Applications are available for the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) and are due by May 4. Awards of $1,250 each will be made to non-traditional students in three categories: 1) students at least 25 years old and returning to school, 2) college students entering their junior or senior year and/or has completed 60 credits and 3) those pursuing post high school vocational or technical training.
Scholarship awards will be distributed in June.
To be eligible, applicants must live or work within the service area of the Chamber – Eatontown, Fair Haven, Fort Monmouth, Little Silver, Monmouth Beach, Oceanport, Red Bank, Rumson, Sea Bright, Shrewsbury and Tinton Falls, or be employed by a Chamber member regardless of location. The applicant does not have to be a member of the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber but must provide a recommendation by an EMACC member in good standing who is not a family member.
Since its inception in 1998, the EMACC Educational Foundation has awarded over $150,000 in scholarships.
Applications may be downloaded from the Chamber’s website emacc.org/scholarship-application. Completed applications must be returned to the Chamber office no later than May 4, at 5 p.m. Awards will be announced in June.
Donations to support these unique awards are always welcome and may be sent to the EMACC Educational Foundation C/O EMACC, 8 Reckless Place, Red Bank, NJ 07701.