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The Edward Thatcher Astle Memorial Scholarship Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Edward Thatcher Astle Memorial Scholarship Foundation

24 West St., P.O. Box 182

Annandale, NJ United States 08801-3052

Telephone: (908) 735-5339

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-04-30)

Assets: $658,902

Total giving: $45,931




Established in 1987 in NJ

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to high school seniors for scholarships.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to high school seniors from central NJ who are U.S. citizens, have at least a "B" average, and require financial assistance to attend college or trade school.

Scholarship Program

Scholarships of $6,000 are awarded annually to graduating seniors. There are no restrictions on areas of study that applicants must pursue. However, recipients will be selected based on the importance of the area of study to society. Applicants over 18 years of age must be registered to vote in NJ. Candidates must have shown that they are willing to help pay for their education by working during the summer or after school hours. If a student leaves college or trade school during the school year, any unused scholarship funds must be donated to the college or trade school's general scholarship fund. Individuals who have known drug involvement or involvement in unlawful activities are discouraged from applying.

Fields of Interest

  • Addiction services
  • Arts and culture
  • Health
  • Historic preservation
  • Historical activities
  • Human services
  • Mental health care
  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Transitional mental health services
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Substance abusers

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-04-30

Assets: $658,902 (market value)

Gifts received: $500

Expenditures: $83,082

Total giving: $45,931

Qualifying distributions: $45,931