Mrs. Janice Marie Scott was killed during one of the three attacks by terrorists on the morning of September 11, 2001. She was among the 125 individuals who perished in the Pentagon when terrorists crashed American Airlines Flight 77 into the building of the Pentagon. In honor of Mrs. Scott's commitment to the children of her community, the family created the Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund in October 2001.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors for has again made available six $2,500 scholarships for high school seniors who will graduate in 2010. They will be issued on a onetime basis. Checks for these scholarships will be sent to the recipients’ institutions for posting to their student accounts. Any high school senior, who is interested in applying for these scholarships must complete the enclosed application and submit it alongthe Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund with the other requested documents as specified in the enclosed application criteria sheet.
As an eligibility guideline, the chairman wishes to emphasize that the selection process of these scholarships is based primarily on a "need" basis. The process involves four means of evaluation. They are (1) need, (2) academics, (3) community services, and (4) writing skill. These four categories are allocated points from a total of 100. The evaluators can give a maximum of 40 points for need, 25 points for community services, 25 points for academics, and 10 points for writing skills to any particular application during the screening process.


Applications and requested documents must be received or postmarked on or before the deadline date of March 31, 2010. High school seniors should address their application packets to: Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund, ATTN: Abraham Scott, Post Office Box 1023, Springfield, Virginia 22151.