The Calvin Johnson Jr. Foundation, Inc. (CJJRF) offers scholarships to graduating high school football student-athletes*. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, leadership on and off the field, academic goals, recommendations and financial need. The Calvin Johnson Jr. Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2008 by Calvin Johnson Jr., All-Pro Retired Wide Receiver of the Detroit Lions.
*This 2018 scholarship application is only available to graduating high school football student-athletes in Metro-Atlanta. These students may have no more than a partial scholarship.
Attend high school as a graduating senior in Metro-Atlanta
GPA of 2.5 or higher
Completed application form and written statement
Official copy of high school transcript (including first semester of senior year)
Copy of SAT or ACT results
Copy of College/University Acceptance Letter
Two letter of recommendation (Football coach must provide a reference)
Must be available to attend the CJJRF Leadership Conference and Scholarship Extravaganza on June 14-16, 2018 in Atlanta, GA
Copies of the written statement, SAT/ACT Report, transcript, and recommendation letters can be uploaded here (preferred) or sent by mail to:
CJJRF Scholarship Program
PO Box 1015
Tyrone, GA 30290
Complete application and all supporting materials must be received by the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The CJJRF Scholarship Committee will review complete applications in order to determine eligibility.
Award letters will be sent to selected 2018 CJJRF Scholars and parents/guardians by May 4, 2018.