Donna and Richard Gillespie Endowed Scholarship

The Donna and Richard Gillespie Endowed Scholarship was established in 1992 by an endowment from Donna and Richard Gillespie, long-time supporters of Thomas Edison State College. The scholarship is awarded to enrolled students pursuing an undergraduate degree program.

Eligibility Criteria:  To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must meet the following:

  • Academic Level:  Undergraduate
  • Enrollment Status:  Enrolled
  • Type of degree/certificate:  Any undergraduate degree or certificate
  • Other Criteria:  None

For more information on determining whether you are eligible for this scholarship, contact the College Scholarship Committee at [email protected] .

Award Criteria:  To be considered for an award, the student must meet the following:

  • Meet all eligibility criteria described on the respective scholarship's webpage.
  • Submit a completed Thomas Edison State College Scholarship Application during the application period.
  • Have applied for federal and State (NJ residents only) financial aid through the FAFSA and the Thomas Edison State College Financial Aid Application.
  • Submit any required supplemental documentation before the end of the application period.
  • Students enrolled with the College at the time of scholarship application must have:
    • Completed a minimum of 12 Thomas Edison State College credits, with at least six hours being from Online or Guided Study courses.
    • A minimum Thomas Edison State College GPA of 3.0 at the time of application.
    • Successfully completed a minimum of 66 percent of courses attempted at Thomas Edison State College. Incompletes, withdrawals, and failed classes do not count as completed credits.

Supplemental Documentation Required:  None

2014-2015 Scholarship Award Year

Applications are now being accepted for the General Award Cycle of the 2014-2015 Scholarship Award Year.

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If you have questions about our scholarships, please email the Scholarship Committee.

Please check the many scholarships listed on our Outside Scholarships page, including the sfex site for Military/Family Members scholarship opportunities.