Chamber’s scholarship deadline is May 4

The Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce (EMACC) is offering educational foundation scholarships to nontraditional students. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. May 4 at the chamber’s office at 8 Reckless Place, Red Bank.

Awards of $1,250 each will be made based on three categories: Students age 25 and up who are returning to school; college students entering their junior or senior year who have already completed 60 credits; and students pursuing post-high school vocational or technical training. Scholarship awards will be distributed in June.

Eligible applicants must live or work within the service area of the chamber, including Eatontown, Fair Haven, Fort Monmouth, Little Silver, Monmouth Beach, Oceanport, Red Bank, Rumson, Sea Bright, Shrewsbury and Tinton Falls, or be employed by a chamber member, regardless of location. The applicant does not have to be a member of EMACC, but must provide a recommendation by an EMACC member in good standing who is not a family member.

Applications are available at For more information, call 732-741-0055.