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.

Past Recipients

The Ceili Leahy Service Scholarship has been awarded to the following students:
  • 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 by the application deadline.

The application deadline is Friday, April 9, 2021, by 2:45 PM to the JMHS Counseling Center.

Drop off in person or mail to:

James Monroe High School
Counseling Center
2300 Washington Avenue

Fredericksburg, VA. 22401

How to Donate

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

Applications can be downloaded by clicking HERE.

Or you may request to receive the application by mail by sending an email to TheCLServiceProject@gmail.com