Scholarships

Beginning in 2007 the George & Enid Brooks Foundation has awarded several $1000 scholarships to Paterson, NJ high school seniors who were actively involved in their churches, performed community service, and intended to serve their communities upon graduation from college. Some of our past Scholarship recipients are pictured below.

How to apply for a scholarship

Scholarship applications are open to high school seniors living in or attending high school or church in Paterson, NJ. Interested high school seniors should contact the George & Enid Brooks Foundation to confirm scholarship availability, then click the button below for the current scholarship application.

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2018 Scholarship Application

Our Recent Scholarship Recipients

Simone Pipkin 2018

  
Simone Pipkin recently graduated as an Honor student from Mary Help of Christians Academy.  She is an active leader at St. Luke Baptist Church in Paterson, NJ, having served as Chaplain of the Children's Nursery for 4 years, as Co-Chairperson of the Youth & Young Adult Usher Board for 4 years, and as a volunteer in the Christ House Food & Clothing Pantry for 2 years.  She will be attending the University of Miami in the Fall of 2018, with a major in Business Finance.  Simone has always been fascinated with saving money, and intends to use her college degree in Business Finance to develop a finanacial program to assist and inform Paterson high schoolers in the college process and ways to pay for college with minimal to no debt.  She wants to be a blessing to as many people as possible in aiding them in reaching their fullest potential and pursuing their academic goals.

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Our Past Scholarship Recipients

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  1. Tiffany Wisdom 2007
    Tiffany Wisdom 2007
  2. Shernae Scott 2007
    Shernae Scott 2007
  3. D'Adrianna Herah 2009
    D'Adrianna Herah 2009
  4. Ashley Murray  2011
    Ashley Murray 2011
  5. Margarita Cabrera 2011
    Margarita Cabrera 2011
  6. Ceiline Mitchell 2014
    Ceiline Mitchell 2014
  7. Israel Mejia 2012
    Israel Mejia 2012
  8. Maia Pipkin 2016
    Maia Pipkin 2016
  9. Da'Wan Wade 2016
    Da'Wan Wade 2016
  10. Jayla McDuffie 2017
    Jayla McDuffie 2017
  11. Shanell Pommells 2017
    Shanell Pommells 2017

"Intelligence plus character--That is the goal of true education."

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.