Scholarships

The Jackson County Genealogical Society will offer seven scholarships this year to area high school seniors who are students at one of Jackson County‚Äôs four high schools. The scholarships are:

  • the Robert Larry Crawford Scholarship Fund,
  • the William Loranzo Crawford Scholarship Fund,
  • the Nicholson Family Scholarship,
  • the Clayton Family Scholarship Fund,
  • the Robert Glenn and Hazel Norman Crawford Scholarship Fund,
  • the J.D. and Barbara Stephens Scholarship Fund, and
  • the Rotary Club of Sylva Scholarship Fund.

The deadline to apply for all scholarships is Friday, April 21, 2023. Students may apply electronically or on paper.

Mail completed applications to Jackson County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 480, Sylva, NC 28779; or drop applications by the JCGS office, located in the Courthouse Wing of the Jackson County Public Library, which is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The Scholarship Committee reviews applications and selects applicants to be interviewed.

Scholarship Guidelines, Instructions, and the Application are included in the PDF Scholarship Packet.