Decatur, Illinois

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JWA Scholarship Application

The Junior Welfare Association (JWA) together with the Decatur Public Schools (DPS) Foundation is offering a scholarship opportunity for seniors in DPS #61. All DPS students who are planning to attend a college or other institute of higher education in the fall semester following graduation are eligible to apply. The chosen recipient(s) have the opportunity to receive up to $1,000 toward their continuing education. Applications are due March 13. For requirements and more information, please click the application link below.

JWA Grant Apllication 2018

Junior Welfare Association (JWA) last year gave out over $6,000 in grants to community organizations in Macon County that we believe align to our vision to improve the economic, educational, and social conditions in the Decatur area. These grants are open to any organization in Macon County that provide service and assistance to the community.

To apply for the grant, fill out the application below. The deadline to submit your application is April 1, 2018.


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Junior Welfare Associaton

P.O. Box 602

Decatur, IL 62525