Madison County Public Library

Chris Jacoby Scholarship



402 North Main Street            Telephone:  540-948-4720

Post Office Box 243                Fax:  540-948-4919

Madison, Virginia 22727           

Madison County Library, Inc.

Chris Jacoby Textbook Scholarship

The Madison County Library will award one $1000 scholarship to a rising Madison County undergraduate college student to be used for textbooks. All college-bound students residing in Madison County are welcome to apply. This scholarship was created in honor of Chris Jacoby, a long-serving Madison County Library Board Member.

Please complete and submit the attached application no later than April 29th, 2022. You may drop off your completed application at the school Guidance Office or at the Madison County Library. Applicants may also mail completed applications to:

Madison County Library

402 N. Main St.

P.O. Box 243

Madison, VA 22727

Make sure your application includes:

  • The application form
  • Your personal statement
  • One letter of recommendation

Your application must include all required components and be submitted on time to be considered for this award.


Please contact Lori Rice at with any questions or concerns. Thank you for your interest.

Madison County Library, Inc.

Chris Jacoby Textbook Scholarship

Name: _____________________________________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________________

Phone: ________________________

Email: ______________________________________________

Name of Parent(s) / Guardian(s): _____________________________________________

Name of High School: _____________________________________________________

Rank in class: _________________________ out of ________

SAT/ACT Test Score (optional): _____________

G.P.A. ________________ (weighted) ________________ (unweighted)

College(s) applied to / attending: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Major(s)/Minor(s): ___________________________________________________________________

Briefly list school / non-school activities, work experience, and volunteer work:



  • Please write and attach a short statement (approximately 200 words) that describes how libraries have played a role in your educational experience.
  • Please provide a written letter of recommendation (from someone not related to the applicant).

Application deadline: April 29th, 2022

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    P.O. Box 243
    Madison, VA 22727

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