The National Military Family Association has announced that it is now accepting scholarships for its Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Program for spouses of wounded or fallen servicemembers. Scholarships are awarded to military spouses to obtain professional certification or to attend post secondary or graduate school.
Applications will only be accepted online at www.militaryfamily.org/scholarships and must be submitted by midnight on January 31, 2010. Scholarships will only be awarded only to military ID-carrying Uniformed Services’ spouses (active duty, retiree, Reserve, National Guard, and/or survivor). Scholarship award letters will be e-mailed to recipients no later than March 15, 2010 and winners will be announced on the National Military Family Association Web site in June.
The scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, and school room and board. They may not be used for books, rent, or previous education loans.
If selected for a scholarship, AW2 Spouses must provide the following information:
- Copy of current military ID Card/DEERS card (front)
- The name and address of the accredited university, college, or trade school at which you are registered
- Home mailing address where a check can be mailed on June 1, 2010.
- Additional verification information is required from those applying for the scholarship for the wounded or fallen. Please see the application for complete list
To learn more about the Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Program, please visit www.militaryfamily.org/scholarships.
The National Military Family Association is a member of the AW2 Community Support Network that is committed to strengthening and protecting the Families of the men and women currently serving, retired, wounded or fallen.
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