Probation Association of New Jersey

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Scholarships

Candidates must have completed high school and have maintained a "B" average in college or a post-secondary vocational/technical school. Each candidate will be required to complete an application including a letter of acceptance at accredited 2 or 4 year college or official record from a post-secondary vocational/technical school and letters of reference. Consideration will be given to the following characteristics: professionalism, personality, dedication, leadership, participation in school and community affairs.

The Dwight Watson Leadership Scholarship Award

This is available to a candidate enrolled in a two or four year college in pursuit of a career in criminal justice. Dwight Watson was the First Vice President of the State and was instrumental in leading PANJ through its most difficult years involving the state takeover of the courts and personnel. He was also in charge of the Legal Committee.

The Ethan Janowitz Training Educational Scholarship Award

This is available to any candidate enrolled in a two or four year college or post-secondary vocational/technical school. Ethan Janowitz worked in Essex County as a training officer. Ethan helped PANJ restart the annual training conference in 1991. He was also a professor at Seton Hall University.

The Kimberly Cuozzo Continuing Education Scholarship

This is available to any candidate continuing their education in a two or four year college or a post-secondary vocational/technical school. This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Kimberly Cuozzo, daughter of Conference Chairperson, Susan Ormsby-Cuozzo. Kim was a recipient of the Ethan Janowitz Training Scholarship Award.

Scholarship Application