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NJESA Youth Scholarship Program

The New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA) is glad to announce the Youth Scholarship Program for 2017/18 session. Eligible students should be between 15 and 20 years of age. He or she must be a graduating high school senior who will receive a diploma from an accredited high school, located within the state where they apply. The amount of the prizes ranging from $1,000 to $7,500. 

Scholarship Description
The New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA), an official chartered chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA), is pleased to announce Youth Scholarship Program. The scholarship is created to promote goodwill among the electronic life safety and security industry and police and fire officers by providing college scholarship awards to their deserving sons or daughters.

Award Value

  • The scholarship awards, in the amounts of $1,500 for first prize and $1,000 for second prize, are available to qualified high school seniors.
  • An exciting aspect of this scholarship is that the first place winner from our state is eligible for the nation scholarship awards. The ESA Youth Scholarship Program awards two scholarships. The first place national winner will receive $7,500 and the second place national winner will receive $2,500.

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in all subjects.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 20.
  • He or she must be a graduating high school senior who will receive a diploma from an accredited high school, located within the state where they apply.
  • Home schooled students and students attending military or boarding schools are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university, matriculating the following year.
  • Each eligible student must have a qualified father, mother or natural guardian.

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S students may apply this scholarship.

Application Instruction
Application package must be consisting the materials as follow:

  • Essay (typed). Write a 500-1000 word essay.
  • Transcripts from the school (or parent if home schooled) that lists the student’s grade point average. GPA must be in a standard 4.0 or 0-100 percent scale or conversion method must be provided (weighted GPA scores accepted).
  • Proof of acceptance to a college or university (letter/certificate acceptable; does not have to be the student’s intended college or university).
  • Proof of parent’s occupation (copy of ID or supervisory letter on station letterhead acceptable)
  • Copies of official SAT and/or ACT test score results. (These may be included on and sent with official high school transcripts).
  • Resume listing academic prizes, awards, hobbies, extracurricular activities and work history.
  • Letter of recommendations from a high school counselor, teacher or other outside agency which verifies participation in extracurricular activities and speaks of the student’s character

Submission Deadline
March 10, 2017.

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