Monk's Service Scholarship Accepting Applications

Online Applications Due March 31st!

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The Monk's Service Scholarship will award five local students with college scholarships in the amount of $2,000.

Winners will be selected based on the content and quality of their essay response.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. High school graduate, or graduating high school senior, who will be attending an accredited college or university for the 2018-2019 school year
  2. Has a permanent address located within Monk’s service area in northern New Jersey
  3. Demonstrates a commitment to bettering his/her community through service. Special consideration will be given to students who have shown leadership or entrepreneurial thinking within their service endeavors. For example, starting a new service initiative or leading an existing service program.
  4. Available to participate in-person at an award ceremony near the Monk’s Home Improvements headquarters in Morristown, NJ. The award ceremony typically takes place during an evening in mid to late May.

All terms and conditions can be found here.

Applications are only accepted via the online form on the Monk's Home Improvements website. You Can Apply Online Here!

Any questions can be directed to scholarship@monkshi.com

Contact Information
  1. 973-635-7900
  2. scholarship@monkshi.com
Fri, March 23
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Online Applications Due March 31st!

Apply Now

The Monk's Service Scholarship will award five local students with college scholarships in the amount of $2,000.

Winners will be selected based on the content and quality of their essay response.

REQUIREMENTS

High school graduate, or graduating high school senior, who will be attending an accredited college or university for the ...

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