Scholarships for Military Children Program

posted Jan 25, 2017, 12:19 PM by Polly Camire
Deadline: Received via mail by February 17, 2017. Award: $2000.  Applicants must be dependent unmarried children under the age of 23 of active duty personnel, reserve/guard and retired military members or survivors of service members who died while on active duty or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military.  Eligibility will be determined using the DEERS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System) database.  Applicants should ensure that that they, as well as their sponsor, are currently enrolled in the DEERS database and that they have a current ID card.  Applicants must also be enrolled, or planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program of studies leading to a Bachelor's degree at an accredited US college or university.  High school applicants must have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale.)  Applicants who receive an appointment to one of the US Military Academies (or affiliated preparatory schools) or are awarded a full scholarship from any accredited US post-secondary institution of higher education are not eligible to receive funds from this program.  More information can be found at http://www.militaryscholar.org or through the link at http://www.commissaries.com.  Applications may be picked up in the School Counseling Office.
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