Wilbur Ray Memorial Scholarship

AWARD for Fall 2019

  • One $1000 Scholarship for an incoming Brookdale student
  • Two $500 Scholarships for a currently enrolled Brookdale student
  • Scholarship amount is credited to the student’s account at Brookdale to be used to cover tuition, fees or books.


  • Monmouth County resident and high school/GED graduates.
  • Ethnic Minority Student
  • Completed a Brookdale Community College application, planning to register as a full-time student in the fall of 2019.
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Career interest in law enforcement and/or related field may have preference.
  • Available to be interviewed by the scholarship committee.


Application and related documents must be received by August 2, 2019

Please Include:

  • Your one-page essay (see Part V)
  • Two (2) Letters of recommendation – see Part VI
  • Current Brookdale transcript (unofficial) – see Part III

For additional information, email Fax:  732-224-2787

  • Personal Information:

  • Brookdale Transcript:

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher is required.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities:

  • Financial Information:

  • Essay:

  • -Your current or anticipated academic program -Your career objectives and goals -Why you believe you should be selected for this scholarship -Your financial need
  • Letters of Recommendation:

  • Drop files here or
    -One academic recommendation (guidance counselor, teacher, class advisor, coach, etc.) -One community recommendation (clergy, employer, etc. – not related to you)
  • Enrollment Status:

  • Certification/Signature:

    I understand -That the Wilbur Ray Scholarship Committee reserves the right to request additional information from any person named herein regarding my eligibility for this scholarship. -That selections for this scholarship will be final; -That, should I be the recipient and then withdraw from my planned academic program, my award will be forfeited. -An in-person interview will be scheduled before final decision is made.

Brookdale Community College Foundation | 765 Newman Springs Road | Lincroft, NJ  07738 | ph:732-224-2260