//Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

Princeton Area Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Princeton Area Community Foundation has awarded more than $98,000 in scholarships to 35 high school and college students.

The Community Foundation awarded $42,700 to 18 high school students who will begin college this fall, and renewed another $55,850 in scholarships to 17 college students who will return to classes in September.

“We are very proud of these hard-working students, and wish them success as they continue their education,” said Jeffrey M. Vega, President & CEO of the Community Foundation. “We are thankful for our loyal donors who have created scholarship funds so we can help these students.”

A list of high school students, the colleges they plan to attend, along with the names of the scholarships and the amounts awarded per year, is below. For the full list of new and renewed scholarships, visit https://pacf.org/2018-scholarships-announced/

Mercer County

Hamilton Township

Greater Mercer Scholarship (1 year)

  • Hifsa Chaudry, Nottingham High School, Brown University: $2,000

Lion Woodward Educational Fund/ Rotary Club of Trenton (4 years)

  • Beatrice Boyce, Nottingham High School: $2,500

John R. and Shirley I. Forrest Memorial Scholarship (4 years)

  • LeeAnna Alpert, Hamilton High School West, Rider University: $5,000

Hopewell Valley Central High School

Mary Elliott Wislar Memorial Scholarship (2 years)

  • Ali Schragger, Wake Forest University: $6,100

Lion Woodward Educational Fund/Rotary Club of Trenton (4 years)

  • Ali Schragger, Wake Forest University: $2,500

Lawrence High School

Elizabeth Cordwell Scholarship (1 year)

  • Yasmine Haschicha, American University: $500
  • Rebecca Jacob, Rutgers University: $500
  • Jennifer Zoll, Johns Hopkins University: $500
  • Sarah Zoll, Villanova University: $500

Princeton High School

Myrtle Hensor Teaching Scholarship (1 Year)

  • Victoria Addonzio, The College of New Jersey: $1,000

Louise Maas Allied Health Professions Scholarship (1 year)

  • Eliz Dikener, Boston University: $1,000

Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J. Frank Scholarship (4 years)

  • Robert Smithers, Boston College: $1,000

West-Windsor-Plainsboro High School South

Princeton Post No. 76, American Legion Dr. Henry J. Frank Scholarship (4 years)

  • Brianna Hodges, Columbia University: $1,000

Camden County

Collingswood High School

Michael McGarry Skowronek Scholarship (2 years)

  • Sara Waldron, The College of New Jersey: $2,500

Hunterdon County

North Hunterdon High School

Frank, Ada, and Elizabeth Compton Scholarship (1 year)

  • Mikayla Simonski, Misericordia University: $4,550

Voorhees High School

Frank, Ada, and Elizabeth Compton Scholarship (1 year)

  • Connor Strohm, Rutgers University: $4,550

 Ocean County

Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science

Sandra M. Glazier Memorial Scholarship (4 years)

  • Alaina Polbok, University of Pittsburgh: $5,000

Union County

Cranford High School

Macklin Soccer Scholarship (1 year)

  • Margaret Roman, University of Maryland: $1,000

Macklin World Language Scholarship (1 year)

  • Andrew Rojo, Boston College: $1,000

For more information about creating scholarship funds at the Community Foundation, contact Elizabeth B. Wagner, Senior Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer, at ewagner@pacf.org or 609.219.1800 ext. 12.

The Princeton Area Community Foundation promotes philanthropy and builds community across Mercer County and central New Jersey. It helps people and companies make effective charitable gifts and awards grants to nonprofits. Since its founding in 1991, the Community Foundation has grown into an organization with more than $170 million in assets and made grants of more than $126 million, including $20 million in 2017.

 

2018-08-16T14:15:59+00:00