Junior Woman's Club of Sparta

2024 College Scholarships

JWCS is happy to support the education of young women in Sparta and in our surrounding communities. This year, two scholarships valued at $1500 each, will be awarded to local female high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2024. Scholarships are to be used to support the winners’ tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment or other related expenses at their educational organization of attendance in the fall of 2024. 

Interested candidates should know that awards will be based primarily on service. Applicants will be judged on their level of service to community and school, as well as their overall commitment to and enthusiasm for volunteering. Written expression will also be considered.

Submission Deadline: Monday, May 6, 2024 by 11:59 PM EST. 

Winners will be announced by early June, 2024.

Applicants must be either a resident of Sparta OR attending one of the following schools:

  • Hopatcong High School 

  • Lenape Valley Regional High School 

  • Newton High School 

  • Pope John XXIII Regional High School

  • Sparta High School

  • Sussex County Technical School 

  • Veritas Christian Academy

  • Kittatinny Regional High School 

  • Wallkill Valley Regional High School 

Please submit the following:

  1. A complete submission to be considered for the scholarship must have and include a completed application which includes three (2) short essay questions and your community service and school activities.

If you are unable to complete the application online and need a paper copy please send a request for a paper copy to

Incomplete applications will be disqualified from judging as well as any applications received or postmarked after May 6, 2024.

Please email with questions.


2023 Award Recipients

Alexandra Karanikas - Pope John Gradulate, attending Cornell
Erin Takcah - Sparta HS Graduate, attending Providence College
Marcella Hill - Sparta HS Graduate, attending Clemson University