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Scholarships Available for High School Seniors


The Camden County Hero Scholarship is pleased to announce its’ 2020 Scholarship Program.

 Three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who have a parent actively serving Camden County, or they themselves serve Camden County in a public safety Good news 6capacity.  One award will be presented in each field of service: law enforcement, fire, and EMS. 


A $1,500 scholarship in memory of Chief Gary R. Cline, Ret., Merchantville Police Department, will be offered to a graduating high school senior pursuing a career in law enforcement.


A $1,500 scholarship in memory of Chief Gene Dannenfelser, Ret., Camden County Fire Marshal’s Office/Haddon Heights Fire Department, will be offered to a graduating high school senior pursuing a career in fire service.


A $1,000 scholarship in memory of Cpl. Christopher Milito, Delaware River Port Authority Police Department, will be awarded to a graduating high school senior who has a parent serving in law enforcement at the time of application.  This scholarship award is sponsored by DRPA Penn-Jersey Lodge #30 on behalf of the Milito family. 

Scholarships are awarded on a one-time basis for the 2019-2020 academic year. 

Award criteria includes academic performance, community service, extracurricular activities and financial need.

Application deadline is April 15, 2020

Applications are  available online at

by emailing a request to,

by calling the office at (856) 768-9656, or

They will be at the guidance departments of all Camden County high schools in the near future.

The Scholarship Committee will review and approve applications impartially with no knowledge of the applicants' identities. All decisions of the selection committee are final.

Announcement of the awards will be made in late May/early June.