Monmouth University has been awarded $50,000 for student scholarships by OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. The grant provides scholarships for tuition, fees and books for full-time freshmen who graduated from high schools in Monmouth and Ocean County. Scholarship recipients will each receive $2,500 awards.
Since 2010, Monmouth University has received $250,000 in total from the OceanFirst Foundation for student scholarships
“Thank you to the OceanFirst Foundation for its commitment to education and ongoing support of Monmouth University students,” said Paul R. Brown, president of Monmouth University. “The OceanFirst Foundation scholarship program continues to be valuable resource for so many outstanding students each year.”
Since its founding in 1902, OceanFirst Bank has built a solid reputation and legacy as a good neighbor and responsible corporate citizen. The Bank’s strong commitment to helping families, organizations, schools and communities throughout central New Jersey meet their financial needs has spanned several generations reaching new heights in 1996 with the creation of OceanFirst Foundation. The Foundation provides grants to organizations that meet community needs within the OceanFirst market area. Since its inception, OceanFirst Foundation has contributed more than $25 million to over 600 local charities and schools in Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex counties. To learn more about OceanFirst Foundation, visit www.oceanfirstfdn.org .