Student Scholarships

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

Volunteer Award:
With that in mind, each year we recognize the spirit of voluntarism in Champaign-Urbana high school graduating female,including  individuals that identify as female through our scholarship program.  A scholarship in the amount of $750 is offered to one female, including individuals that identify as female graduating senior from Centennial, Central, Judah Christian, St. Thomas More, University and Urbana high schools who has demonstrated a strong commitment to voluntarism.

The Guidance/Student Services offices at each school has an application available.  Please submit your completed Volunteer Award application directly to your school guidance counselor, not to Junior League.

First In The Family Award
As Junior League is committed to promoting fair and equal opportunities for women, Junior League will be awarding a First In The Family Award Scholarship to a graduating senior female student, including individuals that identify as female who is a first generation college-bound student from the Champaign-Urbana community based on their commitment to voluntarism, school activities, and leadership in the amount of $750.

You may fill out an online application or download an application to be filled out and returned to Junior League by the deadline listed below.

Application 2021 Deadline: April 1
Winners announced prior to the May General Meeting 2021

2020 Student Scholarship Recipients

 Volunteer Award Scholarship Recipients

Champaign Central High School: Leah Fields

The High School of St. Thomas More:  Abby Guido

Urbana High School:  Molly Sweeney

University Laboratory High School:  Minji Choi

Judah Christian School:  Amelia Nelson

 First In The Family Award Recipients

Urbana:  Jael Lugano

Central:  Dominick Fuentes