The Mary Terry Goodwin Kuyk Scholarship was established to honor the first president of the Junior League of Roanoke Valley. Each year, two graduating seniors are awarded up to a $2,000 scholarship from the League. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize college-bound students who have demonstrated volunteer service and academic success.
To be eligible, the candidate must be a graduating, college-bound, high school senior who attends high school in the Roanoke Valley, volunteers in the Roanoke Valley, is not the child or grandchild of a New Member, Active or Sustaining Member of the Junior League of Roanoke Valley, and has maintained at least a “C” average for the current or previous school year.
The Scholarship Committee considers applicants based on the following criteria:
- Quality of documented volunteer work (as determined by the Scholarship Committee);
- References from adults associated with the applicant’s volunteer work;
- Documented Scholastic record;
- Proper completion and timeliness of application.
Scholarship applications are due in the spring every year.