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 senior who intends to pursue post-secondary education. The amount of the award in 2019 is $2,500.

Questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to

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

Merri Gardunia
Chair, JFK Scholarship
Madison County Democratic Women, Inc.


  • Application Distribution to Schools: To be announced (TBA)
  • Application Deadline: TBA
  • Review of Applications: TBA
  • Scholarship Decision Made: TBA
  • JFK Scholarship Award Dinner: Thursday, May 2, 2019

To apply for the 2019 JFK Scholarship, click here.