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 National Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors who will become and maintain full-time status at an accredited, four year post secondary institution beginning in the fall of the year working toward a bachelor's degree. Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify. Scholarship awards will be applied toward tuition and room & board ranging from $1,500 to $ 2,500. DEPENDENTS OF MEMBERS OF JACK & JILL OF AMERICA ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY.
For 2016-17 Application, please go to https://scholarships.uncf.org/ToProgram/JackandJill
For questions, please contact Girmu Habte