Oliver E. Young Scholarship Fund
The Foundation administers a scholarship fund known as the “Oliver E. Young Scholarship Fund.” Mr. Young served for many years as an educator and deeply believed that young adults should have access to a college education. The granting of scholarships by the Foundation under Mr. Young’s name is designed to recognize his financial contribution to the Union Township Community Action Organization, Inc., and to achieve his vision and dream that all young adults be able to receive an appropriate undergraduate education.

Eligibility Guidelines

Students with the following qualifications shall be entitled to receive scholarship assistance from the Foundation.

  • Shall demonstrate financial need
  • Shall have participated in one (1) extracurricular activity (sport or club) while attending high school.
  • Graduate of Union Township public high school.
  • Resides within Vauxhall/Union Township, New Jersey;
  • Shall have minimum final high school grade point average of 2.0 or a C, as verified by the guidance department of the public high school;

Time of Application

Application for an Oliver E. Young Scholarship shall be made no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the beginning of the semester in which the scholarship will be made.

Notification of Availability

The availability of the scholarship will be publicized through the guidance department of the Union Township public high school, local newspaper and various civic organizations.

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