Jumpstart Scholarship

About the Jumpstart Scholarship

Each spring, WBC awards $500 scholarships to two goal-oriented, service-minded young women to help them continue their education after high school.


The WBC Jumpstart Scholarship is an annual merit-based award open to 12th grade female students in Champaign county pursuing higher education at an accredited post-secondary education institution. 


Important Dates

The Jumpstart application period runs from mid-February to mid-March each year.


  • Graduating senior enrolled in a Champaign County school
  • Identify as female gender
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher out of 4.0
  • Proof of enrollment at an accredited post-secondary education institution