Jags Athletic Booster Club (JABC) Scholarship

 CLASS of 2022 - Scholarship Application Deadline is Friday, April 8th, 2022 at 4:30 pm.




Submit completed application either electronically to JABCScholarships@gmail.com

or deliver a printed physical copy to the JABC Booster Mailbox in JHS Office.


Class of 2022 - Minimum Eligibility Requirements 


A Senior in the Johnson High School (JHS) athletic program who plans to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited institution of higher learning including but not limited to: community college, university, trade school, technical school may apply.


The student must be/have:

  • Participated in high school athletics for at least 1 of their high school years;
  • Earned a minimum weighted GPA of 2.75 in high school through the Fall semester of their Senior year; and

The student's family must:

  • Be a member in good standing of the JAGS Athletic Booster Club (JABC) during the student's Senior year. If financial assistance is needed for Booster Membership, please e-mail JABCScholarships@gmail.com.

The student and/or family must have:

  • Served a minimum of 8 volunteer hours during the student's Senior year, with at least 4 of those hours in service of JABC, during the student's Senior year.


Additional Comment:

These are the minimum requirements to apply for the Class of 2022 - applications that exceed the minimums will score higher based on the application scoring system


NOTE: JABC Scholarship Application minimum eligibility requirements (i.e., years of JABC membership, volunteer hours in service to JABC) are subject to change for subsequent graduating classes based on increased familiarity with scholarship program expectations. It is strongly recommended that non-senior student-athletes and their families begin maintaining an annual JABC membership and serving a minimum of 8 volunteer hours annually as soon as possible.


Class of 2022 Application Requirement Highlights

Essay Requirement: 

  • 400 minimum word essay
  • Essays will be scored blindly
  • DO NOT include applicant name on or in the essay - please only include student's school ID number for identification purposes

Athletic Participation:
       • Sports                                           

       • Teams and levels (ex. JV/Varsity)
       • Years of play   

       • Coaches


Coach's Recommendation:
       • Applicant will provide the name of a coach who can best attest to the student's level of

   sportsmanship, integrity, and leadership.


Student GPA:

  • Provide the student's weighted GPA reflecting coursework through the Fall Semester 2021 (GPAs should be updated by February 2022 & will be independently verified.


Student/Family Volunteer Hours:

  • Provide information about student volunteer hours, including dates, hours, organization served, and brief description of volunteer roles.
  • A completed Student/Family Community Service Log reflected hours not entered directly into the JABC online volunteer system must be attached to Scholarship Application.


JABC Participation:

  • Student’s family participation in the JAGS Athletic Booster Club (ie. Board/Committee position, JABC event volunteer, etc.)

 Additional Information: 

  • All athletic participation information will be confirmed with a JHS Athletic Dept. representative.
  • GPA information will be confirmed by the JHS Counseling Dept.
  • Scholarship winners will be announced at the final JABC general meeting of the year, which will be in May 2022.
  • Scholarships will range from $500 - $2,500
  • The number of each scholarships awarded and the amount of each scholarship will be determined by the amount of funds available and the number of qualified applicants.
  • Recipients will have until January 31 of the year following their graduation to submit proof of enrollment at an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Awards will be paid directly to the student after the student submits documentation of school payment to JABC.
  • Instructions for submission of the documentation will be included with award notification to scholarship recipients.
  • If you have any questions, please contact the JABC Scholarship Committee at JABCScholarships@gmail.com. 



Service/Volunteer Hour Information


The Jags Athletic Booster Club will have sign ups on the website under the Volunteer Opportunities Tab for all service/volunteer opportunities offered by the JABC.  We encourage our athletes to not only volunteer for athletic events, but to also volunteer for other organizations within JHS and the Hays Community. 


If you are performing service/volunteer hours and there is not a sign up on the Jags Athletic Booster Club website, please utilize the Service/Volunteer Hours form


Once completed, please email the form to JABCScholarships@gmail.com

Volunteer hours and forms MUST follow the booster fiscal year (July 1 - June 30 of each year).