The Miss North Jersey Organization is an official preliminary to the Miss New Jersey Scholarship Competition. The pageant awards three titles, Miss North Jersey, Miss Northern Highlands and Miss Northern Lakes. The winners go on to compete for the title of Miss New Jersey.
To compete in the Miss North Jersey Scholarship Competition, contestants must be between the ages of 17-25, never been married nor have any children. In addition, contestants must reside, attend school in, or work in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, or Warren county.