Awarded Annually to a High School Student Who Resides in Swarthmore
The Swarthmore Centennial Foundation awards the $6,000 Edmund Jones Scholarship to an outstanding high school senior who resides in Swarthmore. Mr. Jones, former Mayor of Swarthmore, was a founding member of the Centennial Foundation and was the creator of this scholarship that has been awarded to a high school senior every year since 1993.
The scholarship winner is selected based on the student’s citizenship, community service, and academic achievement.
Applicants must submit their high school transcript, a letter outlining their community service activities, and a short essay on one of the following topics which will be published in the Swarthmorean:
“My life in Swarthmore”
“My ideas for making Swarthmore a better place”
“The impact a Swarthmore organization has had on my life”