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Scholarships, Grants and Awards for
All Centenary Students

Centenary College awards need-based institutional grants to students who demonstrate need for them. These grants are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. These funds are limited; therefore, students are encouraged to apply for financial aid early in order to be considered for these grants.

Select a link below to learn more about a specific award.

Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation
Arden Davis Melick '60 and Bernice Spies Davis '31 Scholarship
BD Scholarship
Bertha Florey Sloan Scholarship in Business
Carol Whitney Harrington '50 Scholarship
Centenary College Criminal Justice Student Achievement Award
Charlottw W. Newcombe Scholarship
Christopher Willis Scholarship in Accounting
Claire Couch Bosee '54 Tea Dance Scholarship
Comprehensive Group Scholarship
Cutler and Swenson Award in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Deloitte Scholarship
Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship
Diane "DD"Sillcocks '54 Memorial Scholarship
Doris L. Moore Award
Douglas Wolfe Turrell Memorial Community Service Award
Dr. Charles Frederickson Award
Elaine Stewart Tyrrell Memorial Scholarship
Elizabeth Dickinson Dunlap Scholarship
Elmer E. Pearce Speech Prize
Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundations Scholarship
Grauert Prize in English (donor information and criteria needed)
H. Graham dubois Award for Literature
Harry J. Strickhausen Award for Excellence in Writing
Harry Strickhausen Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Harry Strickhausen Memorial Scholarship
Heath Prize in Chemistry
James Gregory Smith Memorial Scholarship
Jane Barbara Thomas Scholarship in Fashion Merchandising
Jerome Kaiser Part-Time Business Student Award
Johnson & Johnson Pre-Professional Health Care Scholarship
Jones Fashion Scholarship
Kathleen Coakley Koch '67 Scholarship
Lackland Centenary Award
Linne Family Scholarship
Lions Club Scholarship
Longfield Family Scholarship
Margaret C. Snyder '29 Scholarship
Margaret de Neufville Scholarship
Perricone Family Sports Management Award
President's Circle Scholarship
Raymond Sloan Scholarship in the Arts
Raymonde Maurice Award
Richard A. Dennis Scholarship
Robert & Christine Cox Family Scholarship
Ruth Ericksen Andrews Scholarship
Stutzman Prize in Biology
Susan Bao ENACTUS Scholarship
Union County Students Scholarship
Union Scholars (E.J. Grassmann Trust)
United Methodist Allocation Scholarship
United Methodist Foundation Merit Scholarship
United Way of Northern New Jersey Women's Leadership Council Scholarship
UPS Undergraduate Scholarship

Affinity Federal Credit Union Foundation

Awarded to a student from New Jersey transferring into Centenary with a junior or senior status, based on need. Preference should be given to students transferring to Centenary from the County College of Morris.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Dr. Farrell.

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Arden Davis Melick '60 and Bernice Spies Davis '31 Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by generous donations from Chairman of the Board of Trustees Arden Davis Melick ‘60 in memory of her mother, Bernice Spies Davis, class of ’31. In 2006, the Centenary College Board of Trustees elected Ms. Melick chairman. Ms. Melick is the longest serving member of the Board of Trustees, and she is the first alumna/us to serve as chairman of the board. She is also the first woman to hold this position. Ms. Melick is also member of Centenary College’s President’s Circle. Her mother, Bernice Spies Davis, was a member of the first graduating class of Centenary’s Junior College and national president of Centenary College’s Alumni Association.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from students in the top 20% of their class, with preference given to a female New Jersey resident.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Melick.

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BD Scholarship

A competitive scholarship opportunity, the BD Scholarship supports students who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to a career in the healthcare industry.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from juniors and seniors with at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA who demonstrate interest in the halthcare industry. Financial need may be considered in selection.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Jennifer Farrington.

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Bertha Florey Sloan Scholarship in Business

The Bertha Florey Sloan Scholarship in Business is made possible by the generous support of Dr. Harold Sloan, in memory of his wife, Bertha Florey Sloan, Class of 1905. Dr. Harold Sloan met Bertha Florey while they both attended The Centenary Collegiate Institute. Upon Bertha Florey’s graduation, Harold left at the same time for further schooling. Shortly after Bertha’s death in 1979, Dr. Sloan established the Bertha Florey Sloan Scholarship Fund. Following the death of his brother, Raymond Paton Sloan, Dr. Sloan established a scholarship in his name as well.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from continuing students demonstrating high scholarship in business.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Lisowski-Sloan.

