Fort Bend Junior Service League Accepting Scholarship Applications

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BRC Members Present Scholarship Awards. L-R: Michelle Beeson, BRC member; Kavita Self, BRC member; Laura Taylor, President-Elect; Dana Clement, President; Courtney Kilfoy, Scholarship recipient; Karen Young, Scholarship recipient; Avanthika Mahendrababu, Scholarship recipient; Markisha Venzant-Sampson, BRC member; Kalpana Vaidya, Scholarship recipient; Becky Zachary, BRC member; Audra O’Neal, BRC member.

BRC Members Present Scholarship Awards.
L-R: Michelle Beeson, BRC member; Kavita Self, BRC member; Laura Taylor, President-Elect; Dana Clement, President; Courtney Kilfoy, Scholarship recipient; Karen Young, Scholarship recipient; Avanthika Mahendrababu, Scholarship recipient; Markisha Venzant-Sampson, BRC member; Kalpana Vaidya, Scholarship recipient; Becky Zachary, BRC member; Audra O’Neal, BRC member.

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.

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 2017-2018 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.

We award up to four Volunteer Scholarships at a value of $1,000 each and up to 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 application by visiting FBJSL’s website at www.fbjsl.org/scholarship-programs. All applications and supporting documents must be sent via email to brccom@fbjsl.com. The deadline to submit applications is February 1, 2017.

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.

Contact: Emily Calbert Phone: 281-636-6272 Email: publicity@fbjsl.com