Scholarships

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2020 Rotary Scholarships

 Scholarship Applications for 2020 will be accepted after February 14th, 2020 and NEW Deadline to submit Applications   is Now  April 30th, 2020

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at scholarship@vinelandrotary.com!

Scholarship Criteria….Please review carefully when making your selections!

Cumberland County Resident ONLY

NEW Elizabeth “Betty” Dondero Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

To any student attending Rowan College South Jersey and enrolled in the nursing program. The student can be a high school graduate just entering the college or a student at any level already in the program. Funded Annually


Cumberland County Technical Education Center ONLY

NEW Vineland Rotary Memorial Scholarship “Tribute to Deceased Rotarians” ($1,000)

All students/adults of the Vineland and Millville area who have a GED or high school diploma that are furthering their education by attending college, trade, or technical school, and will be completing a program in June from Cumberland County Technical Education Center.

The Edward L. Bernhardt Memorial Scholarship $1,000

The Edward L. Bernhardt is a $1,000 scholarship for a CCTEC Interact member that meets the following criteria: This scholarship is not restricted to college or university training, but shall also include training or schooling in non-academic fields or endeavors. Awards are made payable to the recipient and/or the educational provider. Applicants must meet the… Read more »


High school graduate of Vineland schools, public or private, or Cumberland County Technical Education Center Only

GE Mechanical, Inc. Workforce Advancement Scholarship ($1,000)

GE Mechanical, Inc. Workforce Advancement Scholarship ($1,000) Awarded to any high school graduate of Vineland schools, public or private, or Cumberland County Technical Education Center seeking higher education either at a two-year or four-year college majoring in mechanical engineering or attending a technical education school or two-year college for training in either plumbing or HVAC/R.

Spirit of Rotary Scholarship ($1,000)

For a student who is enrolled in the nursing program at Rowan College South Jersey . Rotary’s motto is “Service above Self”. The Spirit of Rotary Scholarship recognizes a student who has achieved academic success while also enthusiastically leading a life of service to others.


High School or College Applicant ONLY

Harry D. Doerr Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is not restricted to college or university training, but shall also include training or schooling in non-academic fields or endeavors. Applicants and awardees may apply for additional one-year awards. Awards are made payable to the recipient and the educational provider. Doerr scholarships vary in amount, but are not usually less than $1,000. Applicants… Read more »

John Spoltore/Matt Blatt Most Inspirational Scholarship ($2,500)

For college bound students majoring in any subject. Students that have overcome adversity in life should apply. This scholarship is open to students that are “Vineland residents” and/or students graduating from any high school, public or private, in the Vineland area.

SNJ Today’s Hometown Heroes Scholarship

The Grapevine Newspaper created the Hometown Heroes project in February of 2009 to celebrate Cumberland County’s everyday heroes who embody and demonstrate the values of courage, compassion, character, humanity, personal initiative, and responsibility. Now renamed SNJ Today, each year the newspaper honors two dozen citizens from the Cumberland County area who make the community a better… Read more »

Reverend C. Ross Collins Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

For a student majoring in any subject. This scholarship is open to students that are “Vineland residents” and/or students graduating from any high school, public or private, in the Vineland area.

Leslie N. Kotok Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

For college bound students majoring in any subject. This scholarship is open to students that are “Vineland residents” and/or students graduating from any high school, public or private, in the Vineland area.

Shaye Kotok Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

For college bound students majoring in mathematics or science. This scholarship is open to students that are “Vineland residents” and/or students graduating from any high school, public or private, in the Vineland area.


Rowan College South Jersey - Cumberland Campus ONLY

NEW Rowan College South Jersey University Center Scholarship ($1,000)

A Rowan College South Jersey  graduate proceeding on to the University Center and registered in a program with one of the partner schools.

Edward F. Duffy, M.C.J. Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

For a second year Rowan College of South Jersey student who plans to pursue a career in Law or Para-Legal studies and must maintains a 2.7 GPA or higher. The Vineland Rotary Club established the Edward F. Duffy Memorial Scholarship to honor the memory of respected attorney, municipal court judge and long time Rotarian, Edward… Read more »


Rowan College south Jersey Cumberland Capus Applicant Enrolling in or Attending

Harry Kejzman Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

For high school graduates seeking higher education at Rowan College South Jersey or a student enrolled at Rowan College South Jersey . For college bound students majoring in any subject. This scholarship must be used for further studies at Rowan College South Jersey only.


Vineland High School ONLY

William F. Dudley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

For a Vineland High School graduate who is college bound, majoring in any subject.

Otto Schwabe Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

For a Vineland High School graduate who is college bound student majoring in science or a related field.