• Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars Program

    The highest achieving New Jersey high school students are selected receive this scholarship. Students are selected based on a combination of class rank and SAT scores. The scholarship is not based on financial need, but on academic achievement. Participation is limited to renewal students. Annual awards are up to $1,000 for qualified students based on continued eligibility and available funding.

    In order to continue to receive this scholarship, students must:

    • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
    • Be a permanent New Jersey resident for at least 12 consecutive months immediately prior to enrollment
    • Be registered with Selective Service (if required)
    • Be enrolled full-time in an approved degree or certificate program
    • Attend an approved New Jersey college, university or degree-granting proprietary school
    • Maintain satisfactory academic progress to qualify for renewal
    • Be a prior recipient of this award