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Newark Knights Scholarship Foundation

The Newark Knights Motorcycle Club is committed to the growth and development of Newark’s Youth. In addition to presenting ourselves as model citizens, respected community leaders, and promoters of safe motorcycling, we feel it is important to aid in the development of talented young people in pursuit of higher education.

The Scholarship Fund is made available through donations provided by club members and friends of the Newark Knights Motorcycle Club. These scholarships are offered to eligible students regardless of race, sex, creed, national origin, or religious preference.

The Newark Knights Scholarships are made available to students who attend any one of the six public high schools in Newark. These six public high schools are Weequahic, Central, Malcolm X. Shabazz, Westside, Barringer, or Eastside. To be eligible for consideration for the scholarships, students must be residents of Newark, New Jersey, meet all of the criteria, and submit their applications by the deadline date. Scholarship awards may be applied towards the cost of school tuition, room, board or books.

We award (6) scholarships annually in the amount of $500.00 each to 6 deserving high school graduating seniors. Application packets must be postmarked no later than May 7, 2015. Award Letters will be forwarded to the recipients by May 31, 2015.

Please mail completed packets to:
Newark Knights Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
671 Springfield Avenue
Newark, New Jersey 07103

Applications will be available in the guidance office of your school or download here. (right click save as)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Completed Application
  • High school Transcript
  • Minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5
  • Copy of the acceptance letter from the College/Business school.
  • Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, guidance Counselor or Minister.
  • A 500 word essay Topic: “Why do I deserve to be given a Newark Knights Foundation Scholarship?”

Sincerely yours,
Newark Knights
Foundation Scholarship Committee