NJBMDA Scholarship

Congratulations to the following 2017 Scholarship Recipients:

Brianna Berrocal
Attending Raritan Valley Community College
            Sponsored by Mid-State Lumber Corp.            

Osairys Billini
Attending William Patterson University
Sponsored by Kuiken Bros., Inc.

Shannon DeVuyst
Attending University of Vermont
Sponsored by Kuiken Bros., Inc.

Kimberly Ferrara
Attending Raritan Valley Community College - The Honors College
Sponsored by Mid-State Lumber Corp.

Clayton Geils
Attending Washington & Jefferson College
Sponsored by Hamilton Building Supply

Logan Horvath
Attending Moravian College
Sponsored by Somerville Lumber

Tara Norton
Attending University of Florida
Sponsored by Builder's General Supply Company

Leah Oliver
Attending Philadelphia University
Sponsored by Mid-State Lumber Corp.

You can find the 2018 Scholarship Application here.
The application is also available in Spanish here.
Application must be postmarked no later than June 22, 2018.


To award $1,000 merit scholarships  for post-secondary education to the families of dedicated employees of NJBMDA members and participating associate members.


  1. Must be an employee, or family member (child, step-child, grandchild, adopted child or spouse) of an employee, who works for a company that is a retail member or associate member in good standing of NJBMDA. Associate members must be headquartered in NJ.
  2. Must have maintained a minimum of 2.5 equivalent GPA in high school or college in the past year.
  3. Must be enrolling in or currently attending a post-secondary college or technical school as a full-time student.

Evaluation Process

  • The NJBMDA Scholarship Committee will review all applications.
  • The top applicants may be subject to a personal interview with the committee (either in person or by telephone).
  • The NJBMDA Scholarship Committee will select final awardees.
  • Scholarship recipients will be selected by July 1.  


  1. Complete the Application Form.
  2. Prepare an essay of two typed pages (maximum) or neatly hand-written pages that specifically indicate your professional and scholastic ambitions. Include your academic and professional accomplishments and awards, financial need, and any other information you   feel would assist the scholarship committee in evaluating your application.
  3. Enclose a copy of your scholastic record (transcript).
  4. Enclose one letter of recommendation from a personal or professional associate or teacher.