JLWS Scholarship Program

JLWS Scholarship Program

What is the JLWS Scholarship? 

This year, the JLWS will award a $1,000 scholarship to one female high school senior who exhibits outstanding service to others through volunteerism.

Who can apply? 

College-bound (two- or four-year accredited college or university) high school senior women who are enrolled in Forsyth County schools and demonstrate a desire to serve others through volunteerism are encouraged to apply.

Where may a candidate get an application? 

The online application submission for 2015-2016 is now closed

What does the application include? 

General contact information; all volunteer activities must be listed in detail; four essay questions about volunteerism must be answered; and two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher/school counselor and one from someone who knows the candidate from a volunteer standpoint); a copy of the candidates’ high school transcript.

What is the due date for applications to be submitted to the JLWS Headquarters?

The application, including references and transcript, must be completed online or postmarked by Friday, April 8, 2016. 

JLWS Scholarship Program

c/o Junior League of Winston-Salem, Inc.

390 South Liberty Street, Suite 100

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

When will the scholarship recipient be notified?

The winner will be notified by Monday, May 2, 2016. She will be invited to the JLWS General Membership Meeting on Monday, May 23, 2016.

What criteria are used to determine the winner? 

Emphasis is on the volunteer’s activities (time commitment, impact, dependability and quality of performance) in conjunction with academic achievement. Judges do not consider financial need.