Grants & Scholarships

Louise Lightner Jamison Teacher Scholarship Fund

Prince William

The Louise Lightner Jamison Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships to benefit high school seniors residing in Prince William County, with a preference for those residing in the Haymarket and Gainesville regions of the County, that will advance their education through the pursuit of an undergraduate degree in the field of education. The Fund was created in honor of Louise Lightner Jamison, the sister of Helen Ray, who was a dedicated educator of young children within the Haymarket region for 42 years. Scholarship awards are made with consideration for involvement in community and extracurricular activities and academic achievement.

Amount

  • $1,500
  • Two scholarships awarded each year


Criteria

  • Current plans to obtain an undergraduate degree in education, with a preference for applicants interested in early childhood education.
  • A graduating high school student from Prince William County, with a preference for those residing in the Haymarket and Gainesville regions of the County.
  • A high school transcript showing a 2.5 GPA or better.
  • A passion for pursuing a career in early childhood or elementary education.


Deadline

This scholarship will open for applications in 2022, with the following schedule:
January 4, 2023 Online application opens
March 15, 2023 Online application due
June, 2023 Scholarship recipient(s) notified
August, 2023 Scholarship payments sent to recipients College/University

Contact

Jennifer Cochran

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