Jennifer Covahey

Jennifer Covahey
Associate Program Director - Scholarships

Jennifer Covahey is a Baltimore native and graduate of Southern High School (Digital Harbor). Jennifer was a first generation student and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland College Park. In addition, she has a Master’s of Science in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. Jennifer is a CollegeBound Alum and received a CollegeBound book scholarship. While in College she was an intern at The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship in Baltimore (NFTE). With NFTE Jennifer worked closely with students to help them create their own business plan. In 2010, Jennifer joined the CollegeBound team as a College Access Program Specialist. She worked with students at Friendship Academy of Science and Technology, a public charter school and Maritime Industries Academy. She worked closely with a higher-than-normal refugee population and has insight on how to work with this population. By working in multiple schools, Jennifer has learned how to work with multiple changes in administration and leadership styles. She has also organized and led the CollegeBound Rising Senior Seminar three times, and led/organized multiple college tours (one day in-state tours and overnight out-of-state tours). Jennifer led the initiative to bring back the city-wide Transition to College Workshop in summer of 2016 at Johns Hopkins University. In August of 2016, Jennifer became the Associate Program Director of Scholarships. She now administers our close to 3 million dollar scholarships/grant portfolio. 

Phone: 410-783-2905 ext. 207
eMail: jcovahey@collegeboundfoundation.org