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JLC Scholarship Application

Each year Junior Leadership Cumberland awards a $1,000 scholarship to one graduate of the program, either planning to or currently attending a post-secondary institution. The scholarship will be paid directly to the institution where the recipient is pursuing further education and/or training. Please submit your completed application by February 28, 2023.


  1. Complete and submit the following scholarship application form
  2. In looking at all your awards, civic/social activities, and employment opportunities consider the five that have had the greatest influence on your life to date.
  3. Compose an essay (no less than 350 words and no more than 500 words) that answers the question/addresses the topic on the form. Essays will be reviewed on the following criteria: correct grammar and punctuation; topic development; knowledge of the topic; and creativity and relatability to a variety of audiences. These requirements must be followed for consideration, otherwise, the application may be rejected.
  4. We recommend you type up your information in a word document prior to transferring it into the form so you can save a copy of your scholarship packet materials for your records.
  5. All applications must be received no later than February 28, 2023.
  6. If you have any questions or need clarification, please email your question(s) to


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Last Name *
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Please list five awards, civic/social activities, and employment opportunities that have had the greatest influence on your life to date.

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What element of Junior Leadership Cumberland has made the most impact on your educational goals since you graduated from the program?

I certify that the information stated here is true and that during the 2023-2024 school year I will be enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a post-secondary degree at a two-or four-year community college, university or trade school. In applying for this scholarship, I agree that my picture, essay and achievements may be included in Junior Leadership Cumberland's publicity regarding the scholarships, and that Leadership Cumberland may release information regarding the scholarship to my high school guidance counselor, academic advisor, program evaluator and parents.
Full Name Typed Here Will Be Used As Signature