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.)
Application Required: Yes
Official Transcript Required: Yes
References and Letter of Recommendations Required: Two (2) letters of recommendation
Interview Required: N/A
Original Essay Required: Yes
Additional Requirements and Information:  


Renewable: No
Term: N/A
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.

Web Site:
Point of Contact:
Military Order of The Purple Heart
5413-B Backlick Road
Springfield, Virginia 22151
Attn: Stewart McKeown, Scholarship Manager
Telephone: (703) 642-5360
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).