Scholarship Programs










The Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) established a scholarship program in 2008 for local teens and women who desire to further their education. FBJSL awards up to four Volunteer Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to female high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in volunteerism and community service. Additionally, the $2,000 New Beginnings Scholarship is an award established to provide assistance to one Fort Bend County woman who wishes to return to school to improve her career opportunities by furthering her education.

Applications and required supporting documents must be sent via email. Please see the additional details and applications below.


Eligibility requirements and criteria are as follows:

  • Applicant must be a female.
  • Applicant must be a senior graduating from a Fort Bend County public or private high school.
  • Applicant must submit an essay.
  • Applicant must have at least a 2.5 grade point average.
  • Applicant must have completed at least 100 hours of volunteer service during her four (4) years of high school. Volunteer service means service to the community through a non-profit organization benefiting the residents of Fort Bend County or volunteer service performed through school activities, excluding any service performed as a requirement for school or church.
  • Applicant must submit a Supervisor Recommendation Form.
  • Applicant must submit a copy of her high school transcript.
  • Applicant must plan to attend an accredited two or four year college or university.

To apply for the Volunteer Scholarship, click here to download the application.



Eligibility requirements and criteria are as follows:

  • Applicant must be female who has had a break or interruption in her education.
  • Applicant must be a resident of Fort Bend County.
  • Applicant must currently be enrolled or accepted into an accredited two or four-year college or university or an accredited vocational school that has been approved and accredited by the State of Texas. A transcript must be submitted with the application. Applicants who have been accepted but have not begun work toward a degree should submit a copy of the letter of acceptance.
  • Applicant must submit a transcript.
  • Applicant must submit two (2) letters of recommendation from non-family members.
  • Applicant must have a financial need, as interpreted by the Beneficiary Review Committee.
  • Applicant must submit an essay.

To apply for the New Beginnings Scholarship, click here to download the application.