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George Washington Chapter Scholarship Applications Open

George Washington
Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Association of the United States Army's George Washington Chapter has opened its scholarship program to applications for 2017.  Full details are below.

George Washington Chapter AUSA Scholarship Program For 2017

The George Washington Chapter 2017 scholarship committee is in the early stages of devising the 2017 scholarship strategy and plan.  During fiscal years 2014-2016 the chapter awarded almost $75,000.00 in scholarships with the top awards named after the beloved former George Washington Chapter President, the “Ed Dauksz Scholarship,” and the “Major General Harry Green STEM Scholarship.” A cyber scholarship is also planned for 2017.

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 to outstanding members and family members enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs.

We will begin accepting scholarship applications as of 1 February 2017.

Who can apply?

  • You 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, or
  • The unmarried sibling of a current GW AUSA Member.

The applicant must be attending an accredited college or university or selected for fall entry as an undergraduate or graduate.

The Chapter has two 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.
  • Recommendation from your supervisor.
  • Applications (letter from applicant, official transcript, 2 letters of recommendation)
  • Name, address, phone number, and email address.
  • Member number in the GW Chapter AUSA (photocopy of membership in the George Washington Chapter).
  • Explanation of why you deserve the award.
  • Special family considerations or other circumstances that the applicant believes relevant.
  • Letter of recommendation from teacher or counselor.
  • All of the above must be included in the applicant’s letter.

Category 2 – Family Membership Scholarship Eligibility:

  • 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.
  • Applications (letter from applicant/official transcripts/1 letter of recommendation).
  • Name, address, phone number, and email address.
  • Sponsor’s name, address, telephone number, email address and member number in the GW Chapter AUSA (photocopy of membership card).
  • Explanation of why you are deserving of the award.
  • Special family considerations that the applicant believes are relevant.
  • Letter of recommendation from Teacher or Counselor.

All applications must be received by 17 April 2017

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.  Nor will applications not from current GW AUSA Membership as mentioned.

All honorees will be asked to attend the George Washington Chapter Luncheon on 12 May at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington.

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

Mail applications and direct inquiries to the following:

George Washington Scholarship Committee
Attn:  Col (Ret) William G. Yarborough, Jr.
Post Office Box 828,
McLean, Virginia 22101-0828

We look forward to your applications.  If any questions, please email [email protected] or call Glenn Yarborough at 703/748-1717.