Young Woman Voluntarism Scholarship

It is with great pleasure that the Junior League of Baltimore, Inc. announces the 2017 Young Woman Voluntarism Scholarship. This annual scholarship program awards $1,000 to a Maryland female graduating senior who has performed outstanding volunteer service during her high school years.

The Junior League of Baltimore is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. By publicly recognizing and rewarding excellent volunteers, the Junior League applauds voluntarism in the community and hopes to encourage other young women to become committed to volunteering.

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Resides in Maryland and attends a Maryland public, charter, private, community or parochial high school in one of the following counties: Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, or Harford County.
  • Is a female graduating senior with plans to matriculate to an accredited, two- or four-year, post-secondary institution in Fall 2017. Applicants must provide verification of college enrollment. Funds will be paid directly to the college or university in which the student enrolls, in the student’s name.
  • Is not a current member or immediate relative of a current member of the Junior League of Baltimore.
  • Has an outstanding volunteer service record, has achieved academic success, and shows the promise of continued success.

Thank you to all those who applied for the 2017 Scholarship!

                              

Spotlight on our 2017 Scholarship Winner: Lucie Amrhein

Lucie Amrhein is the founder of Hugs from Lucie, whose mission is to deliver comfort to children who have undergone trauma. Hugs from Lucie provides bears and other comfort items to children to ease their pain during difficult times. They sponsor and lead others in volunteering with organizations that are child-focused.  Lucie started this non-profit organization at the age of ten, and since that time, almost 1,000 bears have been donated to children in need at The Ronald McDonald House of Baltimore, Sarah’s Hope on Mount Street, Sinai Hospital, and even internationally through mission trips.

To learn more, visit www.hugsfromlucie.com.  
To make a gift to the 2017-2018 scholarship fund, visit www.jlbalt.org and click "Donate".