Applications for 2024 High School Senior Scholarship Are Now Open

Apply online here.

The Foundation presents a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a graduating high school senior who resides in Avon and plans to attend an institute of higher learning.

The scholarship recipient will reflect the goals and mission of the Foundation in his or her efforts towards leadership, scholarship, and community service.

Overall criteria for evaluation:

  • Community Service
  • Peer Leadership
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Essay
  • Acceptance into Higher Learning Institution


April 15th - May 17th: Application Period

May 20th - May 26th: Board Review

May 27th, 2024: Announcement of Scholarship Recipient

Avon Education Foundation Accomplishments

  • Funded the starting of the After School Instrumental Band Program 2013-2016 at a cost of $8,500 and purchased some of the instruments
  • Purchased the sound system for the Avon Gymnasium at a price of $17,000
  • Adult summer education program 2012-16 and beyond. (Community reading, presentation and trip)
  • Sponsored trip for Avon Residents to Downton Abbey exhibit
  • Wine tasting at two New Jersey wineries
  • Awarded 1,000 scholarships every year to high school senior
  • Lecture on World War 1 with wine and cheese
  • 2023 Sponsoring 3/4th grade trip to Liberty Science Center
  • Community garden, 2014 - 2016 - $6,000 (Lowes Toolbox Award)
  • 8th Grade Math Award every year. (Cash award)
  • Creative dance program, 2014, 2015 sponsored by Monmouth County Arts Council
  • Teacher mini grant, 2012 - 2016 - $2,000-$4,000
  • 100 Years of Avon Celebration
  • Participation with Avon Home School, Avon Library, Avon Historical Society

Senior receives 2023 AEF scholarship


Congratulations to James Magrini, resident of Avon-by-the-Sea and recipient of the 2023 AEF Scholarships.

The student was awarded $1,000 in a private event on June 12th. James, a graduate of Saint Rose High School, will be attending Villanova University in the fall. This outstanding student was highly engaged in scholarly pursuits and community service as he grew up in Avon-by-the-Sea.

We are so proud of his accomplishments and service!