Southwest TN CC


Junior League of Memphis 2015-2016 Voluntarism Scholarship Award

 

The Junior League of Memphis is pleased to announce that we are seeking qualified applicants to compete for our first annual Scholarship Awards for the 2015-2016 academic year. Up to $10,000 will be awarded to deserving female students who are striving to purse a degree at a local 4-year college. Applicants must exhibit leadership qualities and have a strong volunteer history.

Attached are procedures, eligibility requirements and the application for this scholarship. I would appreciate it if you would please forward this on to those who may be eligible for this scholarship and also to your contacts (school counselors, parents, local churches, etc.). Applications are also available online (http://www.jlmemphis.org/developingcommunity/2015-2016jlmvoluntarismscholarshipawardapplication.

 

Timeline

Jan. 30, 2015: Applications due (including recommendation letters and transcripts)

Feb. 22, 2015: Finalists selected and notified

Feb. 23 – March 9, 2015: JLM members vote

March 31, 2015: Winners announced via mail or email

April 2015: Winners announced to JLM Membership

Questions? Email Jeni Linkous at grantsandscholarships@jlmemphis.org

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1st ANNUAL COLLEGE READINESS SEMINAR FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2014 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

RHODES COLLEGE (MAP)
2000 North Parkway
Memphis, TN 38112

The College Readiness Seminar is dedicated to high school students, ages 15-18 years old, who are interested in educating themselves and preparing for success on a college campus. In essence, this seminar will prepare today’s student for the demands of college and the developmental process through college-life.

The College Readiness Seminar will be a half-day session where students can learn how to complete college entrance and scholarship applications, learn tools to better prepare students for Freshman year and beyond, financial stability and to better acclimate students for college by listening to current college students during a panel discussion.
FREE EVENT! MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND!
REGISTER
HERE!

 

STUDENT AND PARENT WORKSHOPS INCLUDE:

  • Life Skills Preparations
  • College Admission Techniques
  • Financial Aid Advice
  • Panel Discussion with College Students Moderated by DJ Stan Bell (V101)
  • Panel Discussion for Parents
  • Motivational Message by Mr. Jeremy Whittaker (The Talented Tenth)

Parents and students can register for the seminar here!