The Herb Stern Longport Scholarship Fund board members with 2018 recipients and their families.

LONGPORT – The Herb Stern Longport Scholarship Fund announced up to $20,000 is available for college scholarships in 2021. Students living in Longport who will graduate high school in 2021 or who are currently attending college or who, at any age, plan to attend college in 2021, are eligible to apply.

Applications and instructions for applying are available at

The applications must be completed and submitted in accordance with the instructions by April 15.  The board members will select the awardees and announce the scholarships in May.

The fund completed a record year in 2020, with a total of $20,000 award to 14 Longport students. Despite a difficult year with the pandemic and recession, Longport year-round and seasonal residents contributed a record amount of money. Longport residents consistently support students and their families by helping to pay the ever-increasing cost of higher education, with more than $100,000 awarded over the life of the fund.

Donations to honor a friend or in someone’s memory can be made at any time on the website by using Paypal or a credit card. Checks may be mailed to Treasurer Lynn Baumgardner, 3210 Atlantic Ave., Longport, NJ 08403.

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