This scholarship, named for Captain Jonathan C. Young, former President of the New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Association, is intended for a graduating high school senior or college student presently enrolled in an accredited college or university interested in pursing a career in the emergency management field of study (to be approved by the Scholarship Committee). This includes fire suppression, law enforcement, hazardous material, arson investigation, etc.
Eligibility & Rules
The candidate must be a high school senior or presently enrolled in a college or university as a full-time or part time student. The candidate must be a legal U.S. resident and a resident of the State of New Jersey.
All applications must be received as one file or package by e-mail, fax, or regular mail and should include transcripts and any other supporting information. See below for the contact information. Applications must be received no later than Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 3:00 PM. Any application received after this date will not be considered for a scholarship.
All applications will be reviewed for eligibility and to ensure that all supporting documentation has been received. A blind selection process will be employed with original documentation in the custody of the Executive Director or their designee. Applications will then be reviewed by selection committee. Each committee member will rank each application from 1-5, 1 being the highest. Should there be no qualified applicants in any given year the scholarship may not be awarded.
Scholarship Awardees will be notified by e-mail and/or telephone between April 18th, 2017 and April 22nd, 2017.
Click 2017 NJEPA Scholarship Letter for a letter describing the scholarship program.
Click 2017 NJEPA Scholarship Application for the application.
To learn more about Captain Jonathan C. Young, click here.
New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Association
PO Box 962, Mays Landing, NJ 08330-0962
Phone (609) 548-8357
Fax (609) 380-3399