GWC 2021 DIGITAL Scholarship Program

GWC 2021 DIGITAL Scholarship Program

Announcement

The George Washington Chapter AUSA 2021 Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that we are accepting DIGITAL applications for this year’s scholarship program now through Friday, 9 April at [email protected]  The digital scholarship application consists of 4 elements: 1. a short letter to the chapter on why you are applying/deserving of a scholarship,2. Transcripts, 3. Letter of Recommendation and 4. Membership Information (if you are not a member, the membership that you are using to apply.

During the period 2014-2020, the Chapter awarded almost $285,000.00 in scholarships to many truly gifted, talented, dedicated, deserving Chapter and family members.  Our top 3 named awards are

  • “Ed Dauksz Scholarship Award” named for our beloved former Chapter President and our favorite Marine
  • “Major General Harry Greene STEM Scholarship Award” in honor and loving memory of a great leader, patriot, educator who made the ultimate sacrifice
  • “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 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.

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • An applicant must be a current member of the George Washington Chapter AUSA, or
  • The spouse of a current GW AUSA member, or
  • The son or daughter of a current GW AUSA member, or
  • The grandchild of a current GW AUSA member
  • Applicants must be attending an accredited college or university or selected for fall entry as an undergraduate or graduate.

 

There are two (2) award categories:

Category 1 - Member Scholarship Eligibility:  
  • Open to all George Washington Chapter members (Enlisted, Officer and Civilian)
  • 2.5 GPA (4.0 Scale) or C+ average in high school
  • Application Packages must include:
    • Letter from applicant expressing why you are a deserving scholarship award candidate including any special family or other considerations
    • Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address
    • Official Transcript(s)
    • Letter of recommendation from supervisor, teacher or counselor
    • GWC AUSA Membership Number (copy of membership card desired if available)

 

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

 

Category 2 - Family Membership Scholarship Eligibility:
  • Open to high school senior, high school or college graduate, or current college student, full or part time
  • 2.5 GPA (4.0 scale or C+ average in high school
  • Application Packages must include:
    • Letter from applicant expressing why you are a deserving scholarship award candidate including any special family or other considerations
    • Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address
    • Official Transcript(s)
    • Letter of recommendation from teacher or counselor
    • GWC AUSA Sponsor’s Membership Number (copy of membership card desired if available)

 

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

 

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

 

Checklist:

  • Letter to Chapter
  • Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • AUSA Membership information

 

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:

[email protected]

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