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2021 Junior Leadership Program Scholarship Application

JLP is proud to announce it will be awarding scholarships to alumni at this year’s graduation to be held on April 23, 2021.  

The scholarships are awarded annually and graduates can reapply each year that they are planning to attend a post-secondary institution. The scholarships will be paid directly to the institutions where recipients are pursuing their education and/or training, with the minimum scholarship award amount being $500. 

The scholarship award winner(s) will be recognized at graduation on April 23, 2021. The graduation program will begin at 8:00 am. If you are selected as a scholarship recipient, you will receive two complimentary tickets for you and a guest to attend graduation and receive your scholarship.

Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021.

Items You Will Need to Complete the Application:

- Your Current and Cumulative GPA

- Your 5 greatest awards, activities, and employment

- A 300 word essay. Scroll down to see instructions below. You may want to type your essay prior to filling out the application. There is no way to save your application once you begin. 




Please list the top 5 awards, employment, and civic/social activities that have had the greatest influence on your life to date.


What element of the Junior Leadership Program has made the most impact on your educational goals since you graduated from the program? Limit 300 words.


I certify that the information stated here is true and that during the 2021-2022 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 The Leadership Cumberland’s publicity regarding the scholarships, and that Leadership Cumberland may release information regarding the scholarship to my high school counselor, academic advisor, program evaluator and parents.

Please type your name and date below to sign this application.