Jefferson Dollars for Scholars
The mission of Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is to expand access to educational opportunities for Jefferson Parish Schools students through scholarships and academic support. Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is a chapter of Scholarship America, the largest privately funded scholarship organization in the world. There are 500 chapters nation-wide.
Founded in 1993, Jefferson Dollars for Scholars has awarded more than $27 million in scholarships to over 5,000 students. Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is a local, grassroots organization that gets all funding from grants, private businesses and corporations, as well as parents, friends and supporters. It is the only chapter to be nationally recognized three times for outstanding work and commitment.
2022 Scholarship Awards Ceremony
Jefferson Dollars for Scholars will hold its 2022 Scholarship Awards Ceremony May 12 at 4 p.m. at the Jefferson Parish Schools Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. This annual event honors JP Schools students. For those unable to attend the event, it will be live streamed online and recorded for airing on JP Schools social media and Cox Cable Channel 8.