Isadora J. Seibert Scholarships

Awarded annually to graduating high school seniors from Millburn High School and Governor Livingston in Berkeley Heights, NJ who will be attending college and wishing to positively impact the world as Isadora surely did. Scholarships are awarded in the areas of education and the sciences, depending on high school.  Isadora graduated from Millburn High School and Ramapo College of NJ. She was a tenured science teacher at Governor Livingston High School, in Berkeley Heights, NJ.

Scholarship Applications

Millburn High School Students ~ Educator Scholarship

Governor Livingston High School Students ~ Educator Scholarship

Governor Livingston High School Students ~ Science Scholarship

Previous Scholarship Recipients

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2021 Scholarship
This scholarship was open to students pursuing a teaching career as well as to those who wish to work in any of
the science fields.
 
Recently, the Isadora J. Foundation happily awarded $1500 scholarships to each of the following Governor Livingston High School graduates as they continue their education in either the fields of education or science: Brian De Sousa, Mia Maguire, Tommy Puia, and Nicholas Tarabokia. Additionally, Malini Popat, a recent graduate of Millburn High School, was awarded a $1000 scholarship. Thank you all for being inspiring reflections of Isadora. Keep shining! Congratulations!

photos courtesy of Mia Maguire, Tommy Puia, and Malini Popat
2020 Scholarship
This scholarship was open to students pursuing a teaching career as well as to those who wish to work in any of
the science fields.
 
Congratulations to the Isadora J. Seibert Foundation's 2020 college scholarship recipients from Governor Livingston High School, in Berkeley Heights!
 
This year's recipients are Allison Zimmermann (music education), Taylor Rooney (medicine), and Gauthami Moorkanat, biochemistry and medicine. Due to Covid-19 and the closure of all NJ schools, scholarships were awarded through a virtual event, the Foundation's portion viewable here. We know they will continue to improve this world!
2019 Scholarship
This scholarship was open to students pursuing a teaching career as well as to those who wish to work in any of
the science fields.
 
Congratulations to the Isadora J. Seibert Foundation's 2019 college scholarship recipients from Governor Livingston High School, in Berkeley Heights:  in the field of science Samantha Felipe and Carly Zurla, future nurses, and teacher scholarship to Madeleine Reilly, future elementary school teacher. Each recipient received $2000.
Congratulations to Isabel Turner, future elementary school teacher, for being the first recipient of the Isadora J. Seibert Foundations's first teacher scholarship to a Millburn High School student. Isabel received a $1000 award. 
Continue to shine brightly, making this world a better place, as Isadora did. Best of luck to each of you!
pictured from top left: Samantha, Carly, Madeleine, Isabel, and Isadora's brother Hilton, STEM teacher at MHS, presenting Isabel with her well-deserved scholarship award
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Stacey Berliner

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James Pitingolo
James Pitingolo

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2018 Scholarship
This scholarship was open to students pursuing a teaching career as well as to those who wish to work in any of
the science fields.
 
Congratulations to the Isadora J. Seibert Foundation's 2018 college scholarship recipients from Governor Livingston High School, in Berkeley Heights, Stacey Berliner plans to pursue a career in education and James Pitingolo, will study in the science field. Each recipient received $2000. The Foundation sincerely thanks all who have helped to make it possible to honor Isadora in this meaningful way.
Danielle Petryk
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Jaimie Diamond
Jaimie Diamond

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2017 Scholarship
This scholarship was open to students pursuing a teaching career as well as to those who wish to work in any of
the science fields.
 
Last evening, at Governor Livingston High School's Awards Program, the following exceptional seniors each received a $2000 scholarship from the Isadora J. Seibert Foundation: Jessica Kelly, Jaimie Diamond, Danielle Petryk, and Madelyn Forrester. The awards were presented by Isadora's sister, Tania, presently a teacher of English at the school. The Foundation awards college scholarships to students majoring in education and/or the sciences in honor of Isadora, who taught science at Governor Livingston. We are so inspired by how these students live their lives and by all that they offer to the world. Congratulations to each of them, to all the award recipients last night, and to the 2017 graduating class of this wonderful school. Additionally, we would like to thank Mr. Robert Nixon, Principal, for allowing the staff to participate in "Dress Down Week," raising over $1100 for the Foundation's scholarship fund. We are very, very grateful to the GL community for all their love and support.
 
Best wishes to all!

Kate O'Hara, nursing

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Kelly Deegan, forensic psychology, and her mom

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Julia Gay, nutrition and food science, receiving her award from Isadora's mom

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2016 Scholarship
This scholarship was open to students pursuing a teaching career as well as to those who wish to work in any of
the science fields.
 
June 8 - Scholarships were awarded to Governor Livingston High School students Kate O'Hara (nursing), Kelly Deegan (forensic psychology), Sama Macnahnda (medicine), Skyler Williams (biology), Julia Gay (nutrition and food science).
 
Best wishes to all!
Katie, Phyllis, and Rachel
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Noah Boldt
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Shannon Roth
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2015 Scholarship
This scholarship was open to students pursuing a teaching career as well as to those who wish to work in any of
the science fields.
 
June 3 - Scholarships were awarded at Governor Livingston High School to Shannon Roth (elementary education and speech pathology), Noah Boldt (marine sciences), and twins Rachel Chirichella (exercise sciences) and Katie Chirichella (animal and veterinary sciences). Each student received $2000.
 
Best wishes to all!
2014 Scholarship
As per Isadora's request, this scholarship was to be awarded to students who would be pursuing a career in the field of teaching.
 
June 4 -  Here are the first scholarship recipients:
Kacie Worswick, Anthony Iannone, and Meredith Gray.
 
All three Governor Livingston High School students hope to pursue careers as elementary school teachers. Each student was awarded $2000.
 
We wish them great success!