RIA Chapter 5102 Scholarship Applications due on September 30th

RIA Chapter 5102 Scholarship Applications due on September 30th

Publication Date
Monday, September 27, 2021

The Chapter thanks the following community partners for their generosity in providing scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year:

* Race Director Joe Moreno/Freedom Run Scholarships - two $1000

* AM General Scholarship - $1000

* Russell Construction Scholarship - $1000

* Phillips Corporation, Federal Division Scholarship - $1000   (Open to Trades/Manufacturing-related education)

* Rock Island Arsenal Federal Credit Union Scholarship - $500

*  A-1 Morris Heating and Cooling Scholarship - $500

Applicant Directions:

Applicants may be awarded only one of the above scholarships. Only one scholarship application is required. If an applicant wishes to apply for the Phillips Corporation, Federal Division, $1000 scholarship, they must provide verification of enrollment in trades/manufacturing education.

The scholarship deadline is September 30, 2021; all applications must be postmarked by that date. Notification of award will be the last week in October.

Application Requirements:

-- Applicants must be a member of AUSA’s Rock Island Arsenal Chapter prior to the scholarship application submission. JOIN HERE https://info.ausa.org/e/784783/membership/96jcc/530358792?h=kb7F8EsP593ALzGsT8wjz8TrYlfPm-_auVZaoga43oY

-- Applicants must have a 2.5 or greater cumulative grade point average, or equivalent, on a 4-point scale, and be accepted by or enrolled as a part-time or full-time student in an accredited education institution, trade certification, or apprenticeship program at the time the scholarship is awarded.

-- In addition to the application, the packet must include:

--- A college OR high school transcript OR GED transcript.

--- A resume with the following headings in order including dates and position(s) held:

      a)  Work History

      b)  Extracurricular Activities

      c)  Honors and Awards,

      d)  Community Activities

--- An essay of 500 words maximum discussing:

     a)  Your future career goals

     b)  How you see the Rock Island Arsenal or America’s Army playing a vital role in our community or nation (choose one)

     c) How would you describe yourself to help the committee get to know you.

-- The completed application and all information above must be postmarked no later than September 30, 2021, and mailed to: Rock Island Arsenal Chapter of AUSA, P.O. Box 3276, Rock Island, IL 61201.

For a copy of the application See the application pdf button on our website