Scholarship Programs

The Summit Foundation manages 15 scholarships that will award close to $100,000 to 42 students in 2022.

Scholarship Funds

How can you contribute? Donors can contribute to the following funds:

  • The Elevating Summit Student Scholarship is for motivated students with need who will be the first generation in their family to attend college.
  • The Summit Foundation Award for Perseverance is for students with financial need who have overcome obstacles and who have shown significant academic improvement during high school.
  • PEP Scholars Scholarships provide financial support to PEP program graduates attending college.

Establish a New Fund

Interested donors can establish a new scholarship to be managed by The Summit Foundation. To learn more, please email [email protected]

Managed Scholarships

The Summit Foundation also manages the following scholarships:

  • Adele M Lynch Nursing scholarship for students intending to attend nursing school
  • Harry & Genevieve Kates Summit Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship for students attending community college or vocational school
  • Albert J. Bartholomew Scholarship for students attending vocational or technical college
  • Emily Bensinger Memorial Prize in Business Subjects for students showing proficiency in commercial or business subjects
  • Allene Johnson Chemistry Award
  • Arthur Torell Memorial Scholarship for outstanding math students
  • Ellis J. Walling Scholarship Award for an outstanding industrial arts student
  • Clara I. Wulff Memorial Award to a Summit High School student with financial need
  • Janet M. Sheather Memorial Scholarship for Elizabeth High School students pursuing vocational training
  • William Treuchtlinger Scholarship for an outstanding Linden High School student
  • Gladys E.P. Cornetta Scholarship for a North Bergen High School student intending to attend a New Jersey college and pursue a career in teaching
  • Cole-Matreyek Trinitas Nursing Scholarships, which give financial support to students attending the Trinitas Hospital nursing program

How to Contribute

To donate to an existing scholarship or establish a new scholarship, please email [email protected].