February 13, 2017
DM AIRPORTS, LTD., Operators of Morristown Airport, Announce Availability of 2017 Scholarship Applications
Eight scholarships offered to High School seniors in 17th Year of Program
Hanover Township – DM AIRPORTS, LTD., operators of Morristown Airport, is offering eight scholarships to members of the graduating classes of Morristown, Whippany Park, Hanover Park and Madison high schools for the 17th year.
Seniors from the aforementioned high schools are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The one-time award of $1,000 may be used for tuition, books or other eligible fees associated with college attendance. Students interested in being considered for the scholarship can complete applications available from their high school guidance office.
This year’s selection process marks the 17th year that the airport will offer the scholarships. Since the program’s inception in 2001, nearly 200 area students have received financial assistance for their freshman year of college, totaling $256,250. DM AIRPORTS, LTD will award a total of $8,000 to students from the Class of 2017.
“We are very excited to be able to offer these scholarships to local students for a 17th year,” said Airport Executive Director Bill Barkhauer. “We take great pride in being hard working and well-rounded individuals at Morristown Airport, and it’s gratifying to see students who exemplify these qualities get rewarded.
DM AIRPORTS, LTD., the private company that operates Morristown Municipal Airport, funds the scholarship program and defines the selection criteria. Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based Scholarship Managers, a division of Career Opportunities Through Education, Inc. (C.O.T.E), receives and evaluates individual applications, and selects the actual scholarship recipients.
The deadline for returning all application materials is March 17th, 2017. The Airport expects to announce award recipients by April 14th. For more information or an application, please contact the high school guidance departments.
Corey Hanlon: [email protected]
Senior Awards Ceremony Dates
Madison High School – June 15, 7:00 PM (Thursday) (Madison High School)
Morristown High School – May 30 7:00 PM (Tuesday) (MHS Auditorium)
Hanover Park High School – June 5, 7:00 PM (Monday) (Hanover Park Theater)
Whippany Park High School – June 12, 7:00 PM (Monday) – (Whippany Park Theater)