Established in 1990, the Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Founding Members Scholarship Program awarded its first $1,000 scholarship in May 1990. Since then, CWJF has awarded awarded $908,500.00 to deserving young women in six school districts. Seniors attending high schools in the Conroe, Klein, Magnolia, Spring and Tomball school districts. Additionally, students who attend Cypress Creek, Cypress Woods, Cypress-Fairbanks and Jersey Village high schools are eligible to receive the scholarship. There are currently 27 Endowed Scholarships and each year there are an additional 25 – 35 “current year” scholarships awarded.
Scholarship applications are available on line thru this website and in the school counselor’s offices during October and are due by mid-January. After conducting interviews with applicants, a panel of CWJF members score the applications based on community service, academic performance and financial need and select the winners. Scholarship recipients receive their scholarships at their respective high school awards ceremony in May.
For more information on the CWJF Founding Members Scholarship Program, contact the Scholarship Coordinator at your school or CWJF Community Outreach Chairman at [email protected].