The Jack and Jill of America Foundation Scholarship is a national scholarship that is open to African American high school seniors who are planning to attend full-time an accredited four-year college or university.
Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or above in order to apply. In addition to scholastic achievement, students must demonstrate leadership capabilities through extracurricular activities and volunteer community service.
The Jack and Jill of America Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping young people be successful through education and mentoring. They reward high school students who want to enroll in college and pursue a Bachelor's degree. The scholarship can be applied toward college tuition, room and board.
The scholarship is managed by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), a non-profit organization that raises funds from corporations, non-profit organizations and private donors to help more than 10,000 students every year from low-income families have the opportunity to attend college and achieve success in their careers.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in JUNE of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,500.
For more details, visit www.jackandjillfoundation.org/scholarships/
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