Scholarship Name :
Military Order Of The Purple Heart (Sons, Daughters, and Grandchildren Scholarship Program)
Number Of Awards :
Yes. Must reapply, maximum 3 years.
States In Which Available :
Scholarship Amount :
Eligibility Criteria :
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 :
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.