Archive for Scholarships

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 @ 2:51PM

Student Hero Spotlight

Lorenzo Tortorici, a senior at Kofa High School, is the Director of Fundraising for the Junior State Arizona (JSAZ). Under his leadership JSAZ raised over $5,000, which surpassed their initial goal of $4,000, for the 2016-2017 Arizona State Scholarship Fund. In addition to fundraising on behalf of his peers, he raised $2,500…

Friday, December 18th, 2015 @ 6:34PM

JSA, Innercity L.A. to UVA: A Young Alum Profile

At JSA, we believe in teaching our students to lift themselves up—and to lift others up along with them. Young alum Floyd Black (SoCal ’15) knows this first hand. Rising from a difficult innercity background, he’s learned to lead with a listening and wise-beyond-his-years ear. We share in this story…

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 @ 10:24AM

Who Runs JSA? Our Students Do

Since 2006, the number of donors to our nonprofit programs has grown from just under 100 individuals to our lively and engaged network of over 1,200 today. Our donors and alumni make our programs possible. From providing disenfranchised communities with access to civic engagement programs to supporting scholarships that provide…

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Friday, October 16th, 2015 @ 10:49PM

From the Marianas to Princeton

As part of our alumni scholarship program, JSA is able to send several students from our overseas territories to our summer programs–introducing them to other JSA students from around the country for the first time. These students provide an invaluable perspective to our JSA communities, and alumni scholarship support provides…

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Friday, June 5th, 2015 @ 5:48PM

2015 Garner Scholarship Recipient Announced

The Junior Statesmen Foundation is pleased to announce Juan Hernandez of Ventura, California as the 2015 recipient of the Gerald Garner Memorial Scholarship. Hernandez is a dedicated participant in the Junior State of America’s school-year programs, serving on the executive cabinet for JSA Southern California as the Director of Expansion….

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