NJCFSA has two scholarship programs. One is for second year Medical Students at the three campuses of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and the other for New Jersey High School Students who will continue their education in college or technical school.
2010 MEDICAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
The Medical School scholarship is open to all students who have completed their first year of medical school within the State of New Jersey, are enrolled for their second year of medical school within the State of New Jersey, and are in good academic standing. Keep checking the NJCFSA Website for more information.
ANNOUNCING THE 2010 NJCFSA SCHOLARSHIP
FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
Information on applying for the 2010 NJCFSA Scholarship for High School Seniors is now available here. Eligibility requirements include:
residency in the state of New Jersey
diagnosis of CFS
graduating senior in the class of 2009 (now extended to include recent graduates who had to delay continuing their education due to CFS)
Acceptance in an accredited institution of higher learning (college, university or technical school)
Minimum GPA of 2.0
Applications must be submitted by April 19, 2010. The winner will be announced May 17, 2010. The entire application packet is available in .PDF format by clicking on this link:
Application package for 2010 NJCFSA Scholarship for High School Seniors
Previous Winners' Essays can be found here