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U.S. Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarships - DUE 1 Feb 09!!
Scholarship applications due 1 Feb 09!!
The U.S. Army Women's Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization headquartered in Fort Lee, Virginia. The mission of the Foundation is to recognize and honor the service of women in the Army and to support the Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee. The Foundation Legacy Scholarship program recognizes the importance of education and helping recipients to achieve their educational goals. The Legacy Scholarship program offers financial support to Army women and their lineal descendents. Scholarships are based on merit, academic potential, community service and need.

1. Applicant must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army.
2. Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited college or university, have academic credits for junior or senior standing and have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better. AWARDS Selection of the Legacy Scholarship recipient(s) will be made by a Scholarship Committee appointed by the Board of Directors of the U.S. Army Women's Foundation. These funds may be used to assist with tuition, fees and documented room and board. The funds will be sent to the awardee pending documentation of these legitimate expenses and must be used in the academic year awarded. These funds may not be used for prior academic expenses.

1. Application materials, application form, essay, transcript, recommendations, proof of matriculation at designated accredited academic institution as well as commander?s verification of active duty or documentation (Department of Defense From DD-214) of the sponsor or woman?s service must be postmarked by 1 February 2009.
2. The application must be accompanied by a short essay (2 pages or less, typed, double-spaced) highlighting why the recipient should be considered for this scholarship and address future plans as related to the program of study. This essay should also include pertinent information in assessing other areas such as community service, activities and work experience.
3. A transcript from their college or university must accompany the application.
4. The application must be accompanied by two references with titles and contact information. One instructor in the applicant?s program of study is preferred.
5. Applications and all materials must be submitted by the deadline for consideration and selection.
6. All materials should be sent directly to the USAWF Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 5030, Fort Lee, VA 23801
Access the scholarship form using the link below.