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John Paul Viggiano (“Mr. V”) Memorial Scholarship


Application Deadline is April 30, 2024


The John Paul Viggiano Memorial Scholarship was established by the Essex Fells Foundation of Educational Excellence in 2023 to pay tribute to the positive impact that Mr. V. had on his students and our community.


This scholarship was created to benefit graduating high school seniors who are well-rounded students of exceptional character and who carry the important values that Mr. V instilled in all of his students.  Applicants must have graduated from the 6th grade class of Essex Fells School and have plans to attend a fully accredited university or college in the fall of 2024.


Candidates for this scholarship will embrace the empathy and kindness of Mr. V. while being passionate about their education and extracurricular activities, striving to make a difference in their community and inspiring smiles and laughter along the way.  


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Scholarship Details: 

  • Scholarship Amount: $1000

  • Number of Recipients: One per calendar year

  • Website:


Key Dates

  • January 29, 2024 -- Scholarship application process opens

  • April 30, 2024 – Application submission deadline 

  • June 3, 2024 -- The scholarship winner will be notified via email 


Allowed Use of Award

Awards may be used for tuition, fees, books, and other expenses associated with higher education.



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