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Carol Whitney Harrington ’50 Scholarship

The scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from Carol Whitney Harrington ’50 and her husband, Roby Harrington. The Harrington’s are recognized for the steadfast commitment to Centenary College.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from students with at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA, with a preference for a female student, to reward academic and athletic accomplishments.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Harrington.

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Centenary College Criminal Justice Student Achievement Award

This award is made possible by the generous donations from members of Centenary College’s Criminal Justice Department. The award was created in memory of Nicholas J. Magos, Sr., Deputy Chief of Detectives, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office and graduate of Centenary College, Class of 2006.

This award is given to a graduating senior that is majoring in Criminal Justice or Sociology: concentration in Criminal Justice; who has attained a GPA of 3.2 or higher; has demonstrated involvement and leadership in the Criminal Justice Program; and has demonstrated intent to seek employment within the Criminal Justice system; or continue on to Criminal Justice graduate studies upon graduation. Additionally, the recipient must have a clean academic and student record and may be full-time, part-time, or transfer student. This award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Linne.

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Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation dedicated to women who have exhausted other sources of funding but who are close to realizing their academic goals and beginning a new career.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from students with financial need who are at least 25 years of age and who have completed at least half of the requirements for their degree. A majority of the funds from this Foundation will be directed to undergraduate women enrolled in a four-year degree programs. However, awards may be made to women enrolled in second Bachelor’s degree programs and certificate programs. The Charlotte W. Newcombe Scholarship may be awarded to women enrolled in Master’s degree programs; however, it must be clear that the degree is necessary to enable the candidate to gain employment or maintain or improve her employment situation

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Wilfrid.

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Christopher Willis Scholarship in Accounting

The Christopher Willis Scholarship in Accounting is made possible by the generous donations made by Jennifer Fung, a former faculty member, in honor of her husband, Christopher Willis.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from students demonstrating financial need and above average academic record. Additionally, the recipient must be a business major with a strong interest in accounting.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Fung.

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Claire Couch Bosee ’54 Tea Dance Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generous donations received from and on behalf of Claire Couch Bosee ’54 in dedication of her accomplishments at Centenary.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from meritorious students with financial need who are majoring in education or liberal arts and planning to enter the field of teaching on the elementary, high school or college level.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Bosee.

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Comprehensive Group Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generous donations from The Comprehensive Asset Management and Servicing, Inc., and its President, Timothy L. Smith. Mr. Smith is a former trustee of the Centenary College Board of Trustees.

There are two awards offered within this scholarship: The first award is available to to an incoming freshman with a declared theater major. The second award is available to an incoming freshman with significant financial need.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Smith.

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Cutler and Swenson Award in Social and Behavioral Sciences

This award is presented to the degree candidate who has shown the highest proficiency in the field and the greatest interest in civic affairs. This award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Deloitte Scholarship

The scholarship recipient will be selected from juniors and seniors in the Accounting program with at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA who demonstrate superior academic performance and promise for a career in public accounting.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Ellen Stafford-Sigg.

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Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generous donations from the Delta Kappa Gamma International, Epsilon Chapter, is a women's education society.

The scholarship The scholarship recipient will be an education major with at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA with a preference for a woman from New Jersey.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Sirocky.

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Diane “DD” Sillcocks ’54 Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generous donations received from and on behalf of Mr. Warren B. Sillcocks ’01 HA, in memory of his wife, Diane “DD” Sillcocks ‘54, a former member of the President’s Circle and the Alumni Association Executive Board. DD amazed everyone with her enthusiasm for Centenary and her ability to translate it into action. DD was a model “ambassador” for the College, and worked tirelessly to promote Centenary College among its alumni.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from meritorious students with financial need in the communications and performing arts fields.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Sillcocks.

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Doris L. Moore Award

This award is made possible by the generous support of Dr. Sandra Moore and her brother, Peter Moore, in memory of their mother, Doris L. Moore. Ms. Moore was an elementary art teacher who upheld the highest standards for herself and her students.

