As part of the Brookdale Community College COVID-19 response and support initiatives, the Wilbur Ray Memorial Scholarship will provide twenty scholarships for Fall 2021.  The scholarship is available to full-time & part-time diverse (students of color) incoming high school and currently enrolled Brookdale students. Full-time students taking 12 or more credits are eligible for a $1000 scholarship. Part-time students taking at least 6 credits are eligible for a $500 scholarship. Application deadline is July 31st.

AWARDS

  • $1000 Scholarships to full time incoming Monmouth County high school graduates to attend Brookdale Community College taking 12 or more credits
  • $1000 Scholarships for full time currently enrolled Brookdale students taking 12 or more credits
  • $500 Scholarships for part-time incoming Monmouth County High School Graduate taking a minimum of 6 credits.
  • $500 Scholarships for currently enrolled Brookdale students taking a minimum of 6 credits

ELIGIBILITY

  • 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.

Scholarship amount is credited to the student’s account at Brookdale to be used to cover tuition, fees, or books.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Write your name on each attachment
  • Application and related documents must be received by July 31 for the fall semester and January 15 for the spring semester of any given year.
  • Attach two (2) letters of recommendation.  (See Part 7)
  • Personal Information:

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  • High School Student Information:

    If you are graduating high school complete this section
  • *Current Grades/Transcripts – *Please include your high school transcript with this application
  • Transcript Submission:

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • 3. Brookdale Community College Student Information

    Current Brookdale students complete this section
  • Extra-Curricular Activities:

  • Financial Information:

  • *Current Grades/Transcripts – *Please include your Brookdale transcript with this application
  • Transcript Submission:

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Essay:

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Letters of Recommendation:

    Please submit two letters of recommendation:
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • 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.

    I hereby certify that the statements herein are true and that I believe I am eligible for this award.

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