California Junior Scholarship Federation

2015-2016 Due Dates 

Trimester 1
  • Hours: 12/18
  • Application: 12/18
Trimester 2
  • Hours:
  • Application: 
Trimester 3
  • Hours:
  • Application: 

General Information 

CJSF is a state-wide organization which was founded for the purpose of fostering high standards of scholarship, service, and citizenship in the junior high school grades.

Requirements for Membership


Grades 7 - 8

  • 12 points (A = 3 points; B = 1 point) for the trimester earned in the following academic areas:
    • Religion
    • Literature
    • Language
    • Mathematics
    • Social Studies
    • Science
  • No academic grade may be lower than a C. 
  • ā€œGā€ grade average or better in work habits and behavior in each subject
  • Six hours service to the school and/or community each trimester. 

Honor Medal

Students who have qualified for CJSF membership in two trimesters of the seventh grade and three trimesters of the eighth grade will wear the CJSF honor medal at graduation.

Applying for Membership

Students meeting the above criteria must apply for membership, and application forms must be turned in to the CJSF Advisor by the end of the open enrollment period.
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