The Brooklyn Chapter

                       of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is offering two $5000 awards ($1,250 annual award over four years) to                           African-American high school students. Both scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school                          seniors with well-rounded and compelling backgrounds, with an emphasis on strong academic                                   achievement for the Gwendolyn Bourne Scholarship and demonstrated commitment to the                                       community for the Karen Marshe Scholarship.

Over 4 Years

Gwendolyn Bourne Scholarship/ Karen Marshe Scholarship

    • Be a graduating high school senior who attends a Brooklyn or Staten Island high school

    • Reside in Brooklyn or Staten Island

    • Have applied for college admission

    • Have demonstrated exemplary achievement in the area of academics, leadership and/or service in the community

      • Maintain good academic standing (B/3.0 average or better) while attending a four-year college or university full-time

All submissions must be emailed or postmarked by April 2, 2021.