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2024 Closed

The JAM Leadership Scholarship is sponsored by Jason and Amanda Mikell.  They both have a passion for academics and leadership. They are honored to be sponsors and this is an opportunity to invest in future leaders.


This scholarship is given to a deserving high school senior who has exemplified leadership in their community and excellence in their academics. 

Two Scholarship Prizes will be awarded and can be used to cover tuition, housing, books, or any education-related expenses.

One winner will receive a one-time Scholarship Prize in the amount of one thousand dollars and zero cents ($1,000.00).

One winner will receive a one-time Scholarship Prize in the amount of five hundred dollars and zero cents ($500.00).


The JAM Leadership Scholarship contest is open only to legal residents of the United States and who are high school seniors at the time of application and who will enroll, no later than the Fall semester, in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Not everyone is eligible for this scholarship.  Void where prohibited.


To enter, beginning February 15theligible applicants should submit a Completed Scholarship Application, no later than April 15th at 11:59 PM EST. Limit one (1) Application per person.

Completed Scholarship Application must include:

1.  Completed online application form.

2.  Uploaded Transcript with online application.

3.  A short original, previously unpublished written response to the scholarship topic, "Explain what makes you a good leader.  Describe a time when you had to lead and how it made a difference in your community, school, or family." (500 words or less)   

*Written response must be written in English, with correct spelling and grammar, and it must not exceed five hundred (500) words. 

*No substitutions of new drafts or corrected pages will be accepted once you have submitted your original Application. Written responses that are obscene, pornographic, libelous or otherwise objectionable will be disqualified.

Note:  Photographs will result in disqualification and should not be included. Scholarships are judged and awarded without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability.


All Applications become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, or unintelligible Applications. By submitting an application, you fully and unconditionally accept and agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. 

Click here for Official Rules

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