Bonnie Jernigan was a dedicated AFS volunteer in the Greater Duxbury Chapter of the Mass Bay AFS Area Team, bringing an energy and enthusiasm that helped spread the AFS presence beyond Duxbury and into other local communities. Sadly, she lost her life to brain cancer in December 2013. Bonnie’s adventurous spirit lives on through her family’s generous creation of this scholarship.

Scholarship Type: Need and Merit-based
Scholarship Value: Up to $1,500
Available Scholarships: Varies
Applicable Programs: AFS Year or Semester Programs
Application Deadline: Rolling basis – must apply after being accepted by AFS-USA.

Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

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Contact Information:

Your completed Bonnie Jernigan Memorial Scholarship application and any questions should be directed to Amy Hamilton, Volunteer Sending Coordinator for the Greater Duxbury Chapter at [email protected].

*Recipients and the amount of each locally-determined scholarship are decided by the Mass Bay Area Team scholarship committee made up of local Mass Bay Area Team volunteers and returnees. Please note that all applicants are not guaranteed funding.

All Mass Bay Area Team scholarships are separate from the Global Leaders need-based scholarship application process and other merit scholarships, and all Mass Bay Area Team scholarship award decisions are determined through a local committee.