Scholarships

Each year the Junior Civic League awards first-year scholarships to deserving high school students in the Mahoning Valley.

The eligibility criteria for the Scholarship Program are:

  1. Students must have at least one parent of African American origin;
  2. Student must be a graduating senior at a public or private high school in the Mahoning Valley (Mahoning and Trumbull Counties);
  3. Student seeks a degree from an accredited college or university in the United States, or enrolls in a School of Nursing that is affiliated with a university;
  4. Must be in good academic standing with a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than a 2.50 on a 4.00 scale; and
  5. Has financial need.

Junior Civic League scholarships are $1,500.00 each and are non-renewable.  The scholarship is divided into two increments paid upon proof of enrollment, schedule and grades each semester or quarter during the freshman year in accordance with the terms of the application.

2020 Junior Civic League Scholarship Application

Application YSU Foundation Scholarship Application