Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

Doris Dorsey Jones Scholarship

Published on: 2/24/2023

The Doris Dorsey Jones Scholarship Fund was established in her memory by her family with The Savannah Community Foundation, Inc. (the “Community Foundation”). The scholarship is open to all high school seniors in Bryan, Chatham and Effingham Counties, Georgia who have:


  • Obtained a cumulative GPA of at least 80 on a 100 point scale or 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Demonstrated financial need as determined by the scholarship committee
  • Submitted a completed copy of this application, signed and dated with all additional materials.

Scholarship awards are to assist the recipients in the payment of tuition, fees, room, board, and other academic expenses made payable to the institution.
The amount of the scholarship for the 2023​-2024 academic year shall be $1500.00, to be distributed in halves at the start of the Fall and Spring semesters. Any refunds of scholarship monies will be made to the Community Foundation, not the student.​

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