The Montclair Office Of School Counseling encourages all seniors to investigate scholarship opportunities. National scholarships can be searched through one of any number of online scholarship search services, such as Fastweb or Chegg. Below is a list of useful websites.

Local/Regional Scholarships 

For a list of local or regional scholarships, please see below. The list is updated periodically as scholarships are received by the Office Of School Counseling. Please note, all scholarships that require a paper application are available in the Office Of School Counseling(Main Building, second floor).  


Cornerstone Montclair
Deadline: 5/12/23

Cornerstone Montclair is an organization that seeks to create opportunities for individuals with disabilities to be active participants in their community through meaningful work and social engagement.   This organization offers $500 minimum scholarships to 2-3 Montclair High School Seniors who are planning to attend college in the fall of 2023.  Students can apply themselves or be nominated by a staff member, peer, or community leader.  The application involves an essay, but the overall application can be adapted to provide an avenue for all interested applicants to express their interest in being considered for the award.  Click here to learn more about this award and to apply.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund
Deadlines: Varying

The Thurgood Marhsall College Fund offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for students in a variety of areas.  Please click the link below to learn more about the numerous scholarship options supported by this organization.  

Peace Islands Institute
Deadline: 5/14/23

The Peace Islands institute is hosting it's annual art contest in order to award scholarships in varying amounts to the winners of 4 different content areas that best embody the theme of the year; The impact of social media on peace-building.  To learn more about the contest and associated scholarship, please click here.

Leisel Krehan Memorial Scholarship
Deadline:  5/15/23

This memorial scholarship includes (2)$1,000 scholarships that are awarded to graduating seniors who were either athletes, youth trainers, or referees, during their high school career.  Click here to apply.

PB&J Foundation
Deadline: 5/31/23

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school seniors who are attending school in the United States, plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college, and have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but who still have the drive to succeed.  Click here to apply

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program

Deadline: 6/12/23

The Abbott Fenner Scholarship Program is offering $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors.  To learn more about this possibility, please click here.  

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