To be eligible to receive an award from the Juanita James Memorial Scholarship Foundation, you must meet these minimum requirements:

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • You must be a resident of a Bronx New York City Housing Authority development. Click here to see if your houses are eligble.
  • You must be a high school senior applying to a 2-year or 4-year college or university in the US.
  • You must submit the JJMSF application, your official high school transcript and personal statement by the May 19th deadline. See the Application page for more information.

Eligible Houses
If you live in one of the following NYCHA developments, you may be eligible for a JJMSF award.

1010 East 178th Street 1162-1176 Washington Avenue
1471 Watson Avenue Adams Houses
Bailey Avenue-West 193rd Street Baychester Houses
Dr. Ramon E. Betances I Dr. Ramon E. Betances II, 13
Dr. Ramon E. Betances II, 18 Dr. Ramon E. Betances II, 9A
Dr. Ramon E. Betances III, 13 Dr. Ramon E. Betances III, 18
Dr. Ramon E. Betances III, 9A Dr. Ramon E. Betances IV
Dr. Ramon E. Betances V Dr. Ramon E. Betances VI
Boston Road Plaza Boston Secor Houses
Boynton Avenue Rehabs Bronx River Houses
Bronx River Addition Bronxchester Houses
Bronxdale Houses Bryant Avenue-East 174th Street
Butler Houses Castle Hill Houses
Claremont Parkway-Franklin Avenue Area Claremont Rehab (Group 2)
Claremont Rehab (Group 3) Claremont Rehab (Group 4)
Claremont Rehab (Group 5) Classon Point Gardens
College Avenue-East 165th Street Davidson Houses
Eagle Avenue-East 163rd Street East 152nd Street-Courtlandt Avenue
East 165th Street-Bryant Avenue East 173rd Street-Vyse Avenue
East 180th Street-Monterey Avenue Eastchester Gardens
Edenwald Houses Forest Houses
Fort Independence Street-Heath Avenue Franklin Avenue I
Franklin Avenue I M.H.O.P. Franklin Avenue II
Franklin Avenue III Franklin Avenue III M.H.O.P.
Glebe Avenue-Westchester Avenue Gun Hill Houses
Harrison Avenue Rehab (Group A) Harrison Avenue Rehab (Group B)
Highbridge Gardens (Highbridge/44) Highbridge Rehabs (West 166th Street-Anderson Avenue)
Highbridge Rehabs (Nelson Avenue) Hoe Avenue-East 173rd Street
Jackson Houses Jennings Street M.H.O.P.
Longfellow Avenue Rehab Macombs Road
Marble Hill Houses McKinley Houses
Melrose Houses Middleton Plaza
Millbrook Houses Millbrook Extension
Mitchell Houses Monroe Houses
Moore Houses Morris Heights Rehab
Morris I Morris II
Morrisania Air Rights Morrisania Houses
Mott Haven Houses Murphy Houses
Parkside Houses Patterson Houses
Pelham Parkway Houses Prospect Avenue M.H.O.P.
PSS Grandparent Family Apartments Randall-Balcom Houses
Sack Wern Houses Saint Mary's Park Houses
Sedgwick Houses Soundview Houses
South Bronx Area (Site 402) Southern Boulevard M.H.O.P.
Stebbins Avenue-Hewitt Place Teller Avenue-East 166th Street
Throggs Neck Houses Throggs Neck Addition
Twin Park East (Site 9) Houses Twin Park West (Site 1 and 2) Houses
Union Avenue-East 163rd Street Union Avenue-East 166th Street
University Avenue Rehab Webster Houses
West Farms Square Rehab West Farms Square
West Farms Square M.H.O.P. West Tremont Avenue-Sedgwick Avenue Area
West Tremont Rehab (Group 1) West Tremont Rehab (Group 2)
West Tremont Rehab (Group 3)