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THE GTRCC FOUNDATION AT A GLANCE

About Us

The Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a 501(c)(3), is driven by a single goal – to do our part in providing educational scholarships for students in our community.

Apply for a Scholarship

We support the education of our local students.

2021 Scholarship Applications will open Nov. 2nd, 2020 and will remain open until midnight April 1st, 2021

*Check back for additional information*

Completed applications and additional requirements need to be received by midnight April 1, 2021, in order for applicants to be considered. No late submissions will be accepted.

2020 scholarship offerings included:

  • GTRCC Foundation Scholarship – $1,000 (General Scholarship)

  • GTRCC Foundation Lucy Greene Scholarship – $1,000 (General Scholarship)

  • Davison·Eastman·Muñoz·Paone – $500 (Social Services (counseling, social work, etc.)

  • Meridian – $500 (Environmental Science)

  • SocialTrend Marketing Solutions Scholarship – $500 (General)

  • Jersey Mike’s Subs Scholarship – $1,000 (Business)

  • Pilot Sisters Survivorship Award – $500 (Health Related)

  • John F. Peto Studio Museum Fine Arts Scholarship – $500 (Fine Arts – painting, drawing, photography, water color, applied arts, etching. Museum Studies)

  • Community Medical Center Scholarship – $1,000 (Health Related)

  • Narcissus Florals Scholarship – $500 (Creative Arts/Design)

  • Exit 82 Theatre Company’s Growing Artist Scholarship – $500 (Theatre Arts, Theatre Performance, Design and Technology, Arts Administration, Technical Theatre)

  • BHI Insurance – $500 (Business)

  • Frost Science Scholarship – $200 (Science)

  • Marie E. Wolff Memorial Scholarship – $1700 (Health and Science)

Criteria:

  • Students/Residents of the defined geographical location of the Greater Toms River Area. Ex: Toms River, Manchester, Beachwood, Pine Beach, etc. Sending school & home sending district need to be within the Greater Toms River Area. Please note: Preference will be given to Members of Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce, their employees and the children of either.

  • All scholarships are open to adults as well as graduating high school seniors.

  • Applicant must have a 3.0 weighted GPA at the time of application.

  • Applicant must rank in the top 50% in high school class ranking. (if currently attending high school).

  • High school/college transcript – required for eligibility – (unofficial transcript accepted).

  • Applicant must have been involved in their community in some manner.

  • Applicant must have either work experience or school activities.

  • At least (1) teacher/coach recommendation. Continuing Education Applicants may use a professional reference

  • An essay (250 word minimum) How do you believe the GTRCC Foundation Scholarship will help you achieve your career goals?

  • If selected,  you will be invited to join us the evening of Monday, June 8th for our Annual Scholarship cocktail reception (Details to follow).

2020 American Institute Scholarship Offering:
Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce Foundation American Institute Scholarship

Chamber Member, American Institute is offering a full-tuition scholarship to non-traditional students in the following fields of study: Administrative Office Professional, Dental Assisting, Massage Therapy, and Medical Assisting.

Criteria:

  • Students/residents of the defined geographical location of the Greater Toms River Area. Ex: Toms River, Manchester, Beachwood, Pine Beach, etc. Sending school & home sending district need to be within the Greater Toms River Area. Please note: Preference will be given to Members of Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce, their employees and the children of either.
  • Applicants must have: (Note: 2 of 3 elements required )
    • been involved in their community in some manner,
    • work experience, or
    • School activities
  • Applicants must have at least (1) recommendation from a mentor/teacher/coach
  • If selected,  you will be invited to join us the evening of Monday, June 8th for our Annual Scholarship cocktail reception – Details to follow.

2020 Scholarship Recipients

Provide a Scholarship

Through the GTRCC Foundation, your company can provide an education opportunity to a deserving student.

The 2020-21 school year marks this program’s fourth year. In the last four years, GTRCC members provided over $11,000 (a Full Tuition Scholarship to American Institute) in scholarships to deserving, local students.

The Chamber Member Scholarship Opportunity for the 2020-21 school year is officially open!

If you are interested in providing a scholarship in your business name for the 2020-21 school year, please click the button below. Deadline to participate is October 1, 2020.

Participate Here!

Thank you,
GTRCC Foundation Member
Scholarship Donors 2020

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Address

1027 Hooper Avenue
Building 1, 2nd Floor, Suite 5
Toms River, NJ 08753

Contact

foundation@tomsriverchamber.com

(732) 349-0220

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