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California Junior Scholarship Federation


The purpose of CJSF is to foster high standards of scholarship, service and citizenship on the part of California students.

The membership application window for the 2nd Trimester of the 2021/2022 school year is as follows:

February 28, 2022 through March 11, 2022 at 11:55 PM

Informational Meeting March 8, 2022 at 3pm via Zoom.

In order to participate in CJSF the below guidelines must be met:

  • Students must have a minimum of 8 points in four academic classes for each trimester they are submitting an application.  Points are calculated by A=3; B=1; C=0.
  • Students may not have D’s or F’s in any core classes (ELA, Social Studies, Math and Science).
  • Students may not have N’s or U’s in citizenship.



Community Service:

Students must also complete Community Service Hours. 8th grade students are required to complete five (5) hours per trimester. 7th grade students are required to complete five (5) hours for the entire school year.

Membership Donation:

  • $3.00 per trimester 


  • Students who join for a minimum of two trimesters in 7th grade and two trimesters in 8th grade (Fall and Winter) will receive special recognition at promotion.
  • 1st Trimester membership is based on grades from the 3rd trimester of the previous school year. 
  • Student must complete the online application and attach a copy of their report card.  Report cards can be downloaded from Aeries. 

As this is a state program, we will not be able to accept any late applications.

If you have any further questions, please contact Mrs. Aguiar at [email protected].