Dr. Jorgji Jajçari Academic Excellence Scholarship

The inaugural Dr. Jorgji Jajçari Academic Excellence Scholarship will be awarded to a Nehemia Non-Public School student and is available to currently enrolled 9th grade students. The recipient will receive a minimum of $1,000 used to cover a portion of their 10th grade tuition. Every interested student must submit their completed application by May 10th, 2022. The scholarship recipient will be announced by the end of May 2022.

In coming years, eligibility for the Dr. Jorgji Jajçari Academic Excellence Scholarship will be extended to all other High Schools in the District of Pogradec, and then to a national level. As well, scholarship amounts will increase with each academic year.

Basic Requirements:

1. Eligible Students must have attended the entire 8th grade at Nehemia Non-Public School and they must be currently enrolled in the 9th grade.

2. Excellent communication skills.

3. A cumulative minimum of 9.00 GPA required for grades V-VIII.

4. Volunteer Experience(s) and Community Service are not a requirement but strongly recommended.

5. High proficiency in English (additional languages will be considered advantageous).

6. Participation and awards in various academic and non-academic competitions and/or tournaments will be considered.

Required Documentation:

1. Candidates’ Resume (two pages or fewer).

2. Copy of Passport or ID.

3. Notarized copies of official transcripts for grades V – VIII.

4. Transcription of grades from grade IX through month preceding application submission, signed by respective head-teachers and school principal.

5. Argumentative essay, not to exceed 300 words (prompt forthcoming).

6. Three Letters of Recommendation from teachers (not to exceed 250 words).

7. Copies of diplomas/certificates from extracurricular/volunteering activities.

Scholarship Awarding Criteria:

1. Academic standing (measured by the GPA)

2. Applicant interview

3. Participation in extracurricular activities

4. Letter of Motivation/Argumentative Essay

How to apply:

The complete application must be sent to: bursajorgjijajcari@gmail.com between February 10th, 2022 and May 10th, 2022. Direct any further inquiries to either bursajorgjijajcari@gmail.com or the staff member responsible for the Dr. Jorgji Jajçari Academic Excellence Scholarship at your school.