Thomas Edison State College offers a number of scholarships to assist students in meeting their financial commitments. The College's Scholarship Program does not discriminate based on religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, marital status, or disability.
Application Period: June 1 - July 31, 2013
Requirements and Awards: You must complete all sections of the application and meet all eligibility criteria, including submitting any required documentation, to be considered for an award. Scholarship applications will only be accepted June 1 – July 31. Incomplete applications will not be considered in the selection process. Award amounts may vary depending on the funds available and number of qualified applicants.
Deadline: Applications must be received not later than midnight, July 31, 2013.
Submission: Applications are to be submitted via the online application tool. Exceptions to this procedure may be requested by contacting the College Scholarship Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supplemental Documentation: See individual scholarships. Required supplemental documentation, if any, should be scanned and emailed to email@example.com or faxed to the Office of Financial Aid, 609-633-6489.
Acknowledgement and Notification: Applications will be acknowledged via e-mail. Applicants selected for a scholarship award will be notified in writing and will be required to accept the scholarship before funds will be disbursed.
Use of Funds: Scholarship funds may only be used for Thomas Edison State College credit earning options and associated tuition, fees, or books as permitted by the scholarship.
Funds used for books, must be arranged through the Bursar's Office
Contact: To contact the College Scholarship Committee please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Eligibility Criteria:
Have you completed the current year Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the Thomas Edison State College Application for Financial Aid?*
NOTE: To be considered for a scholarship, candidates must apply for financial aid.
Select only the scholarship(s) for which you are applying. Students may apply for more than one scholarship, but will only be able to accept one award. Submit separately any additional documentation or information required to meet eligibility criteria for those scholarships identified below with an asterisk (*).
The following scholarships are available to all enrolled students:
Rummel Foundation Endowed Scholarship
only to single mothers with dependent children. Verification of single motherhood with dependent(s) will be obtained through FAFSA.
The group of Military Scholarships is available only to those students so indicated, either Applicant or Enrolled students. Each scholarship requires the submission of documentation to verify the military related status of the applicant and, as needed, medical documentation verifying wounds or injuries for the Wounded Warrior scholarships.
All Applicants: Please tell the Scholarship Committee how a scholarship will help you attain your educational goals and how you plan to incorporate your degree from Thomas Edison State College into your personal and professional development.
Applicants for the Edwards Scholarship: Please include in your comments your professional plans and any compelling individual factors you wish the Scholarship Committee to know. Also, please state whether or not your tuition is covered in whole or in part by any hospital or other professional organization.
This essay must be limited to 1000 words.*
Certification: Read Carefully before Accepting:
I certify that the information contained in this application is accurate and current. I authorize the Scholarship Committee of Thomas Edison State College to review my supporting academic records and other eligibility verification documents provided by me for the purpose of the selection process. I agree to complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) ) and the Thomas Edison State College Financial Aid application. I also agree that funds received will be applied only to textbooks, fees, or tuition toward any credit-earning option offered at Thomas Edison State College. I understand this application is valid for only the Annual Scholarship Period for which I have applied.