SAN ANTONIO JUNIOR FORUM AWARDS $14,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO BEXAR COUNTY

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS IN 2020-2021


SAJF Awards Scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors planning on attending a four-year college/university in the fall.

Students must rank in the top 25% of their class and demonstrate strong leadership, character, academic achievement and financial need.

Students apply for SAJF Scholarships through the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

Scholarships are listed in the Bexar County Scholarship Clearing House Booklet.

Applications for scholarships can be requested from high school counsellors.

Student application packets are due November 1, 2021 to the BCSCH office.

Congratuations to the following students who were awarded scholarhips from SAJF in this year!

We wish you all the best in your new endeavors!

Alexenandria Enriquez - SAJF Margaret Hudson Scholarship

Dynasty Perez - SAJF Memorial Scholarship

Cassiana Mefrige - SAJF Presidential Scholarship

D'Vaughn Duran - SAJF Presidential Scholarship for Special Needs Students


  

                 

Now is the perfect time to invite your friends and acquaintances to check out San Antonio Junior Forum. Consider all the reasons you are part of SAJF and share that passion with others!

SAJF is unlike any other Women's organization.  We don't support just one single cause, but reach out in many ways to make an impact in our community.

  Want to be involved in funding nonprofits through grants, selecting high school students to receive scholarships, or participating in varied service projects throughout the community?  if the answer is yes, then this is the organization for you.

Join us at one of our monthly meetings or participate in one of our Service projects to learn more!  

How Giving to Others Makes You Healthier and Happier

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you to reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Giving to others can also help protect your mental and physical health. Learn more about the many benefits of helping others and find tips on getting started.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering offers vital help to people in need, worthwhile causes, and the community, but the benefits can be even greater for you, the volunteer. Volunteering and helping others can help you reduce stress, combat depression, keep you mentally stimulated, and provide a sense of purpose. 

Benefits of volunteering

4 ways to feel healthier and happier

  1. Volunteering connects you to others

  2. Volunteering is good for your mind and body

  3. Volunteering can advance your career

  4. Volunteering brings fun and fulfillment to your life

Continue reading article by following this link: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-living/volunteering-and-its-surprising-benefits.htm
Contact Sharon Smith at Membership@sajuniorforum.org for information on our next Meet & Greet
 

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Name Your Scholarship!

Interested in sponsoring a scholarship student this year?

Opportunities exist for donors that want to sponsor a SAJF scholarship to name the scholarship.

Scholarships are often named after a loved one who in their lifetime was a promoter of higher education.

SAJF will select a student with the donor's specifications in mind.

Donors will be invited to attend a reception in hour of the award and to meet the candidate chosen.

Interested in learning more?

Contact the VP Grants/Scholarships at grants@sajuniorforum.org prior to March 1st!

Upcoming Events:

Our new fiscal year begins June 1st!  

Stay tuned for more opportunities to support those in need in our community with the ladies of SAJF!

 

                          

San Antonio Junior Forum

P.O. Box 781152
San Antonio, Texas 78278

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