Through a collaborative partnership with UNCF, The PNC Foundation, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation has established a scholarship program that helps ensure educational access and the reduction of the financial burden for students from Central and Northern New Jersey studying education and early-childhood at UNCF institutions, colleges and universities. UNCF works with the PNC Foundation Scholarship program to identify qualified scholarship recipients.
The eligible applicants are required to posses a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and have unmet financial need as verified by the financial aid office. The candidates must have permanent residency within Central and Northern New Jersey, and majoring in the field of early childhood education or education. The applicants must currently attend a UNCF member institution or an accredited four-year institution in the state of New Jersey.
Lastly, the candidates must complete the online application and submit the following application materials by the application deadline; one letter of recommendation, an essay describing career interest and goals, and official transcripts.
Selected students will receive a one time need based award of up to $1,687.50 for the 2016-2017 academic year.
For additional questions, contact Jeff Darden II