The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) is the statewide trade association for investor-owned utilities that provide essential water, wastewater, electric, natural gas, and telecommunications services to New Jersey residents and businesses. In 2021, NJUA is awarding the NJUA Trade and Vocational School Scholarship to two (2) qualified students who will be pursuing a trade or vocational degree at an accredited school located in New Jersey. The scholarship award is for up to $6,000 (with a maximum award of $1,500 per school year) depending on the total cost of the program to be applied to tuition only. Awards will be paid to the recipient's school in equal installments over the course of the program at the beginning of each semester upon presentation of satisfactory proof of enrollment for that semester and the students official transcripts from the previous semester.
Who is eligible?
A current high school senior; and
A New Jersey resident and a legal resident or citizen of the United States with permission to work in this
Can demonstrate overall excellence in high school; and
Can demonstrate financial need; and
A child of a parent not employed by a NJUA member company (NJUA member companies include: Aqua New Jersey Inc., Atlantic City Electric Company, Atlantic City Sewerage Company, Elizabethtown Gas, Gordon's
Corner Water Company, JCP&L/ A FirstEnergy Co., Middlesex Water Company, New Jersey American Water,
New Jersey Natural Gas, Public Service Electric & Gas Company, Rockland Electric Company, South Jersey
Gas, SUEZ, and Verizon New Jersey)
How to apply?
Applicants must submit the completed application with accompanying documentation, marked PERSONAL and CONFIDENTIAL, postmarked no later than May 10, 2021 to NJUA
at the following address: 154 West State Street, 1st Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608. You must also submit two (2) letters of recommendation as outlined in the materials and a recent official copy of your high school transcript before that date. We understand that letters and transcripts may have to be submitted separately by your school officials, but it is the sole responsibility of the applicants to ensure that all documents are received by the NJUA and postmarked by the deadline. Applications or documents postmarked later than May 10, 2021 will not be considered.
The scholarship award recipients will be selected by a committee composed of members of the NJUA Human Resource Policy Committee. Recipients will be notified by July 19, 2021. NJUA regrets that it is unable to notify all applicants of its
Questions? Please call 609-392-1000