You work hard to help students excel and prepare them to become our leaders of tomorrow. As a way of helping you inspire and recognize these individuals, we have developed a special scholarship and invite you to nominate one deserving senior. The Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship & Principal’s Award provides $119,500 in scholarships to 50 students across the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada.
The Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship & Principal’s Award supports the importance of a well-rounded education and gives you the opportunity to nominate a student based on leadership, academic performance and community service. These criteria, along with a student essay question and your recommendation, are all that is necessary to provide one of your seniors with the opportunity to receive a $2,000, $5,000, $8,500 or $12,000 scholarship. Winners will be determined next spring after a panel of ten educators and administrators from across the country review the top applications.
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The nomination deadline is February 8. After you nominate your student, you will receive a Certificate of Recognition so you may recognize that student’s achievements at your own awards ceremony, even if he/she doesn’t receive one of the Believe in You scholarships.
Applicants from every state in the U.S., the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible to receive a $2,000 scholarship.
One third place finalist will be identified from the fifty winners to receive an additional $3,000, making that student’s scholarship award total $5,000.
One second place finalist will be identified from the fifty winners to receive an additional $6,500, making that student’s total award $8,500.
One national winner will be identified from the fifty winners to receive an additional $10,000, making that student’s total award $12,000.
November: Scholarship letter mailed and nomination form available online
February 8: Nomination form deadline!
April: Herff Jones will announce winner by mail and online