George Washington Chapter (GWC) Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2024 DIGITAL Scholarship Program

George Washington Chapter (GWC) Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2024 DIGITAL Scholarship Program

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The George Washington Chapter AUSA 2024 Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that we are accepting DIGITAL applications at for this year’s scholarship program commencing now through Friday, 3 May 2024.


The digital scholarship application consists of 5 elements:

  1. Name, address, phone number, email address
  2. A short letter to the chapter from the applicant describing why you are deserving of a scholarship including any special family/other considerations
  3. Official Academic Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation from teacher, counselor, or supervisor
  5. YOUR current AUSA individual membership number and affiliation with the George Washington Chapter (C2101).  Family member memberships are not accepted.

*** Please black out all social security and /or student numbers ***


During the period 2014-2023, the Chapter awarded approximately $423,000 in scholarships to many truly gifted, talented, dedicated, deserving Chapter and family members.  Our top 4 named awards are:

  • The “Ed Dauksz Scholarship Award” named for our beloved former Chapter President and our favorite Marine
  • The “Major General Harry Greene STEM Scholarship Award” in honor and loving memory of a great leader, patriot, educator who made the ultimate sacrifice
  • The “Major General Carl F. McNair Jr. Scholarship Award” named for the Father of Modern Army Aviation and our long-standing Chapter Board member, former President, and stalwart GWC supporter for 40+ years. 
  • The “PenFed Credit Union Business and Finance Scholarship Award” named after the PenFed Credit Union for their generosity in sponsoring the George Washington Chapter.

The scholarship program was established to provide recognition, inspiration, financial assistance and encouragement to our members and their families in keeping America’s Army Strong.  These awards are presented annually to outstanding members and family members enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs.



  • Applicants must be current members of the George Washington Chapter AUSA to be eligible to apply.
  • If not a member, please join at:


Member Scholarship Eligibility:  

  • Open to high school seniors, high school or college graduates, or current full or part time college students who are members of the AUSA George Washington Chapter.
  • 3.0 GPA (4.0 Scale) or B average in high school
  • Applications MUST include ALL 5 ELEMENTS listed on the cover page.

It is important to note that LATE, INCOMPLETE, or NON-CURRENT CHAPTER MEMBER applications will not be considered.


All scholarship awardees will be invited to attend the late spring (early June) George Washington Chapter Luncheon at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington.


Email applications to:

If you any questions, please feel free to call or email Dick Winter 757-532-4410 or


We look forward to awarding $35,000 in scholarships this year! 


F.D. (Dick) Winter                                      Dr. Susan Myers, Ph.D
Lieutenant Colonel US Army Retired        Colonel, US Army Retired
President                                                   VP, GWC Scholarship Program
George Washington Chapter                     George Washington Chapter