To recognize and honor the top scholars in our county. To assist with the promotion of scholarships that are available to graduate students who are pursuing degrees in fields which address the special needs of children and who plan on working directly with children.
Annual Essay Contest and Scholarship Banquet
- CHILDREN SERVED
- Approximately 22 or more students in the Bolivar County area.
- Seeking, screening, and assisting applicants for the NAJA Scholarship Essay contest to help identify our county scholars. JA sponsors an essay contest and hosts a banquet honoring the scholars who meet the qualifications for participation. The three winners of the essay contest are awarded scholarships to the college of their choice.
- MEMBER PARTICIPATION
- Participation at the banquet is voluntary. Members are notified on the JA calendar and sign-up sheets are passed at the meetings.
NAJA Scholarship Program
- Communicate and facilitate, as needed, NAJA Scholarships Program information to the Delta State University Dean of Graduate Studies.