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Brick Offering College Scholarship Essay Contest for H.S. Juniors, Seniors

A row of lockers at Brick Township High School. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

A row of lockers at Brick Township High School. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Township is participating in a program along with the state League of Municipalities to provide college scholarships to its young residents.

The League is offering three $1,000 scholarships through the Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition, Mayor John Ducey announced Wednesday. Applicants will be required to write an essay of approximately 500 words with the theme, “What My Municipal Government Does Best.” Judging is based solely on the essay including originality, technical composition and appropriateness and effective articulation of theme.

“Brick Township has many exceptional young students,” said Ducey. “I encourage all juniors and seniors to participate in this scholarship competition and show just how exceptional, talented and dedicated the young people of our community are.”

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Students wishing to apply for the scholarship competition can download an application packet on the township website, Those who would like to request an application by email can send an email to

The scholarship is open to all high school juniors and seniors.  Residents who live in Brick but attend schools in other communities should return their application to Ducey’s office.

A committee will select one essay from Brick Township as a semi-finalist. That application will be forwarded and reviewed by the NJSLOM Scholarship Committee. That committee will select 15 finalists and 3 winners. The winners will each receive a $1,000 scholarship and their essay will be featured in New Jersey Municipalities Magazine.

All applications must be returned to Mayor Ducey’s office by Friday, March 17, 2023.  Completed applications should be mailed to Mayor John Ducey, Attention: NJSLOM Scholarship, 401 Chambers Bridge Road, Brick, N.J., 08723.

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