidence of financial need; and demonstrate career interest in law enforcement and/or related field. One $1,000 scholarship is available to an incoming high school student.  View the PDF.

(One) $1700 Theo Gade Endowed Memorial Radio Broadcasting Scholarship is available to currently enrolled Brookdale student who is majoring in either the A. A. Degree/Broadcasting Option or Communications Media Program; or A. A. S. Degree/Radio Broadcasting Option, and who is a second year, full-time matriculated student registered for 12 credits in the fall 2016, one of which is RDIO 295 or RDIO 299.  View the PDF.

(One) $500 Officer Kenneth F. Tietjen Memorial Scholarship is available to graduates of Monmouth County high schools and who are registered to attend Brookdale Community College as a Criminal Justice Major in the fall of 2016.  View the PDF.

(One) $1,800 Eileen Lucarelli Memorial Scholarship is available to a Brookdale student in the Respiratory Therapy program; who has earned a minimum of 8 credits in this program; has a GPA of 2.5+; and has financial need.  View the PDF.

(One) $1,000 Delores Lichtig Nursing Scholarship. Delores (DeDe) Lichtig is a graduate of the first nursing class at Brookdale Community College. She created this scholarship in appreciation for both the education she received and the subsequent opportunities granted during her nursing career. View the PDF.

(One) $500 Marianne Drake Memorial Scholarship is offered to students by application and will be awarded to a deserving student(s) at Brookdale Community College who is actively involved in Governance, has solid academic performance (unofficial transcript ok) and has financial need.  View the PDF.

(One) $500 Michael Fowler Memorial Scholarship is offered to a deserving student(s) at Brookdale Community College who have Fashion or Marketing as their chosen major and also may have financial need.  View the PDF.

(One) $500 Michael L. MacDougall Memorial Scholarship to a full time student who has completed a minimum of 12 credits and a GPA of 3.5 or better. See application for full criteria. View the PDF.

As scholarships become available, they will be posted here. Questions? Contact