Jack and Jill of America Foundation 2015

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The Jack and Jill of America Foundation is committed to the ongoing positive development of African American youth and the development of future leaders. In addition, the Foundation provides personal, professional and financial support to children in the areas of leadership skills training and development. Further, we are engaged in education, mentoring, health & wellness, early childhood and economic development programs.

The Foundation promotes the preparation of succeeding generations of children as leaders so they may attain the fullest potential as individuals, enjoy rewarding and fulfilling lives and contribute to world peace and prosperity. The key to fulfilling this vision is through education. To this end, the Jack & Jill of America Foundation is prepared to assist in funding African Americans' pursuit of higher education.

Through contributions mainly from local Jack and Jill of America, Inc. chapters across the country, the Jack & Jill of America Foundation is providing scholarships to deserving high school seniors who meet our qualifications.

 The Jack and Jill of America Foundation's Scholarship Program is available to:

-Class of 2017; graduating high school seniors who will be FULL TIME college students in the fall of 2017.

-Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of high school graduation. 

-Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)  and show demonstrated unmet need 
(Per your college financial aid office).

-Be an African-American and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

-Be able to certify via the community service supervisor's recommendation the completion of at least 60 hours of active community service within the academic school year. (The community service form; located to your right, must be completed and uploaded to the application. Please note the SSN is not required.)

Preference shall be given to applicants who participated in the Jack and Jill of America Leadership Module, however, students who have not participated are eligible to apply.

 

 For questions, please contact Ms. JaiSun McCormick at jaisun.mccormick@uncf.org

 

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