SUBURBAN ESSEX CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION
A 501 C3 NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION.
ALL PROCEEDS GOES TOWARDS OUR SCHOLARSHIP FUND.
The Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation proudly awards scholarships each year to high school seniors that reside in the three towns that we support: Bloomfield, Belleville and Glen Ridge. The criteria for the scholarships are based on their financial need, fall attendance at a college, university or vocational school with the intention to pursue a career that is business oriented. These scholarships are made possible by the sponsorships of the Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce memberships. Good Luck!
CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2021!
Thank you Belleville Motor Lodge and Provident Bank for your generous sponsorships!
Congratulations to all of our selected recipients!
- Belleville: Vivian Shu Yi Li (Northeastern University) and Cybel Cobbinah (Emory University)
- Bloomfield: Gwen Reoch (Macalester College)
- Glen Ridge: Sawyer L. Smith (University of Rhode Island)
CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020!
SECC Foundation Awards Scholarships to 6 honorees
Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce Foundation proudly awards scholarships each year. The recipients must be a graduating high school senior and reside in the towns that we support; Bloomfield, Belleville and Glen Ridge. The criteria for the scholarships are based on their financial need, fall attendance at a college, university, or vocational school, intention to pursue a career that is business oriented and extra-curricular/community activities. The scholarship application included the recipients essay, GPA scores, letters of recommendation from school and the acceptance letters from the college (s) of interest.
Class of 2020 honorees are: Bloomfield: Daniel Keseling (The College of New Jersey) and Mikaela Benkert (Montclair State); Belleville: Joylyn Perez (Kean University) and Malvin Gavarrett (Rutgers University); Glen Ridge: Mia Advensky (McGill University) and Kaylie Koenig (Northeastern University). We wish each one much success with their dreams and careers!
Foundation 2019 Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations and best wishes for a successful future!
From left to right are: Minjie Wu, Belleville High School, Claire Elizabeth McMahon, Glen Ridge High School, Camrynn Referente, Bloomfield High School, Cecelia Polizzi, Scholarship Committee Chair, Nelson Barrera, Belleville Board of Education, Laura Mendes, Scholarship Committee.
Scholarships are made possible by the generosity and support of our local business memberships. This year’s Platinum Sponsors: Belleville Motor Lodge & Provident Bank; Bronze: Zippo's Mobile Electronics & Nutley Auto; Supporters Michael Bush, State Farm Ins. Agent; Budget Print Center; Joseph Berardinelli, CPA, Nardi & Sharma; J.T. Murdoch Shoes; Great Cents Bookkeeping.
Chamber's Foundation 2018 Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations David Rumph, Bloomfield High School 2018 Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations Justin Alfieri, Belleville High School 2018 Scholarship Recipient!
Chamber's Foundation 2017 Scholarship Recipients
In the photo from left to right are Cecelia Polizzi, Chair, Scholarship Program, Miss Megan Rumph, Bloomfield High School, Miss Victoria Bruno, Belleville High School and Miss Gabriella Kinzler, Glen Ridge High School. The celebration of our selected recipients was held at a luncheon on June 20, 2017 at Zi Zia Pizzeria & Trattoria in Bloomfield. As always, thank you to our member business sponsors for their generous donations to our scholarship fund: PLATINUM: Belleville Motor Lodge, Provident Bank; GOLD: Belleville ShopRite; Silver: VAC-U-MAX, Irie Dental Associates; Bronze: Compass Self Storage, Nanina’s in The Park; Donation: Zippo’s Car Stereo
Congratulations and Best of Luck to all of our recipients!
If you are interested in sponsoring the foundation scholarship fund please contact the chamber office at 973-748-2000