MILITARY WOMEN ACROSS THE NATION

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

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One $1,500 scholarship will be available to a relative, male or female, of a military woman. The essay topic is:

“Women at War”.

PLEASE FOLLOW THE RULES

In the past, several entrants have been disqualified because they did not follow the rules.

1. Eligibility is open to any female or male relative of a MILITARY WOMAN who has served or is serving in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force or Coast Guard or their Guard or Reserve components. The relative may be by birth, legal adoption or marriage. Documented proof of eligibility of the military woman’s honorable discharge OR her present status in the military must be included with the application. Documented Proof of Eligibility is a legible copy of her Form DD-214 discharge certificate or a statement of service for Active Duty members. Applications will not be considered if this PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY is not submitted.

2. Applicants: Mark out all references to social security or service numbers on the DD-214 and high school or college transcripts.

3. Competition is open to high school seniors or college students.

4. Applicants must have a 3.2 or better Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale to be eligible.

5. The essay must be written on the 2015 topic and shall include documented evidence of research. Applicants are encouraged to contact Military Recruiters, Military active or reserve components, etc. to enhance their research. Each essay must be the applicants own work and shall consist of 1,000 to 1,500 words.

6. Entries must be postmarked by March 6, 2015, with no exception.

7. Applicants will be notified in June of their results. Scholarship will be paid jointly to the scholarship recipient AND their college. Mail OR e-mail your application and accompanying documents to:

Patricia Cerchio-Vieira

Scholarship Contest Chairperson

302-387-1309

763 Augusta National Dr.

Magnolia, DE 19962 or

patricia@patricia-vieira.com

(DEADLINE IS MARCH 6, 2015)

You may download an application at

www.milwomen.org

Attached documents via email will be accepted.

(NOTE: To remove application from newsletter, grasp middle pages 8/9 and pull loose from staples in newsletter)

PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: (attach additional sheets as is necessary)

YOUR NAME: _________________________________________________________ AGE: __________

YOUR ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________

CITY/STATE/ZIP+4: ______________________________________________________________________

COUNTY: ________________________________________ COUNTRY:_______________________________________

PHONE (including area code): ________________________________________________________________

E-MAIL ADDRESS (if applicable): ____________________________________________________________

ARE YOU A UNITED STATES CITIZEN?: YES ______________ NO ______________

GENDER: FEMALE __________ MALE __________

ARE YOU A RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES?: YES _____ NO _____

 

SCHOOL CURRENTLY ATTENDING

NAME: ______________________________________________________________________

 

 

ADDRESS:

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________

CITY/STATE/ZIP: ______________________________________________________________________

 

COLLEGE TYPE YOU INTEND ON ATTENDING OR ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN:

____ 4-YEAR/GRADUATE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY

____ 2-YEAR/GRADUATE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY

____ TRADE/TECHNICAL SCHOOL

 

HIGH SCHOOL TEST SCORES: SAT Verbal _________ SAT Math _________

ACT COMP_________

CURRENT GPA (4 point scale): _____________ CLASS RANK: ________________

 

CLUBS/CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: List club memberships and/or offices held. Include school, civic, community service, honorary and religious organizations for each active membership:

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

VOLUNTEER/EMPLOYMENT: List your volunteer or employment experience:

______________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

HOBBIES/TALENTS: List your hobbies, talents or interests: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

WHAT ARE YOUR CAREER ASPIRATIONS? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

COURSE OF STUDY: What courses do you plan to study in college? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

WOMAN VETERAN OR ACTIVE DUTY WOMAN

FULL NAME (including maiden): ____________________________________________________________

YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO HER: ____________________________________________________________

(i.e. “Mother”, “Grandmother”, “Aunt”, “Cousin”, etc.)

HER MILITARY SERVICE STATUS (Veteran of Active Duty, Guard or Reserve):

___ U.S. Army ___ U.S. Navy ___ U.S. Marine Corps ___ U.S. Air Force ___ U.S. Coast Guard

 

MILITARY WOMEN ACROSS THE NATION

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Mail the completed Scholarship Application, proof of eligibility, essay and all other required documentation and information to the following:

Patricia Cerchio-Viera, Scholarship Contest Chairperson, 302-387-1309

763 Augusta National Drive, Magnolia, DE 19962

or patricia@patricia-vieira.com

(DEADLINE IS MARCH 6, 2015)

PROOF OF WOMAN VETERAN’S HONORABLE SERVICE: Please provide a legible copy of the DD-214 discharge certificate or a statement of service for Active Duty members. This is REQUIRED in order to prove eligibility for this scholarship application. Your application will not be considered if this information is not submitted. COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION AND SEND WITH YOUR ESSAY. The essay must be in your own words.