Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
123
Days
March 31 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
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Airmen Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Description

Unmarried child/adopted or stepchild of active duty, retired or veteran member of USAF, ANG or AFRC. No Officer dependents! 12th year high school student or full-time college undergraduate student. No membership requirements on the part of the applicant or sponsor. Applicant must be dependent upon their parent or guardian for over 1/2 of his/her support. The AMF conducts scholarships programs to financially assist the undergraduate studies of eligible, dependents of military personnel. AMF/CMSAF/AFSA scholarships are valued from $1,000 to $4,000 to students age 23 or younger attending an accredited academic institution. Applicants simply complete the "additional information" form included in the application. Sign and date application upon completion. Do not forget to include the last four numbers of your social security number (SSN) or your collegiate identification number, otherwise funds cannot be processed to the school. Enclose ONE of the following (sponsorÔÇÖs proof of service, copy of the sponsorÔÇÖs DD 214, copy of sponsorÔÇÖs discharge papers). Include it with the application package. Do NOT send original documents because documents submitted will not be returned. Make sure you blackout the social security number on your sponsorÔÇÖs military identification cards. High school graduates and college transfer students must include a copy of the letter of acceptance to the college of their choice. All applicants must include an official transcript of their grades. High school graduates must include all grades from 9th-12th grades. College students must include cumulative record(s) of grades while attending an undergraduate program. If applicant has transferred schools, transcript(s) from previous school(s) MUST be included. The unweighted (4.0 scale) cumulative GPA must be 3.5 or higher. NOTE: If your school uses a weighted GPA scale, it is the applicantÔÇÖs responsibility to have the weighted GPA converted to a 4.0 unweighted GPA. Packets received with a weighted GPA will not be eligible. All applicants must include a letter of recommendation. If the applicant is a high school graduate, the letter must be written by the schoolÔÇÖs principal or a high school counselor. If the applicant is currently a college student, the letter must be written by a college professor, or if the applicant is a first-year college student, the letter may be written by the applicantÔÇÖs high school principal. The letter must be on official school stationary with an ORIGINAL signature. The applicants must include a double-spaced, typed paragraph stating their lifeÔÇÖs objectives, answering the question, ÔÇ£What do you plan to do with the education you receive?ÔÇØ The applicant must include a typed, double-spaced one-page essay stating their opinion in answer to the question, ÔÇ£What is the most urgent problem facing society today?ÔÇØ. Include in the application package, a typed, double-spaced two-page essay about a current, controversial issue. Include two self-addressed, stamped, blank postcards. One will be sent to the applicant acknowledging receipt of package; the other will be sent notifying the applicant of non-selection. Persons selected for scholarships will be notified by mail and will be listed in the AFSA SERGEANTS magazine. You must sign these instructions and attach it to your application. You can download and sign these INSTRUCTIONS and the required application. Completed application packages with all required documents can be submitted online, or by mail.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$4,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 23 years old
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Sponsor's proof of service, Admission Letter
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
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Contact
Scholarship Contact
afsacomm@hqafsa.org
Tel: 800-638-0594 Address AMF/CMSAF/AFSA Scholarship Program
5211 Auth Road
Suitland, MD 20746