Scholarship Form

GOTCC Application deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017. Please provide your guidance counselor with adequate time to prepare your transcripts.

Applications, with attached transcripts, may be mailed or dropped off to the GOTCC at our office inside the Board of Education building at:
Greater Ocean Township Chamber of Commerce
163 Monmouth Road
Oakhurst, NJ 07755

Objective: The GOTCC’s mission is to help defray college expenses for well-rounded college-bound students who have excelled in the area of community service.

NOTE: To be considered, all requirements must be met and instructions followed, including your transcript arriving with your application. Please work with your school guidance counselor.

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REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Applicant must be a high school senior and either live in the Township of Ocean (Monmouth County) (regardless which high school you attend), or be the child of a GOTCC member-in-good-standing.
  2. You MUST INCLUDE your high school transcript and 2 teacher/principal letters of recommendation.
  3. All sections must be completed unless they do not apply.
  4. Handwritten applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. You must complete the application online.
  5. MUST INCLUDE YOUR SCHOOL ID #.
  6. Resumes and bios will not be accepted.
  7. **DO NOT WRITE YOUR NAME ON ANY PAGE!!**
  8. Please BE AS SPECIFIC AS POSSIBLE ABOUT YOUR COMMUNITY SERVICE!! We need to compare apples to apples - so we are seeking the number of hours you worked, what you did and for what length of time. If it is a 1-day event, please note that on the application.

Your Information

IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF THE TOWNSHIP OF OCEAN, a parent MUST work for a business that is a local member of the GOTCC. Please indicate your parent’s name, employer and the business location.

COMMUNITY SERVICE/VOLUNTEERISM Information

This section is not for PAID positions. PLEASE BE SPECIFIC. This page is very important. Please provide weekly/monthly hours and total hours volunteered at each organization. Volunteering for municipalities, religious organizations, etc. is fine. Questions? 732.660.1888

FAMILY Information


Under $50,000
$50,000-$75,000
$76,000-$100,000
$101,000-$150,000
$151,000-$200,000
over $200,000

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WORK/ACTIVITIES Information


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Please be specific (i.e., worked at Wegmans 10/wk for 3 years as a cashier, had a paid internship at Monmouth Medical Center 15 hours/wk for 8 months; OTHS Peer Leadership Award 2011and 2012; 2013 Student Mayor for a Day Township of Ocean; OTHS Student Government Secretary 2010, Treasurer 2011, VP 2012, President 2013). Please note: Community Service goes on the preceding page.


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Essay

ESSAY: STAND OUT FROM YOUR PEERS!
Please tell us about yourself, addressing the following topics, not to exceed 500 words:
  • What obstacles you have overcome and how you feel they will help you in the future.
  • What are your dreams for the future and how you hope to achieve them?
  • What makes you stand out from the pack?

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