The scholarship is awarded to a rising Junior or Senior with at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA in an Education major who exemplifies dedication to education and students.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Dr. Moore and Mr. Moore.

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Douglas Wolfe Turrell Memorial Community Service Award

This scholarship is made possible by generous donations from Sally Wolfe Turrell ‘52 and her family in memory of the loving son, Douglas Wolfe, who was attending college when he passed away in 1993.

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to continuing students who excel in community service, this having been one of Douglas’ primary interests. Additionally, recipient qualifications are also based on both need and merit. The Student Life Office is responsible for selecting the students.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Turrell.

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Dr. Charles Frederickson Award

This scholarship is made possible by the generous gifts from an anonymous alumnus. The Dr. Charles Frederickson Award is in honor of Dr. Frederickson, Professor of Psychology at Centenary College and esteemed member of the Centenary community for twenty-nine years.

This award is given to a student who exemplifies Dr. Frederickson’s high ethical behavior and leadership skills that enables others to make positive life-choices. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA. The Dean of Students shall choose a returning student meeting these criteria. This award is presented at the Leadership Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Boody.

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Elaine Stewart Tyrrell Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by generous donations from Arthur D. Tyrrell, Jr. and other donors. These gifts are given in honor of Arthur’s wife, Elaine Stewart Tyrrell, who passed away from ALS in 2013. Elaine graduated from West Morris Central High School in 1984, Stockton State College with her B.A. in criminal justice in 1988, and William Paterson College with her M.A. in social sciences in 1995. In 1988, Elaine was hired by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office, where she met her loving husband, Arthur. In 1993, Elaine was promoted to detective and graduated from the police academy. Elaine retired from the Prosecutor’s Office as a Detective Sergeant in June 2013.  In addition to being an active volunteer within her community, Elaine was a member of Centenary College’s part-time faculty.  Elaine often expressed her love for teaching at Centenary.

The recipient must be a senior majoring in Criminal Justice and who demonstrates the desire and intent to pursue a career in Criminal Justice.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Tyrrell.

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Elizabeth Dickinson Dunlap Scholarship

The Elizabeth Dickinson Dunlap Scholarship is made possible by the generous donations from Elizabeth Dickinson Dunlap ’44 and her family. At the time Elizabeth was attending, both of her parents were deceased and scholarship assistance was what allowed her to attend College. This scholarship was established to thank Centenary for the educational opportunity and to make it possible for others to enjoy a similar Centenary experience.

The purpose of this award is to provide scholarship assistance to a student, preferably a female, who is majoring in Business. The scholarship will be renewed each year dependent on the student’s financial need and satisfactory academic progress.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mrs. Miller and Ms. Damos.

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Elmer E. Pearce Speech Prize

This prize is made possible by the generous donations made by Betty Ann Leith, daughter of Elmer Ellsworth Pearce. Mr. Pearce served as Vice President of Centenary’s Board of Trustees during the 1950’s. Not only was his legacy highlighted by his daughter Betty Ann, but also by his daughter, Winifred Pearce Wooding, class of 1937, and granddaughter, Leslie Wooding , Class of 1971. (Side bar: In 1951, Mr. Pearce stood beside Charles A. Van Winkle as he presented the College with an original step of the White House. It currently stands in the center of the quad, where it serves as the base for the brass sundial which was received as a gift from the class of 1905.)

The prize is presented to the student who has shown the greatest improvement in speech. The recipient is selected by the Communication & Fine Arts Faculty. This award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from the Fred J. Brotherton Charitable Foundation in memory of Fred J. Brotherton, former member of the Centenary College Board of Trustees.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from all new freshmen. The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Lugis.

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Grauert Prize in English (donor information and criteria needed)Grauert Prize in English

The scholarship is presented to an English major who has shown outstanding achievement within the major. The recipient is selected by the English & Foreign Languages Department faculty. This award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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H. Graham Dubois Award for Literature

The H. Graham Dubois Award for Literature is made possible by the generous support of Edie Bolte Kutz, Class of 1942. The H. Graham DuBois Award for Literature was established in honor of Dr. DuBois, a past Chair of Centenary’s English Department, and Mrs. DuBois.

