As part of the Brookdale Community College COVID-19 response and support initiatives, the Wilbur Ray Memorial Scholarship will provide twenty $500 scholarships for Fall 2020.  The scholarship is available to diverse (students of color) incoming high school and currently enrolled Brookdale students. Visit\wilburray for more information about the scholarship and application details. Application deadline is September 18, 2020.

  • 20 $500 Scholarships for currently enrolled Brookdale students and incoming High School Students
  • 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 and plan to register as a full-time student in the Fall of 2020.
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • Career interest in criminal justice and/or related field may have preference.


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  • Personal Information:

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  • High School Student Information:

    (if you are graduating high school student applying for the $500 scholarship complete this section)
  • *Current Grades/Transcripts – *Please include your high school transcript with this application
  • 3. Brookdale Community College Student Information

    (if you are a current Brookdale student applying for a $500 scholarship, complete this section)
  • *Current Grades/Transcripts – *Please include your Brookdale transcript with this application
  • Extra-Curricular Activities:

  • Financial Information:

  • Essay:

  • Letters of Recommendation:

    Please submit two letters of recommendation:
  • Certification/Signature:

    I understand a. That the Wilbur Ray Scholarship Committee reserves the right to request additional information from applicants regarding my eligibility for this scholarship b. That selections for this scholarship are final; c. That, should I be the recipient and then withdraw from my planned academic program, the scholarship award will be forfeited; d. That as a condition of receiving the scholarship, all applicants are required to submit an impact statement and complete an exit program questionnaire. I hereby certify that the statements herein are true and that I believe I am eligible for this award.
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