“Receiving a scholarship from ICFNJ has changed my college experience.”

Daniela Mesa ’20
Johnson & Johnson Discover
Nursing Scholarship
Bloomfield College
Major: Nursing

“The ICFNJ scholarship has helped me focus my energy back on college and back on the students and communities I serve.”

Rishi Shah ’20
PNC Barry Gillman Humanitarian Award and Scholarship
Seton Hall University
Major: Finance/ Management/ Philosophy

“Without receiving an ICFNJ scholarship, I would not be living out my dream of pursuing a career in sports.”

Isaiah Gaines ’21
CIC/UPS Scholarship
Centenary University
Major: Sports Management

“The ICFNJ scholarship helped me reduce my graduate tuition costs and funded my accounting education.”

Brianna Leuzzi ’19
Martin R Sullivan Memorial / PWC Scholarship
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Major: Accounting

“The assistance of this scholarship gives me the opportunity to better pursue my dreams.”

Jade Ferrara ’20
Engineering and Land Planning Associates Scholarship for Advancing Sustainability
Stevens Institute of Technology
Major: Civil Engineering

“Success is feeling like you fulfilled something great in yourself that you can be proud of.”

Elena Banzhaf ’19
The BD/C.R. Bard Foundation
Nursing Scholarship
Caldwell University
Major: Nursing

“Success means getting up each morning and having something that motivates you to keep going. Success is a state of mind.”

Caitlin Shannon ’19
Lyrics for Lucas Foundation Scholarship
for Advancing the Performing Arts
Drew University
Major: Music, Spanish

“It changed everything for me. Without it, I wouldn’t have been able to finish my degree.”

Karen Pina ’19
BD Scholarship for Students Pursuing Careers in Healthcare
College of Saint Elizabeth
Major: Food and Nutrition

"I administered medications for the first time to a real patient. I performed head-to-toe assessments.”

Karina Ochoa ’20
Novo Nordisk Scholars Program
Felician University
Major: Nursing

“Success is not about your standing or your money. It’s more about the person you are and the character you have. Experiences are the most rewarding things in life.”

Hailey Handerhan ’19
Novartis Science Scholarship
Georgian Court University
Major: Biology

“This scholarship helps my family and me greatly.”

Alyssa Taylor ’20
CohnReznick Accounting Scholarship
Monmouth University
Major: Accounting

“Receiving an ICFNJ administered scholarship allowed me the freedom to stop working part time, giving me more time to focus on my studies and community service.”

Josue Chirinos ’20
Celgene’s Sol J. Barer Scholarship
in Life Sciences
Princeton University
Major: Molecular Biology
Minor: Global Health and Health Policy

“I hope my college experience and the knowledge gained will help me work toward reversing the effects of climate change and making a positive difference in the world.”

Kristen Castronuovo ’20
PSEG Scholarship for
Advancing STEM Majors
Rider University
Major: Environmental Science
Minor: Film, TV and Radio

“Whether it is helping out at the Campus Kitchen, or at a Boys and Girls Club, we always make the best out of our time.”

Jean Candelaria ’20
Joseph V. Doria Scholarship
Saint Peter’s University
Major: Sports Management


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