The scholarship is awarded to a student who exhibits a genuine affection for literature and excels in scholarship and research, ability for critical analysis, ability to understand and relate to literature concepts, creative thinking, and imaginative writing. This award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Kutz.

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Harry J. Strickhausen Award for Excellence in Writing

This award is made possible by the generous support of Dr. Douglas Schwegel and the College’s English & Foreign Languages department. This award was established in honor of Dr. Schwegel’s partner and life-long friend, Professor Emeritus Harry Strickhausen, who taught English at Centenary College for 30 years.

This is presented annually to recognize outstanding achievement in student writing within an academic program. Faculty members are invited to submit one piece of a student’s writing submitted for any course each academic year. The submissions are judged by a panel from the English & Foreign Languages faculty and the winner or winners are announced at the English & Foreign Languages Department Awards Ceremony.  This award is presented at the English Dpartment Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Dr. Sharon Decker.

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Harry Strickhausen Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is made possible by generous donations from Dr. Douglas Schwegel, in memory of his dear friend and partner, Dr. Harry Strickhausen. Professor Strickhausen was a deeply valued, beloved, member of the Centenary community for over 30 years. Among his many accomplishments, Professor Strickhausen was a poet, author, collector, and served as a Gates-Ferry Lecturer.

The scholarship recipient will be selected by the English faculty.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Harry Strickhausen Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is made possible by generous donations from Dr. Douglas Schwegel, in memory of his dear friend and partner, Dr. Harry Strickhausen. Professor Strickhausen was a deeply valued, beloved, member of the Centenary community for over 30 years. Among his many accomplishments, Professor Strickhausen was a poet, author, collector, and served as a Gates-Ferry Lecturer.

The scholarship recipient will be selected by the English faculty.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Heath Prize in Chemistry

The Heath Prize in Chemistry is typically presented to a science major who demonstrates aptitude and scholastic achievement. The recipient is selected by the Mathematics & Natural Sciences faculty. The award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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James Gregory Smith Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generous donations from Dr. Barbara-Jayne Lewthwaite, President of Centenary College, and numerous other donors. James Gregory Smith Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. Lewthwaite’s colleagues in loving memory of her brother, James Gregory Smith, who perished in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He was a self-made man, working as an independent trader of preferred stocks at Cantor Fitzgerald. He worked his way through his undergraduate and graduate studies and established a wonderful, loving home and life for his wife and four children. He epitomized the realization of potential on both a personal and professional level.

This award is given to a student who is working hard to realize his potential. The scholarship is awarded to a junior in a Business major with a 3.00 cumulative GPA who is in economic need.  This award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Dr. Lewthwaite.

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Jane Barbara Thomas Scholarship in Fashion Merchandising

This scholarship was established in 1978 by Mr. and Mrs. Grady Thomas in memory of their daughter, Jane Barbara Thomas, Class of 1940.

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in fashion and an outstanding student in merchandising. One is given for merchandising and one for design both based on a combination of GPA and contribution to the program.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Jerome Kaiser Part-Time Business Student Award

The Jerome Kaiser Part time Business Student Award is made possible by the generous support from Rita Quade. The fund was established with a gift from Mrs. Quade in memory of her brother, Jerome Kaiser. Mrs. Quade is the widow of Centenary College’s beloved Professor Robert Quade.

The award is given to a graduating part-time student who is a Business major and who has accumulated a minimal of 60 credits at Centenary with the highest grade point average. The recipient is selected by the Business Studies department faculty. This award is presented at the Business Studies Department Awards Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Johnson & Johnson Pre-Professional Health Care Scholarship

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Joanna Fillweber.

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Jones Fashion Scholarship

The Jones Group, Inc. (formerly Jones Apparel Group), is an American designer, marketer and wholesaler of famous brands of  clothing, shoes and accessories. Jones Group has provided scholarship support to Centenary College for over ten years.

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student within Communication & Fine Arts  program majoring in Fashion/Fashion Merchandising. The recipient is selected by the Director of Financial Aid and the Communication & Fine Arts faculty.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Tejero-DeColli.

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Kathleen Coakley Koch ’67 Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generous donations by Mr. Charles Koch and Mrs. Kathleen Coakley Koch ’67.

