Scholarships for Success! is Jayme’s Fund for Social Justice’s (JFSJ’s) flagship program. It provides need-based scholarships for middle school, high school and college-bound students.
The scholarship programs are established at elementary, high schools and colleges, where school administrators organize and select scholarship recipients based on specific criteria related to JFSJ’s mission.
Scholarship winners are announced in the spring semester of each year. Typical scholarship amounts range from $1,000 to $2,500.
Current Scholarship Programs
Jayme’s Scholars at Breakthrough Manchester
A Jayme’s Scholar is an incoming 6th grade student at Breakthrough Manchester who is academically successful, a creative thinker, socially conscious and motivated to make the world a better place.
Journalism Scholarship at Pinkerton Academy
The Journalism Scholarship at Pinkerton Academy is awarded to a graduating high school senior intending to major in journalism at college. Eligible Pinkerton students have a passion for learning with outstanding communication and writing skills. They are compassionate, and have a strong desire to spread understanding of social justice.
Human Rights Scholarship at Pinkerton Academy
The Human Rights Scholarship at Pinkerton Academy is given to one graduating high school senior who has been an active member of The Amnesty International Club. Eligible Pinkerton students plan to formally study human rights as they continue their undergraduate education.
Natalie A. Lipkin Memorial Scholarship at Morris Hills High School and Dover High School
Natalie’s Scholarship was established in honor of Natalie A. Lipkin-Amir, an independent, determined woman who placed high value on education. It is awarded to a college-bound, graduating senior female student dedicated to women’s empowerment through education.
Eckman Award for Excellence at Central High School
Awarded in memory of Hal Eckman (Class of 1964), the Eckman Award is given to a college-bound, graduating senior who is focused and determined to achieve academic and professional excellence.
Emily’s Empowerment Scholarship for Women at Merrimack High School
Awarded in memory of Emily Sunshine Gagnon (Merrimack High class of 1997) for young women facing their own unique difficulties and challenges on their path to higher learning.
Paula M. Hogan Scholarship at Pinkerton Academy
This scholarship is awarded in memory of Paula M. Hogan, to assist a graduating senior with the desire to pursue a career which ultimately inspires others to be their very best and to make the world a better place for all.
“We are deeply grateful for your support of talented and deserving students through the Jayme’s Scholar award. Your sponsorship makes Jayme’s Fund a significant partner in our success while giving one student per year special recognition for their work and leadership” ~ Director, Breakthrough Manchester
“I am writing to express my sincere gratitude for receiving the Eckman Award for Excellence. I was thrilled to learn of my selection for this honor, and was very inspired by your genorosity. I am hoping one day I will be able to help students achieve thier goal, just as you have helped me.” ~ Scholarship Awardee