2023-2024 Application Period is NOW CLOSED!!!
JUNIOR LEAGUE OF HOWARD COUNTY ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Junior League of Howard County established the Junior League of Howard County Future Leader Scholarship to support the leadership potential of women in our community. This scholarship will be granted to a qualified applicant who demonstrates active participation and leadership in community activities as well as leadership skills and potential for leadership success.
• Must be a Howard County resident.
• Must be a Howard County graduating female senior with a minimum GPA of a 2.5.
• Must enroll as a full-time student in any private or public post-secondary institution in the coming academic school year (Fall-Spring).
• Must be involved in a volunteer capacity in the community. Volunteer work must be separate from any that is required by the student’s school.
• Applicants must provide verification of enrollment. The scholarship award check will be made out to the institution on behalf of the recipient of the JLHC scholarship.
• Applications must be submitted by April 22, 2023. Please complete the scholarship application electronically
by clicking here.
• If awarded, the recipient will be invited to attend the Junior League of Howard County Annual event.
MISSION: The Junior League of Howard County, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
VISION: Junior League of Howard County, promote and perpetuate evidence based social change in Howard County, Maryland communities that will benefit most from it.
JUNIOR LEAGUE OF HOWARD COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Each application must contain the following information and is due by April 22, 2023:
• Name, Age, Address and phone number of the applicant.
• High school graduation date and name and address of high school from which applicant will graduate.
Essay between 200 – 300 words describing:
• How the applicant and the organization(s) for which the applicant volunteered benefited from the applicant’s volunteer work.
• Future goals regarding voluntarism.
• Future educational/career plans.
• Reasons why you should receive the scholarship.
Two letters of reference.
One from an organization where the applicant demonstrated her commitment to voluntarism. The letter should be prepared on the organization’s letterhead. Letter of reference should include the following:
• Name, address, and phone number of the organization.
• Name and phone number of the supervisor responsible for overseeing the applicant’s volunteer work.
Description of volunteer activities of the applicant.
• How the organization benefited from the applicant’s volunteer work. Duration of applicant’s volunteer work. Average hours per month applicant volunteered during this period.
Letter of reference from the applicant’s high school principal, assistant principal, school counselor, or teacher.
Letter of reference should be written on the school’s letterhead and include the following:
• Name, address, and phone number of the person writing reference.
• Student’s school accomplishments, important achievements, and honors.
• Impact of applicant’s volunteer efforts.
For questions contact the Fund Development Committee at [email protected].