JAC Annual Scholarship of Merit
In 2019, Junior Auxiliary of Collierville was proud to have presented our first ever annual JAC Scholarship of Merit worth $2500 to CHS senior Victoria Bouchoc! Victoria met and/or exceeded the scholarship GPA and service interest qualifications, including submitting a 500-word essay responding to the following prompt: "Who influenced you in the most impactful way and how did that person guide you on your path?"
Congratulations to our 2020 Scholarship Recipient Hallie Loynachan!
2021, brought a unique opportunity to sponsor TWO Recipients! Jadyn Cobb and Olivia Jane Zayed
Victoria is pictured with past President and 2018-2019 Scholarship Chair Stephanie McGavic
at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce.
The 2022 Scholarship of Merit application period is open until March 31st, 2022! Complete Questionnaire Here.
The Junior Auxiliary of Collierville organization created this scholarship to benefit a Collierville High School female graduate who demonstrates a commitment to education, leadership, and service. The Junior Auxiliary is an organization of women founded on principles of helping children and making a difference in their lives. JAC will be accepting applications until March 31st, 2022. The scholarship amount is $2,500 which will be awarded in two installments during the student's freshman year.
* Must be a senior at Collierville High School
* Must be female
* Must be on track to graduate May 2022
* Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
* Must plan on attending a 4-year college
*Must plan to work with children in some capacity in the future
* 500-word essay (upper limit) responding to the following prompt: "Who influenced you in the most impactful way and how did that person guide you on your path?"
* Two letters of recommendation from school personnel
* One personal letter of recommendation from a non-family member
* Collierville High transcript
* Recent picture
Please send any questions to the Scholarship chairman at JACscholarship@gmail.com.
JA of Collierville scholarship committee members will review applications in March. We will conduct phone interviews and notify applicants of the final decision by April 10th. The winner will get $1,250 their first semester of college. The second installment will be made January of the second semester and is contingent on a 3.0 GPA for the first semester.