Recognizing the importance of education, the Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County offers several ways to further the educational endeavors in our community.
Our Graduate Scholarship Program was started in 1962 by the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries for graduate study in fields which address the special needs of children and youth. This program has awarded more than 542 grants totaling over $1,268,504 nationally.
Locally, we offer the Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County Scholarship Program to deserving high school seniors who wish to pursue a degree in a child-related field. And Teacher Mini-Grants that are intended to allow teachers to acquire resources for programs and projects that enhance and supplement the educational experience of Tipton County students. Read more about each opportunity below.
Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County Scholarship Program (Graduating Seniors)
DEADLINE: February 22, 2019
The Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County awards higher education scholarships to graduating Tipton County School System high school seniors who will be continuing their education to obtain a degree in a filed related to children. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students based upon academic success, community involvement, their submitted application and essay, and their desire to make a positive impact in the lives of children.
The Junior Auxiliary will be awarding the following scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each:
- The Martha Tinkler Scholarship (Brighton High School)
- The Ann Sanford Scholarship (Covington High School)
- The Agnes Fite Scholarship (Munford High School)
The scholarships will be issued one time for the total amount of $1,000. Recipients are required to maintain a 2.5 GPA and complete at least two semesters.
Seniors interested in applying should see their school counselor for the application, or download it here. Applications must be turned into your school guidance counselor by Friday, February 22, 2019.
Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County 2019 Teacher Mini-Grants
The Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County is pleased to announce the 2019 Teacher Mini-Grant opportunity for Tipton County teachers. These small grants are intended to allow teachers to acquire resources for programs and projects that enhance and supplement the educational experience of Tipton County students.
The scope for this mini-grant includes, but is not limited to, the following categories: choral and instrumental music, athletics, character ethics and personal responsibility, academic enhancement, and visual and performing arts.
The mini-grants will be issued in any amount up to $300, and are limited to Pre-K through 12th grade teachers employed by the Tipton County Board of Education.
Junior Auxiliary of Tipton County active, associate, and life members are not eligible.
National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA) Graduate Scholarship Program
The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA) Graduate Scholarship Program annually awards scholarships to persons pursuing graduate level studies in fields which address the special needs of youth.
Graduate fields of study include, but are not limited to: Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Special Education, Speech Pathology, Exceptional Children, Remedial Skills Development, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, etc. Scholarships are NOT awarded for graduate work in administration or general education.