The Brooklyn Chapter

of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is offering two $5,000 awards ($1,250 annual award over four years) to African-American students. The Gwendolyn Bourne Scholarship will be awarded to high scholastic students and the Karen Marshe Scholarship will be awarded to high achieving or talented students.

$5,000
Over 4 Years

Gwendolyn Bourne 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 areas of leadership and service in the community

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

$5,000
Over 4 Years

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 areas of leadership and service in the community

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

All submissions must be postmarked by May 1, 2020.