Josephine Marley Beckwith Future Leaders Scholarships

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Beckwith Leadership Recipients


Since 1991, YWCA of Alton has awarded scholarships to high school senior women who demonstrate leadership and a sustained commitment to bettering their community. Two outstanding women will be honored with a $1,000 award this year.  Applications are due or postmarked by April 18, 2022. To obtain an application contact your local High school guidance counselor or call/email YWCA for an application: 618-465-7774 or or Ms. Erica Bratton at or 618.719.9135.

This scholarship is open to high school senior women attending high school in Madison County, IL.

Please note: As a recipient of the Josephine Marley Beckwith Future Leader Scholarship, you are eligible for a renewal for your sophomore, junior and senior years of study if you meet renewal criteria and community service requirements.

The Josephine Marley Beckwith Future Leader Scholarship (JMBFL)  winners and renewals will be acknowledged at the Women of Distinction event scheduled for April 28, 2022 at Julia’s Banquet Center in East Alton.