The scholarship recipient must be an incoming freshman, admitted with a 3.8 GPA or higher, 1200 SAT or higher, or 27SCT or higher.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Koch.

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Lackland Centenary Award

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from Carol Burgess Lackland ’54/10 HA and her husband, David Lackland ’10 HA. They are distinguished honorary alumni because of their support and ongoing participation at Centenary College. The Lacklands are benefactors of the David and Carol Lackland Center that houses classrooms, the campus dining room, a 500-seat theater, and the radio and TV stations.

The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Transfer Offices at RVCC and Centenary.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Lackland.

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Linne Family Scholarship

This is scholarship made possible by the generous donations made by Christopher Linne ‘02/’04. Professor Linne is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Centenary College.

The scholarship recipient will be selected based on need and who demonstrates motivation in their academic pursuits. Additionally, the recipient cannot be a user of tobacco products.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Linne.

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Lions Club Scholarship

Awarded to recognize a d Centenary College student who is an active member of the Lion's Club and who best represents and exemplifies the integrity of the Club's purpose. The student, though volunteerism will be recognized for his/her commitment to community service and the duties undertaken that best meet the needs of the community.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Brandt.

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Longfield Family Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from William H. and Nancy Longfield. Mr. Longfield is a former member of Centenary College’s Board of Trustees.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from students with financial need and at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA. The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Margaret C. Snyder ’29 Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generous donation by Mr. William Snyder, made in memory of his sister, Ms. Margaret C. Snyder ’29.

The scholarship recipient will selected from students with financial need who graduated in good standing from Hackettstown High School and have demonstrated an interest in extracurricular activities. If no qualified students from Hackettstown High School apply, the scholarship(s) may be awarded to a student who qualifies, lives in Hackettstown, but attended West Morris HS, Mt. Olive HS, or Warren Hills HS. The scholarship is renewable up to 4 years dependent on the student’s financial need and satisfactory academic progress.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Margaret de Neufville Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from Dr. John de Neufville, made in memory of his mother, Margaret de Neufville, to assist women attending Centenary College.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from women students in their junior or senior year.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Dr. de Neufville.

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Perricone Family Sports Management Award

The Perricone Family Sports Management Award is made possible by the generous support of David Perricone, Centenary College faculty member, the Perricone family, and numerous donors. This award was established by David’s father, Anthony M. Perricone, an avid sports fan, semi-pro league baseball player, coach, and community volunteer. Upon his passing, the Perricone family decided to honor his legacy by continuing the Perricone Family Sports management Award.

The scholarship is awarded to a Sports Management major to assist with tuition. The scholarship recipient is based on merit.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Anthony Perricone.

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President’s Circle Scholarship

In 1993-1994, 12 alumni were identified and recruited to establish the “Founders” group. These alumni, in conjunction with the President, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the College Relations staff, met in February 1994 for the inaugural meeting of the President’s Circle. The membership of the President’s Circle is diverse in geography, talent and background. The President’s Circle has grown to more than 30 members. The purpose of the President’s Circle is to engage alumni leaders and friends in areas critical to the future of the institution – recruitment, student life, fundraising and the other priorities, as determined by the leadership of Centenary College. The President’s Circle Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in October 2010 to provide scholarships to deserving students at Centenary College. The Scholarship is made possible by the generous donations of the President’s Circle members.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Moran and Ms. Rowland.

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Raymond Sloan Scholarship in the Arts

The Raymond Sloan Scholarship in the Arts is made possible by the generous support of Dr. Harold Sloan, in memory of his brother, Raymond Paton Sloan. Dr. Sloan was married to Bertha Florey, Class of 1905. They met while attending The Centenary Collegiate Institute. (This award was preceded by the establishment of Bertha Florey Sloan Scholarship in Business.)

This scholarship is awarded to one outstanding returning full-time student in Art & Design, and one outstanding full-time student in the Graphic Design Program, who have demonstrated high scholarship in conjunction with a strong interest in the arts.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Lisowski-Sloan.

