Jefferson City High School

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DIRECTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE COMMON SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


  • This application is for currently enrolled seniors graduating in 2017 from Jefferson City High School/Jefferson City Academic Center.

  • All of the scholarships on this list use this one application. (Scholarships on other lists do not use this application.)

  • Please read each scholarship requirement carefully. Some require additional information be submitted such as an additional essay.

Please complete all steps. 
(If you have any questions, please contact Carrie Welch at 573-659-3063 or email at carrie.welch@jcschools.us)


  1. Review Scholarship List:  Note: Apply only to the scholarships that you are eligible to receive. Remember to pay close attention to the description of the scholarship.  Some scholarships require additional information be submitted.

  1. Complete the Resume Template:  In order to access this template, you must use your JCPS email account.  It is titled:  JCHS Scholarship Resume Template 2016. You will find it in your drive under shared documents.  Do NOT change the color, font, or size of this template. Please type the scholarship name in the space provided for the scholarship title.   All resumes, for the purpose of this application, must be uniform.  Please include only the information requested on this resume.  Scholarship committees are looking for specific information. Leaving out any information could potentially cause you to be disqualified. If you have problems accessing, please see Mrs. Welch in counseling or Mrs. Jorgensen and Mrs. Corwin in the library.

  1. Essays:  Choose two of the three questions to answer.  Limit your responses to 250 words each.  Please type the topic as your Title for each essay written and also include your name at the top of the page.  Please place both essays on one page.

  1. Financial Need and Scholarship Documentation: Please complete with your parent’s/guardian’s assistance.  Parents/Guardians MUST sign the Financial Need documentation.

  1. Schedule: Please use your portal account to access your schedule. Please print.  If you do not know your login, please see Mrs. Corwin or Mrs. Jorgensen in the library to reset.

  1. Transcript: Please use your portal account to access your transcript.  It must include the first semester of your senior year (seventh semester) prior to printing. This will be available by January 6, 2017.  Please turn in your complete scholarship application(s)  to Ms. Baird or Mrs. Stevens in the main counseling office.

    Remember if you are applying for 5 scholarships, then you must have 5 application packets listing the scholarship 
    name at the top of each resume.


Please organize in the following manner:

Starting with the item on top and working towards the last page…Staple each packet

1.  Resume

2.  Essays

3.  Financial Need/Scholarship Documentation

4.  Schedule

5.  Transcript

6.  Any additional information the scholarship might require



Due by 8:00 a.m. on January 20, 2017

No Late applications will be accepted.

Last Modified on December 19, 2016
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