MORRISTOWN, NJ - Four scholarship opportunities are available thanks to the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey. They are the Oscar W. Rittenhouse, The Andrew K Ruotolo, Jr., The Harris Y. Cotton and the John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarships. The association annually awards scholarships to law students, college and graduate students.

Each scholarship is a one-year grant in the amount of up to $3,500 paid directly to the recipient. Deadline for submission of applications is September 3, 2018

To be eligible for the Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to a law school. The applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career as a prosecutor. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

Sign Up for E-News

To be eligible for the Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a NewJersey resident accepted for admission to a law school or graduate school. The applicant must exhibit an interest in, and commitment to, enhancing the rights and well-being of children through child advocacy programs. The applicant must also exhibit financial need.

To be eligible for the Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to a law school. The applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career as a prosecutor with an emphasis in Domestic Violence or Hate Crime prosecutions. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need.

To be eligible for the John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident and sworn law enforcement officer seeking educational advancement on a college or graduate level to improve his or her effectiveness as a law enforcement officer. The applicant
must also demonstrate financial need.

Applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decision in October 2018. Applications are available online at www.hcpo.org. Scholarship recipients from previous years are ineligible.

Sign up to get all the news as it happens at www.TAPinto.net/enews and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MorristownTAP/ and on Twitter at @MorristownTAP and on Instagram at @tapintomorristown

Download the TAPinto App!   Click here for Android.  Click here for iOS