Available Scholarships

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Application Deadlines Extended

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

You may also search for scholarships offered by outside organizations at

If you have questions, you can contact Tani Ortore, Foundation Coordinator at

New scholarship available for the Spring 2020 Academic year for Immigrant Students. Priority selection is given to applications received by January 25, 2020. View details.

(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.

(Two) $500 Brookdale Community College Alumni Association Upper Division Scholarships are available to a December 2018 or a May 2019 graduating Brookdale student who plans to continue on to a four-year college. A faculty member must nominate the student. View the PDF.

(One) $500 Vinnie Gorman “Blue Bishops” Scholarship for a 2019 Asbury Park High School graduate with Grade Point Average of B or better, registered to attend Brookdale in fall 2019 and a member of varsity sports team or active in community service. View the PDF.

(One) $750 Kristoffer Anderson Memorial Culinary Scholarship for a student enrolled in the A.A.S. Culinary Degree Program and has a GPA of 3.5 or more in Culinary Art Classes. 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 2019. View the PDF.