SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR

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 faoffice@brookdalecc.edu

You may also search for scholarships offered by outside organizations at http://www.fastweb.com/

If you have questions, you can contact Tani Ortore, Foundation Coordinator at jortore@brookdalecc.edu


SCHOLARSHIPS BY APPLICATION–PLEASE REVIEW THE APPLICATIONS FOR CRITERIA AND DEADLINES TO SUBMIT. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


(10) $1,000 Jean Badgley Memorial Scholarships for first-generation students registered as a full-time student (12 credits or more) for fall 2021.  View PDF. 

(Twenty) $500 Wilbur Ray Memorial Scholarship: As part of the Brookdale Community College COVID-19 response and support initiatives, the Wilbur Ray Memorial Scholarship will provide twenty $500 scholarships for Spring 2021. The scholarship is available to diverse (students of color) incoming high school and currently enrolled Brookdale students. Visit website for more information about the scholarship and application details. Application deadline is January 11, 2021. View PDF

(One) $500 James V. Palumbo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for a student athlete who has completed two years of eligibility, has earned a minimum of 24 credits and has a GPA of 3.0 or better. View the PDF.

(One) $500 Vinnie Gorman “Blue Bishops” Scholarship for a 2021 Asbury Park High School graduate with Grade Point Average of B or better, registered to attend Brookdale in fall 2021 and a member of varsity sports team or active in community service. 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 2021, one of which is RDIO 295 or RDIO 299. View the PDF.

The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders created a scholarship program for Brookdale graduates who are residents of Monmouth County planning to attend Monmouth University. Nine (9) Eligible students can receive $5,000 per academic year for up to two consecutive years.  Students must meet certain criteria. For more information contact the Monmouth University Financial Aid department: https://www.monmouth.edu/finaid/contacting-the-financial-aid-office/