Our Educational Foundation continues to give scholarships – with your help – year after year.
We award scholarships for continuing education, vocational as well as academic. We make scholarship awards to adults as well as to graduating high school seniors.
The Brick Chamber gave $30,000 in scholarships to 16 deserving students in 2021.
Since the inception of the scholarship program, the Brick Township Chamber of Commerce has awarded almost $500,000 - nearly one-half million dollars - in scholarship funds to students of all ages who are pursuing their dreams.
Why do we do it? For several reasons:
• Education is an investment in our future. A prepared, educated workforce is essential for our community to thrive and prosper.
• Educational support is a wonderful way for the business community to give back to the local consumers who support our members throughout the year.
• Our members and their employees, AND the children of either are eligible for scholarships!
• All graduating/graduated students from both Brick high schools and the Ocean County Vocational Technical School are also eligible for scholarships.
Our 2018 Scholarship Recipients (photo:Tracy Harman Photography)
The Brick Township Chamber of Commerce Educational Foundation’s annual timeline is as follows:
January – April
The Brick Chamber of Commerce Educational Foundation solicits scholarships ($500 minimum) from local businesses and individuals.
If you are interested in providing a scholarship, please contact Chelle at the Brick Chamber of Commerce (firstname.lastname@example.org or 732-477-4949)
April 1: Scholarship applicants MUST complete the application form by this date. Applications received after this date will be disqualified.
April - May
The Educational Foundation Trustees and volunteers review applications and match to available scholarships.Successful applicants notified of scholarship award and amount.
May (date TBD): Scholarships will be awarded via a ceremony hosted by the Brick Chamber of Commerce Educational Foundation.
Beginning in July: Scholarships funds are disbursed to awardees.
(Photo: Tracy Harman Photography)
The Brick Chamber sponsors events throughout the year to generate scholarship funds for our Educational Foundation.
ANYONE can directly fund a Brick Chamber scholarship. Members of the Brick Chamber fund many scholarships each year, in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000. As a scholarship funder, you may choose to specify that the recipient is pursuing a specific course of study, or you may elect to fund a general scholarship open to any student. For information, please call the Chamber at 732-477-4949.
ANYONE may donate to the scholarship fund, in any amount.
TREE OF LEARNING: You may purchase leaves, boulders or medallions to add to Educational Foundation Tree of Learning. The tree is permanently displayed in the Brick Municipal Complex, and your leaf may be used to advertise your business or honor or remember a loved one. By purchasing a leaf for the tree, you are also funding a scholarship for a deserving student! Please see options here.
For more information on how you can get involved, please call Chelle at 732-477-4949.
DIRECT DONATION TO BRICK CHAMBER EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION: You may make a donation using the form below. It may be in memory of a deceased loved one or to honor a special person. We will send an acknowledgement of your generosity.