The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) is the statewide trade association for investor-owned utilities that provide essential water, wastewater, electric, natural gas, and telecommunications services to New Jersey residents and businesses.  Each year, NJUA is awarding the NJUA Trade and Vocational School Scholarship to one (1) qualified student who will be pursuing a trade or vocational degree at an accredited school located in New Jersey. The scholarship award is for up to $6,000 (with a maximum award of $1,500 per school year) depending on the total cost of the program to be applied to tuition only. Awards will be paid to the recipient’s school in equal installments over the course of the program at the beginning of each semester upon presentation of satisfactory proof of enrollment for that semester and the students official transcripts from the previous semester. 

  • A current high school senior; and

  • A New Jersey resident and a legal resident or citizen of the United States with permission to work in this country; and

  • Can demonstrate overall excellence in high school; and

  • Can demonstrate financial need; and

  • A child of a parent not employed by a NJUA member company (NJUA member companies include: Aqua New Jersey Inc., Atlantic City Electric Company, Atlantic City Sewerage Company, Elizabethtown Gas, Gordon’s Corner Water Company, JCP&L/ A FirstEnergy Co., Middlesex Water Company, New Jersey American Water, New Jersey Natural Gas, Public Service Electric & Gas Company, Rockland Electric Company, South Jersey Gas, Veolia, and Verizon New Jersey)