Voluntarism Scholarships

The Junior League of Morristown, Inc. has awarded 135 Scholarships totaling more than $215,000.

All scholarships are awarded to applicants who reside or attend school in Morris or Somerset County and who will be attending college or vocational school.


High School Senior Voluntarism Scholarship 

The Voluntarism Scholarships were established in 1986 as a gift to the community as part of JLM's 50th anniversary celebration. Scholarships are awarded based on the applicant's demonstrated commitment to voluntarism.  Secondary criteria include leadership, extra-curricular activities, scholastic effort and family responsibilities.  Financial need is not considered.  Both male and female students are eligible to apply.

Do you know someone who you would recommend for a $2,500 scholarship for outstanding volunteers?  The Junior League of Morristown, Inc. (JLM) is offering four scholarships to students who reside or attend school in Morris and Somerset counties and are planning to attend an accredited college or trade school next year. 

Download the 2016 - 2017 High School Scholarship Application 

The deadline for completed application packets is January 31, 2017

The winner will be notified by April 1, 2017. The scholarship award will be sent directly to the institution in which the recipient will enroll (or is currently enrolled).


Women Moving Forward Scholarship 

In celebration of our 70th anniversary, the JLM began awarding a $2,500 Women Moving Forward scholarship to a woman 40 years of age and older, who is planning to attend or is attending college or trade school after taking time away from school. The primary criteria are a commitment to improving oneself through education and financial need. Secondary criteria are scholastic effort and work or family responsibilities. Applicants have to reside or attend school in Morris or Somerset counties.

Download the 2016 - 2017 Women Moving Forward Scholarship Application

Completed applications are due in our office no later than January 31, 2017
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The winner will be notified by April 1, 2017. The scholarship award will be sent directly to the institution in which the recipient will enroll (or is currently enrolled).