About the scholarship

Each year at graduation we award a $2,500 scholarship to a JM senior who embodies Ceili’s spirit of service.  We do this to encourage and support service-minded students to pursue further education.  So far we have given $12,500 in scholarships to five amazing students.

Lucy Hensley

Past Recipients

The Ceili Leahy Service Scholarship has been awarded to the following students:
  • Lucy Hensley – Class of 2021
  • Corbin Poyer – Class of 2020
  • Will Rowe – Class of 2019
  • Nellie Brady – Class of 2018
  • Liza Cobey – Class of 2017
  • Clara Camber – Class of 2016

How to Apply

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

  • All James Monroe High School (JM), Fredericksburg, VA, seniors with at least a 2.0 grade point average are eligible to apply.

Application Procedures

  • Applications are available from the JM Counseling Center and online by clicking here.
  • Students return the completed application to the JM Counseling Center (hand deliver, standard mail, or Email to a School Counselor) by the application deadline.
  • To request an application by standard mail, please send an email to TheCLServiceProject@gmail.com.

How to Donate

These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of our donors.  Consider making a donation now by clicking here.