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  • Scholarship Name :
    Military Order Of The Purple Heart (Sons, Daughters, and Grandchildren Scholarship Program)
  • Number Of Awards :
    4-8
  • Renewable :
    Yes. Must reapply, maximum 3 years.
  • States In Which Available :
    Virginia
  • Scholarship Amount :
    $3,000
  • Deadline :
    Feb. 19
  • Eligibility Criteria :
    Open to recipients of Purple Heart and their children, stepchildren, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren who are direct descendents of either a lifetime member or a current annual member or a member who was in good standing at the time of death or a veteran killed in action or who died of wounds (documentation required) who did not have an opportunity to join the MOPH. MOPH member in good standing or a Purple Heart recipient. Must be a citizen of the U.S., a graduate or upcoming graduate of an accredited high school, 2.75 GPA or greater, accepted by or enrolled in a full-time college, university or trade school. Academic achievement, community service, school activities, financial need and recommendations considered, and accepted by or enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more semester credit hours, or 18 quarter credit hours) at a U.S. college, university or trade school at the time the scholarship is awarded.
  • Specific Target Group :
    All
  • How To Apply :
    See website or contact National Headquarters for application; submit with transcripts, 200- to 300-word essay explaining “What Americanism Means to Me,” proof of the Purple Heart Award, copy of birth certificate, 2 letters of recommendation. $10 check or money order for application fee.
  • Contact To :
    Should you have any question, or require additional information, contact MOPH Headquarters, or Jim Sims, Chair, Scholarship Committee, 360/432-8195 (Pacific Coast Time), jim.ginny@ worldnet.att.net ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The academic requirement of a 2.75 GPA may be waived for a Purple Heart recipient.