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PSC 557 BOX 123, FPO, AP

WAYNE E MARCHAND POST 28

Rules and Conditions of American Legion Post 28 Scholarship

1.  Those eligible to apply for the scholarship shall be the child/children of an American Legion Post OK28 member.

 2.  Must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for the scholarship with a good academic standing including a recommendation from a school counselor.

 3.  The nominee for the scholarship shall submit a written narrative explaining his/her achievements in at least three areas; academics, extracurricular activities and community service.  American Legion Post OK28 Executive Committee will review and evaluate each submission.

 4.  The American Legion Post 28 Scholarship is for undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education, except where the recipient is from a territory of the United States, in which case he/she can select a university or college in that territory or in the United States.  The recipient must be accepted or enrolled as a full-time student to receive his/her scholarship funds.

 5.  The scholarship fund may only be used to defray necessary costs of the student’s education (i.e. tuition, room & board, books & supplies, fees and equipment required by the student’s particular course of study or school).

 6.  The scholarship recipient may reapply for the scholarship annually.  The amount of the funds requested cannot exceed the cost of education.  In the spreadsheet attached, estimate the cost of education for one year of college.  Consult your college’s admission office /financial aid office to obtain accurate cost amounts.

7.  The Scholarship check will be issued to the selected college in the name of the recipient or payable to the sponsoring post member of the recipient.

8.  The sponsoring Post Member applying for the child or children shall be a member of American Legion Post OK28.

9.  Financial aid information:   Applying members will submit the “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (FAFSA) and the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) with the Post 28 written request.  (Go to www.finaid.org and click on the Financial Aid Application icon to locate the FAFSA application.  After submitting your “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (FAFSA) you will receive a Student Aid Report.  The Student Aid Report (SAR) will list your Expected Family Contribution).

 

AMERICAN LEGION POST OK28 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 2017

 ELIGIBILITY:  See Rules and Conditions of Scholarship information.

 Directions for completing this application: Please type & complete the on-line application and print it out.  Do not attach any documents or additional pages to this application, except as required, all other documents or added pages will be discarded.

Name:

Address:

 

City:

State:

Zip:

Phone:

DOB:

I am the child or stepchild of (veteran's name):

     

Academic Record

If you are enrolled in an institution of higher education, attach a copy of your most recent grade report or if you are enrolled in high school, this section is to be completed by a high school official.

High school enrollment:

 

Number of students in applicant's class

Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA):

GPA scale is:

(i.e. 4 point, 6 point, etc.)

High School Graduation Date:

Are you home-schooled?

 
 

Date:

Signature Type/print name and title:

 

Affix school stamp or seal below

               

 FINANCIAL INFORMATION

 Expected Family Contribution (EFC): After submitting your “Free Application for Federal Student Aid” (FAFSA)   you will receive a Student Aid Report.  The Student Aid Report (SAR) will list your Expected Family Contribution. (Refer to Rules and Conditions for scholarship information to complete this section)

 

 What is your EFC?

$

Estimated cost of one year of college:

Tuition:

$

Room and Board:

$

Textbooks:

$

Fees:

$

Supplies:

$

Equipment:

$

TOTAL:            

$

 

Father’s name - occupation:

 

Mother’s name - occupation:

 

List brothers and/or sisters and their ages:

NAME:

 

AGE:

     
     
     
     
     

 

Does anyone, living in your home, require constant medical care?

Yes:

No:

If Yes, how many:

Briefly describe constant medical care needed:

 

Do you have a part time job?

Yes:

No:

 

If yes, describe:

Briefly, describe your school and community activities (extracurricular activities):

 

 

What major do you plan on pursuing when you enter college?

-

Why?

-

     

 

What college or university do you want to attend?

-

Why?

-

     

 

Describe activities that would provide examples of your leadership skills/ability:

CERTIFICATION

If I am selected as a scholarship winner and in consideration thereof, I understand, agree and hereby grant permission to The American Legion Post 28 to use my likeness and name in announcing and promoting this scholarship program. I understand and agree that the American Legion Post 28 Selection Committee is solely responsible for the selection of the scholarship winners and its decision is final. I have completed the scholarship application and have attached the required documents. In submitting this application, I certify that the information is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand and agree that, falsification of information will result in termination of the American Legion Post 28 Scholarship.

Student’s Signature:

Date:

If my child is selected as a scholarship winner and in consideration thereof, we understand, agree and hereby grant permission to The American Legion Post 28 to use my child's likeness and name in announcing and promoting this scholarship program. I understand and agree that the American Legion Post 28 Selection Committee is solely responsible for the selection of the scholarship winners and its decision is final. My child has completed the scholarship application and has attached the required documents. I certify that the information is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand and agree that, falsification of information will result in termination of the American Legion Post 28 Scholarship.

Parent’s/Guardian’s  Signature:

Date:

 Mail completed application postmarked no later than December 15 to:

American Legion Post 28, Attn: Historian

American Legion Post 28 Scholarship, (PSC 557 Box 0123, FPO AP 96379-0123).

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