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The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey to award four $3,500 scholarships

NEW JERSEY – The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey annually awards scholarships to college, graduate and law students. Each scholarship is a one-year grant in the amount of $3,500 paid directly to the recipient. Scholarship recipients from previous years are ineligible.

The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Inc. announces the availability of the following scholarships:

  • The Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for the Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission into a law school. The applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career as a prosecutor. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need. For the application, click here.

  • The Andrew K. Ruotolo Jr. Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for the Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to a law school or a graduate school. The applicant must exhibit an interest in, and commitment to, enhancing the rights and well-being of children through child advocacy programs. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need. For the application, click here.

  • The Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for the Harris Y. Cotton Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to a law school. The applicant must have an interest in pursuing a career as a prosecutor with an emphasis in Domestic Violence or Hate Crime prosecutions. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need. For the application, click here.

  • The John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible for the John H. Stamler Memorial Scholarship, an applicant must be a New Jersey resident and sworn law enforcement officer seeking educational advancement on a college or graduate level to improve his or her effectiveness as a law enforcement officer. The applicant must also demonstrate financial need. For the application, click here.

Deadline for submission of applications is September 4, 2020 and applicants will be notified of the Committee’s decision in October 2020.

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