The Salem Foundation Senator Jackie Winters Memorial Scholarship Fund 

Submissions open until February 28, 2022.



For the 2022/2023 school year, a senior or graduating student attending McKay High School, North Salem High School, or South Salem High School, who is planning to attend an accredited community college, college, university, technical, trade, or vocational school, may apply.


The criteria for selection will be:

  1. Demonstration, through an essay, of having met and overcome some kind of challenging circumstance(s) or obstacle(s)
  2. Financial Need (not limited to a specific income maximum)
  3. Grade point average of 2.75 or higher

Relatives of the Scholarship Review Committee are not eligible to receive the scholarship.


The amount of the scholarship is $1,500.00 and is for tuition.  The scholarship will be paid directly to the educational institution.

Any questions regarding this scholarship should be directed to us at

Please download and complete the Scholarship Application before submitting your information. Once all the requested forms are completed, please submit them below.  

You will receive an automatically generated confirmation email after your application has been successfully submitted.  If you have not received an email within 24 hours of submitting your application, please contact us immediately.

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    Check the Scholarship Information page for the number of letters of recommendation required for the scholarship for which you are applying. Enter the information below for the people who are writing recommendation letters for you.
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    Complete the online form and upload your application (including attachments), essay, and letter(s) of recommendation AT THE SAME TIME.
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    A Note to Students Regarding COVID-19: 

    Dear Students,  Please continue with your application process as normal.  We anticipate working with you and your schools in order to obtain your transcripts, possibly in a different format than usual.  As long as the rest of your application is submitted before the deadline, your application will be considered on time.  If you have any questions, please contact us at  Thank you.