Scholarships

NPHS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

North Plainfield High School Alumni Association annually sponsors and financially supports four scholarships to NPHS graduating seniors. They are described below.  Please support NPHS Alumni Associations Scholarship programs by sending a donation to NPHS Alumni Association, c/o Fred Sheeler, 587 Ayres Ave, North Plainfield, NJ 07063, or by donating on line at the Make a Donation link on our home page.

Richard E. McKenna Memorial Scholarship – A $1000 scholarship in memory of Dick McKenna, a teacher and coach at North Plainfield High School will be awarded to a 4-year college bound student, who plans to major in science.  The applicant should have a B average, a career in NPHS athletics and must demonstrate financial need.

The generic application and a letter describing the student’s sports participation, community activities, future college studies and career path is required.

North Plainfield Alumni Association Mario Caruso Memorial Scholarship: The North Plainfield High School Alumni Association will offer two $1000 scholarships each to a graduating female and male, who demonstrate academic achievement and community service, and who plan to continue his/her education upon graduation from high school.

Dr. Herman A. Estrin Memorial Scholarship:  A $500 scholarship in commemoration of Dr. Estrin’s 60 years of teaching.  The student should demonstrate excellence and/or achievement in writing, speaking and literature.