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Raymonde Maurice Award

The Raymonde Maurice award was inaugurated in 1996 in loving memory of Raymonde Maurice, Class of 1989, by John and Kate Shayner ‘80/’82. (After Dr. Shayner’s passing in 2009, Billie Blackwell, Centenary’s Athletic Director, vowed to continue this award).

The recipient is the individual who most personifies the qualities of Raymonde Maurice:  commitment to the college, devotion to duty, love for humanity, and fidelity to Christian values. In particular, the recipient must be in need of scholarship and should be one who has clearly demonstrated that he or she has taken full advantage of the opportunity for a Centenary education.  This award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Blackwell.

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Richard A. Dennis Scholarship

The Richard A. Dennis Endowed Scholarship is made possible by the generous donations from his wife, Anne Dennis, colleagues, and friends, in honor of Mr. Dennis’ commitment and service to career, family, community and education. Mr. Dennis served on the College’s Board of Trustees from 1983 until 1988.

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize an academically promising second year Centenary student.  This award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mrs. Dennis.

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Robert & Christine Cox Family Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from Robert & Christine Cox. Mr. Cox is a former member of the Centenary College Board of Trustees.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from New Jersey residents with financial need.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. and Mrs. Cox.

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Ruth Ericksen Andrews Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible through the generous bequest established by Ruth Ericksen Andrews, Class of 1956. Ms. Andrews often expressed her gratitude to both Centenary College and God for giving her the means to give back.

The scholarship recipient will be selected based on both need and merit. Candidates must have a 3.0+ GPA

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Stutzman Prize in Biology

This prize is awarded to the student who demonstrates aptitude, academic achievement, and a commitment to the study of biology.

This prize is awarded to the student who demonstrates aptitude, academic achievement, and a commitment to the study of biology. The award is presented at the Baccalaureate Ceremony.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Freeman.

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Susan Bao ENACTUS Scholarship

Susan Bao ENACTUS Scholarship is made possible by generous donations from ENACTUS (formerly, SIFE): The Sam M. Walton ENACTUS alumnus of the year award recognizes the achievement of outstanding ENACTUS alum who has used his/her ENACTUS experience to excel in life and in his/her chosen career and who has continued to make a difference in the lives of others. In 1999, this prestigious national award honored Shujuan (Susan) Bao, Centenary College Alumna, Class of '96. A scholarship fund was established at Centenary in her name.

The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding member of ENACTUS.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Rohrs.

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Union County Students Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by the generous donations of the Union Foundation.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from Union County residents.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Engel.

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Union Scholars (E.J. Grassmann Trust)

This scholarship is possible by the generous donations of the E.J. Grassmann Trust.

The scholarship recipient will be selected from Union County residents.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Mr. Engel.

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United Methodist Allocation Scholarship

The scholarships recipient will be selected from traditional full-time undergraduate students with at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA who have been an active member of the United Methodist Church for at least one (1) year.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Steward.

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United Methodist Foundation Merit Scholarship

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Cook.

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United Way of Northern New Jersey Women's Leadership Council Scholarship

The Women’s Leadership Council Scholarship has been established to assist female, non-traditional students from Warren County with expenses related to education. The United Way of Northern New Jersey helps to provide the financial resources necessary to get women enrolled in educational programs which lead directly to immediate employment, thus enabling these women to financially support themselves and their families.

The applicant must be a female aged 21+ as of the first day of the semester for which the scholarship is being awarded; must be a resident of Warren County prior to applying for this scholarship; must be transferring directly from Warren County Community College to Centenary College; must be a full-time student enrolled or enrolling in a degree program which will lead directly to employment (scholarship cannot be used for “enrichment” classes, seminars or for “extra” classes offered to hone specific skills in a currently help position); both financial need and potential for program completion will be taken to account in the selection of award recipients; scholarships will be granted at the discretion of Centenary College; potential applicants who contact the United Way office will be directed to the Transfer Office at Centenary College.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Brelvi.

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UPS Undergaduate Scholarship

UPS has determined that their focus in providing scholarship support is “to provide opportunities for students primarily from under served and disadvantaged populations and communities.”

The scholarship recipient will be selected from traditional full time undergraduate students with at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA who are from at least one of the following target populations: first generation, low-income; minority or new American.

Thank you letters should be addressed to Ms. Martinez.

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