Italian American Police Society of New Jersey

Scholarship Program

 The 2018 Breakfast will be held on Sunday Morning, May 6th 10:00 am at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge.  

The 2018 Scholarship Application is available now.  All information is on the application which can be filled on-screen (PDF), and then Printed.  Then either faxed to 973-556-1162 along with all attachments,  (see below) or mailed to IAPSNJ Scholarship Committee  PO Box 352, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071.

If the entire package can be scanned and emailed to us at

 Click here for
 2018 Scholarship Application




Below are the 2017 Recipients


Gerard Anthony Corbo, Montclair Kimberly Academy
Nico Vincent Corbo, Montclair Kimberly Academy
Gerard Corbo, Belleville PD

Gerard Campanella Jr., Morris Knolls High School-Denville
Gerard Campanella, Belleville PD

Angelo D’Amico, Wood Ridge High School
Felix D’Amico, Carlstadt PD

Nicholas Percivale, Hanover Park High School-East Hanover
Michael Fusco, Port Authority NY/NJ PD

Nicolette Nybro, Middletown High School-South
Raymond Nybro, Port Authority NY/NJ PD

Mark Charles, Nutley High School
Bobby Charles, Belleville PD

Nicholas Fugnitti, Saint Joseph Regional High School-Montvale
Anthony Fugnitti, Moonachie PD

Jena Attanasio, Governor Livingston High School-Berkeley Heights
Allan Attanasio, Mountainside PD

William Colletto III, Edison High School
William Colletto Jr., Edison PD

Brian Antobelli, Raritan High School-Hazlet
Nick Incanella, Union County PD




Below is a list of attachments that are needed for submission of the scholarship application.

1.  PSAT or SAT results.
2.  Most recent grade transcript showing all high school grades to date.
3.  Any letters of acceptance received along with the estimated cost for attending the institution.
4.  A copy of your parent's income tax statement for the previous year. (see application for the correct year)
5.  A signed statement from the student, describing themselves and their future personal, academic and career plans.

Trooper Philip Lamonaco,NJ State Police  12-21-1981

Capt. Kathy Mazza, Port Authority of NY & NJ PD  9-11-2001

Police Officer Mary Ann Collura  Fair Lawn PD 4-17- 2003

Det. Marc DiNardo, Jersey City PD - 7-21-2009

Sgt. John Raineri,  NYPD Columbia Association

Det. Michael Morgan,  Newark Police Department

Lt. Rocco Nisivoccia,  Essex County Prosecutors Office

Andrew Ruotolo,  Essex County Prosecutors Office

Alphonse Sierchio Memorial Scholarship

Police Officer Stephen Petruzzello Memorial Scholarship 

2017 Scholarship Committee:
Jerry Onnembo-Chairman
Vincent Nardone
Chris Mincolelli
Daniel Sollitti
John Lazzara
Mike Puzio
John Marcelli

Each Spring we hold our Annual Scholarship Breakfast, at this event the Society present 10 $1000 scholarships in memory of Italian American Police Officers that lost their lives in the line of duty.   These scholarships are available only to the children or grandchildren  of members who are college bound high school seniors.  Members must have been in good standing with dues paid for four consecutive years. Members that meet the above criteria that DO NOT have children can submit nieces and nephews in certain circumstances.  For more information please contact the committee for more details. An application needs to be filled out by the parents and submitted to the scholarship committee usually a month before our Scholarship Breakfast