You have a Friend in Cedar Grove


  • Resident of Cedar Grove
  • Graduating Senior from any high school in 2019
  • Registered in an accredited institution
  • Must demonstrate commitment to Cedar Grove
  • Resume must reflect extra-curricular activities, community service and/or work experience



Complete Application Packet Must Include:

  • Cover page with student’s full name and contact information
  • Scholarship Application Document – indicating area of concentration
  • Official high school transcript – with school seal
  • Applicant's resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • From school administration, guidance counselor, or teacher
    • Character letter of reference from a business professional – not another school reference
  • A Brief Essay of at least 300 words describing one, or a combination of the following:
    • How the Cedar Grove community has impacted your life
    • Discuss how your interest in your major or concentration developed
    • Describe your prior experience in your major or concentration
    • Explain how your major or concentration impact a community like Cedar Grove
  • How the Cedar Grove community has impacted your life
  • Consent Form signed by Parent/Guardian
  • Bursar college contact information where student is registered for the fall
  • Support materials such as audio CD’s, portfolio, video and DVD will be accepted but are not required

Mail completed application packet - postmarked no later than Tuesday April 23rd 2019 to:
Cedar Grove Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Committee
PO Box 007
Cedar Grove NJ 07009

The scholarship awards will be announced Friday, May 10th, 2019 by e-mail. Funds will be deposited directly in the students’ college/university/trade school accounts.


Download Application Form