Military Order of The Purple Heart Scholarship
|Scholarship Name:||Military Order of The Purple Heart Scholarship|
|Scholarship Description:||Scholarship offered through the Military Order of the Purple Heart to college students.|
|Award Amount:||$3,000.00 (approx.)|
|Number of Scholarships:||Eighty (80) awards (approx.)|
|Official Transcript Required:||Yes|
|References and Letter of Recommendations Required:||Two (2) letters of recommendation|
|Original Essay Required:||Yes|
|Additional Requirements and Information:||
|State:||Virginia VA, Nationwide|
|Eligibility Requirements (Check all that apply):||Paper application, Must be enrolled as a full-time student|
|Additional Applicant Requirements:||Must be a graduating high school senior, high school graduate or current college student|
|Category (Select all that apply):||1) Min. 2.75/4.0 GPA; 2) Must be a member of one (1) of the following categories:
(a) a Purple Heart recipient who is also a member of MOPH, or
(b) his/her spouse, or
(c) his/her direct lineal descendant (child, step-child, adopted child, grandchild or step-grandchild), or
(d) the spouse, widow/widower, or direct lineal descendant of a service member killed-in-action or who died of wounds. If the Purple Heart recipient is listed as killed-in-action or died of wounds, supporting documentation must accompany the application;
3) Must be enrolled/enrolling in an accredited U.S. college or university; 4) Demonstrated participation in extracurricular and community service activities; 5) Resume required; 6) Non-refundable $15.00 processing fee required.
NOTE: Recipients notified mid-May 2016.
|Point of Contact:||
|Deadline:||January 22, 2016 (NLT 5 p.m.) (receipt date)|
Note: Scholarship information is ALWAYS subject to change. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant office to confirm qualification(s), requirements, deadline, and transmission mode(s) and address(es).