South Jersey Girls Soccer League

South Jersey Girls Soccer League is proud to become an agency partner with the Union League Legacy Foundation’s Good Citizen Day Program. This exciting opportunity awards our members the annual Good CitIzenship Award. This Award is very prestigious and impressive on any college application and comes with an amazing array of benefits. Not only will the recipients receive the award and spend the day at amazing civics based workshops, but will also be eligible to apply for a scholarship their senior year. These scholarships can be substantial, there are other requirements and it is competitive to win, but recipients will be part of a relatively small pool of applicants.

 If you are interested or know of a SJGSL member who might want to apply, please click here to apply. 

The requirements to be considered for the Good Citizenship Award

  • Be a junior in high school (requirement)

  • Be a citizen of the United States (requirement)

  • Must be available to attend Good Citizen Day on March 20, 2024 (requirement)

  • Be a member of the SJGSL in good standing (requirement)

Can be any of the following:

  • Current Player in SJGSL

  • Current Select Player in SGYSL

  • Current member of a SJYSL Cup team

  • Current referee assigned to SJGSL games

  • Is a licenced coach of a SJGSL team

  • Demonstrates hard work and fair play

  • Is an active volunteer within your own community

  • Has personal attributes of honesty, courage, tolerance, curiosity, and loyalty

  • Endeavors to follow and uphold the principles of American patriotism

Good Citizen Day is presented by The Union League Legacy Foundation. This annual program recognizes and awards nearly 300 high school juniors from the Greater Philadelphia region. The program is a fun, fast-paced, interactive, educational program. Good Citizen Day will begin at the Union League with workshops and lunch, visit the National Constitution Center in the afternoon and culminate with a reception and Awards Banquet in the evening. The Day roughly begins at 9:00am and ends around 8:30pm. Once onsite, the Legacy Foundation will take care of all transportation and food and beverage costs, we just need for you to show up ready to engage in the activities of the day!

Take a look at our most recent Good Citizen Day programs, check out the following videos:

2023 - Good Citizen Day recap

A Look at Good Citizen Day

If you have any questions about the Good Citizen Day program or nomination process, please feel free to contact Buddy Hart at All applicants will be notified to their standing by Monday, January 8, 2024. 

For direct questions about Good Citizen Day, please contact Jessica Rudderow at or 215-851-8780

2024 Scholarship Awards

SJGSL is proud to announce that our 2024 Scholarship Award recipients are:

Jessica Wojnar
Hannah Simons
Elisabeth Gallagher

The Scholarship Awards will be presented at the league's coaches meeting on February 5, 2024.