The Board of Trustees of the John Jermain Memorial Library will hold is Regular Monthly Meeting on July 17th at 6:00 pm in the Gloria Primm Brown Friends of the Library Community Room. Click here for more information or to view the meeting virtually.

About the Scholarship

Each year the Trustees of the John Jermain Memorial Library will, to the extent sufficient funds are available, distribute one or more scholarships to individuals who will be continuing their formal education. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, HSE/GED preparation courses, trade or vocational school and certificate programs, BOCES adult education, and/or college-level coursework.  Scholarship applications are due on or before June 15, 2024.

Scholarship Criteria

  • Applicants must reside in the John Jermain Memorial Library District and possess a valid John Jermain Memorial Library Card.
  • Selection is based on a (700-1,000 word) personal statement outlining your future career goals and how the certification, coursework, and/or classes you plan to take will help you to achieve these goals.  Financial need will be considered. 
  • Applicants must submit at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher or employer (past or present).

Download the scholarship application here:

In English En Español

or submit an application online

A downloadable flyer containing the criteria and policy of the Pathway to Success Scholarship written in English.
Pathway to Success Scholarship flyer 

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Family members of Trustees and the Library Director are not eligible to apply for a scholarship. Family members shall include: spouses, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and the spouses of children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. After the recipient(s) is (are) selected, the Library Executive Director will contact the winning applicant(s). Information about the scholarship and its recipients will be published in the Library newsletter, the local newspaper and any other local media the Trustees deem appropriate.

In selecting recipient(s), the Library will ensure that all applicable laws are followed. Donors to the scholarship fund cannot determine nor advise on the recipient(s). Any non-U.S. citizen who receives a scholarship cannot be on a published “Specifically Designated Nationals” terrorism watch list.