Jersey Coast Shark Anglers


The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a student who is entering college with the intended field of study leading to a degree in the Marine Sciences, especially Marine Biology, Oceanography, or the Environmental Sciences.

Those students, who are presently seniors within the Ocean County or Monmouth County public school systems, as well as a child of any member of the Jersey Coast Shark Anglers / Riviera Beach Boat Club, will be considered for this award.

The award of the scholarship will be based upon the following criteria:

1.Intended major in college must lead to a degree in Marine Sciences, Marine Biology, Oceanography, or related Environmental Sciences.

2.Academic Record:  GPA – please enclose transcripts.

3.Academic Record:  SAT or ACT scores – please enclose transcripts.

4.Activities and interests.

5.Honors and leadership awards.

6.Letters of Recommendation (3).

7.Personal essay – no longer than one typewritten page.

Selection will be made and the scholarship awarded based upon the above, after careful consideration of the information submitted by each applicant, by a committee composed of educational, community, civic, and religious leaders.  A non-voting chairman from the J.C.S.A. /R.B.B.C. will be appointed and will be responsible for the handling of all applications.

This year two scholarships will be awarded.  The amount of each scholarship is a one-time ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1000.00) grant, payable prior to the fall semester upon presentation of a letter of acceptance.

Applications must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2017.

Completed application should be returned to:

Scholarship Committee
385 Herbertsville Road
Brick, NJ, 08724