Please read the following Scholarship Terms and Conditions for the Monk’s Home Improvement Service Scholarship

To apply for the Scholarship, please submit an online application here.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • The application must be submitted online. No paper applications or emailed applications will be accepted.
  • Application must be received by March 31, 2018
  • Required fields must be completed, including an essay question to understand Applicant’s involvement in community service. Essays will be limited in length to 5000 characters and should be submitted online in accordance with the application for the Award.
  • Applicant must be available for an in-person awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held near the Monk’s headquarters in Morristown, NJ.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The Program is open to New Jersey residents with a permanent residence in the following towns:
Basking Ridge Harding MorristownShort Hills
Bedminster Denville Lake Hiawatha Mount TaborSomerville
Berkeley Heights East Hanover Livingston Mountain LakesSpringfield
Bernards Fanwood Madison MountainsideStirling
Bernardsville Far Hills Martinsville New ProvidenceSummit
Boonton Florham Park Mendham New Vernon Towaco
Bridgewater Garwood Millburn ParsippanyWarren
Cedar Knolls Gillette Millington  PeapackWatchung
Chatham Gladstone Montville  Pine BrookWestfield
Chester Green Brook Morris Plains RandolphWest Orange
 Green Village Raritan Scotch PlainsWhippany
  • Applicants must be entering or continuing as a full-time undergraduate for the 2018-2019 academic year at an accredited college or university.
  • Monk’s welcomes all eligible applications and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, or disability.
  • Applicants and winners of previous years’ Scholarship are encouraged to apply for future scholarship awards.
  • Monk’s Home Improvements’ employees, affiliates, and employee’s immediate family members are disqualified from applying.

SCHOLARSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The scholarship award (individually, a “Scholarship” or an “Award”, together, the “Awards”) is a one-time award to be used towards college tuition. Five (5) Awards will be granted by Monk’s Home Improvements (“Monk’s”) in accordance with the selection criteria described below.  Scholarship recipients (“Recipients”) will be notified by email or phone on or before April 30, 2018. Any scholarship monies not awarded will be rolled over and added to the following year’s Scholarship fund. Applications submitted become the property of Monk’s. Submission of an application constitutes applicant’s full and unconditional agreement to these terms and conditions and to Monk’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Scholarship. Receipt of a Scholarship is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Monk’s reserves the right to verify the eligibility of Applicants and /or Recipients. Payment of the Awards will be made directly to the Recipients during the Award Ceremony. Any tax implications for the Scholarship will depend on the tax laws of New Jersey and may also depend on the policies and procedures at the college or university where the recipient has matriculated. Recipients are fully responsible for any taxes due from the Award. Recipients of the Scholarship may receive other sources of school funding for the same academic period without being disqualified from eligibility. Scholarship recipients will be required to accept their Award in person at a location to be determined, but near the Monk’s Home Improvement headquarters at 1095 Mount Kemble Ave. in Morristown, NJ.

This Scholarship is governed by the laws of the United States. Void where prohibited by law. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, APPLICANTS GRANT TO MONK’S THE RIGHT AND PERMISSION TO PRINT, PUBLISH, BROADCAST, AND USE, WORLDWIDE IN ANY MEDIA NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVELOPED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WORLD WIDE WEB, AT ANY TIME OR TIMES, RECIPIENT’S NAME, PORTRAIT, PICTURE, VOICE, LIKENESS, AND BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION FOR ADVERTISING, TRADE, AND PROGRAMAL PURPOSES (INCLUDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF HIS OR HER NAME ON TELEVISION OR RADIO BROADCAST) WITHOUT ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION, COMPENSATION, PERMISSION, OR NOTIFICATION.

REVIEW AND SELECTION PROCESS

Blind applications will be reviewed by a panel comprised of judges representing the Monk’s Home Improvements Service Scholarship. Applicants will be evaluated and selected based on the following criteria: Scholarship Terms and Conditions

  • Community activities with special emphasis placed on leadership and/or entrepreneurial endeavors
  • Quality of answer to written essay question

Any questions about the application process or scholarship can be sent to: [email protected]

To apply for the Scholarship, please submit an online application here.

Monk’s also provides donations of labor to local organizations. See more on Monk’s activity in the community.