Madison County Democratic Women was founded in 1961 to support the ideals articulated by President John F. Kennedy.  The centerpiece of our work is the annual JFK scholarship, awarded to a graduating high school senior who intends to pursue post-secondary education.  The amount of the award in 2018 is $1,000.

Questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to

Thank you for your participation. Best wishes in this effort and your future pursuits.

Eleanor Snodgrass
Chair, JFK Scholarship
Madison County Democratic Women


  • Information Letter Distribution to Schools: Week of January 29, 2018
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, April 1, 2018
  • Review of Applications: April 5-12, 2018
  • Scholarship Decision Made: Thursday, April 19, 2018
  • JFK Scholarship Award Dinner: Thursday, May 3, 2018

To apply for the 2018 JFK Scholarship, click here.