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Meg Graham Scholarship…Celebrating Service and Leadership

Award Amount
$10,000
Awards Available
1
Deadline
April 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The scholarship is open to any D.C. high school senior, at a public or charter school, matriculating to an accredited, four-year, post-secondary institution in upcoming academic year. S/he must demonstrate a commitment to volunteerism and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    The scholarship award will be paid in four annual equal installments based on the scholarship recipient meeting a minimum GPA of 2.75 or higher as a full-time student at his/her chosen post-secondary institution and continuing to perform sufficient volunteer work, with the first installment paid directly to the recipient’s chosen institution in the summer.

    A complete application packet includes all of the following documents:
    -Sponsor’s application form
    -Official transcript
    -Acceptance letter from an accredited post-secondary institution
    -Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a faculty member at student’s high school)
    -Detailed list of volunteer service activities (grades 9-12)
    -Signed verification by school faculty member or volunteer coordinator of hours served on each activity
    -List of extracurricular activities and jobs (grades 9-12)
    -250-word essay on “My Most Meaningful Volunteer Experience”
    -250-word “Personal Goal Statement”

  • Contact
  • Junior League of Washington
  • Junior League of Washington Targeted Grants & Volunteer Resources
  • 3039 M Street, NW
  • Washington, DC 20007
  • grantsandvolunteers@jlw.org
  • 202-337-2001

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