Fort Bend Junior Service League Accepting Scholarship Applications

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October 23, 2015

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The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) is offering two scholarship programs to assist women in Fort Bend County who desire to further their education.


BRC Members Present Scholarship Awards Front Row (L-R): FBJSL 2014-2015 President Debbie Buckner, BRC 2014-2015 Committee Member Veronica Sessom, 2015 Scholarship Recipient Andrea Gonzales, 2015 Scholarship Recipient Alexis Elder, BRC 2014-2015 Committee Member Raj Patel, BRC 2014-2015 Committee Chair Tanya Pal.

The FBJSL Volunteer Scholarship – The FBJSL Volunteer Scholarship applicant must be an outstanding Fort Bend female high school senior who has completed at least 100 hours of high school community service, has a minimum GPA of 2.5 and desires to pursue higher education in the 2016-2017 school year.

The FBJSL New Beginnings Scholarship – The FBJSL New Beginnings Scholarship applicant must be a Fort Bend woman who has a specific degree or career advancement goal in mind and who has had a significant break in her education following high school graduation, completion of her GED, or last full-time semester at an accredited college, vocational school or university.

Four Volunteer Scholarships will be awarded at a value of $1,000 each and one New Beginnings Scholarship will be awarded at a value of $2,000. Qualified scholarship applicants can learn more about these programs and obtain a copy of the applications by visiting FBJSL’s website at  All applications and required supporting documents must be sent via email to  The deadline to submit applications is February 1, 2016.

The Fort Bend Junior Service League is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, to developing the potential of women and to improving the Fort Bend County community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.