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Our Scholars

Making a Difference

Our scholars are comprised of an eclectic group of enthusiastic learners with varying backgrounds, goals, and life experiences. Hope Chest Scholars share a passion for experiencing the world from a broader perspective in hopes of making a positive contribution to their respective communities and the world as a whole. Through their collegiate experiences, past scholars have been able to expand their thinking, identify new possibilities, and ascend to the highest levels of leadership in the workforce. Our Scholars truly make a difference in the lives of others!

 

Counties Represented

Bergen
Burlington
Essex
Gloucester
Hudson
Hunterdon
Mercer
Middlesex
Monmouth
Morris
Passaic
Somerset
Sussex
Union
Warren
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2018 Recipients

icon_hope African American: 15
Latino: 2
Asian: 0
icon_county Counties Represented: 6
icon_school High Schools Represented: 11
icon_awarded 2018 Award Amount Per Scholar:
$1,500-5,000

Colleges Admitted in 2018

Emerson College
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.
Hampton Univ.
Howard Univ.
Kean Univ.
La Salle Univ.
Mercy College
Montclair State Univ.
Pace Univ.
Quinnipiac Univ.
Rider Univ.
Rutgers Univ.
Spelman College
The College of NJ
Univ. of Bridgeport
Univ. of South Carolina

 

Meet Our Scholars
Bryan Munoz

Bryan Munoz

Scholarship Year: 2008
School: Northeastern University
Current Occupation: Physical Therapist at Churchill Orthopedic Rehabilitation
His Story

"Thank you, Hope Chest, for giving me the courage to follow my dreams and allow me to explore new opportunities that I never imagined.”

Keyona (Osborne) Jones

Keyona (Osborne) Jones

Scholarship Year: 2008
School: Elon University
Current Occupation: Strategic Planning & Evaluation Analyst at Mecklenburg County
Her Story

Keyona (Osborne) Jones

Scholarship Year: 2008
School: Elon University
Current Occupation: Strategic Planning & Evaluation Analyst at Mecklenburg County
Her Story

Keyona (Osborne) Jones

"The ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and education levels is one characteristic of a successful person that the Hope Chest Scholarship Foundation has instilled in me.”

Christopher Alexander

Christopher Alexander

Scholarship Year: 2004
School: Morehouse College
Current Occupation: Engagement Manager at Deloitte Consulting
His Story

"The leaders of Hope Chest proved there's a place for me "at the table" and in the "corporate arena,” if I, too, worked hard.”

Want to learn more?
Contact us at 973-539-6767.