Medals of America Scholarship 2016
At Medals of America, we strongly believe in education, and we are committed to providing resources so everyone has a chance to advance their education. From high school graduates entering as college freshmen to middle-aged people in the workforce looking for a career change, everyone deserves the opportunity to further their education, particularly our active duty personnel and Veterans! We are honored to play a role in that.
Because of our commitment, we are delighted to provide assistance through our Civil Service/Political Science/ History Scholarship for active duty and veteran students continuing their education. Upon the contest’s completion, one applicant will be selected as recipients of a scholarship of $1,000. Please read the guidelines below for specific information on the scholarships’ requirements, deadlines, process, and more.
Eligibility Requirements General:
U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident).
Enrolled (or enrolling) as full time student of accredited college/university within the U.S., for completion of undergraduate degree in Political Science, History, or equivalent.
Limit of one (1) entry per contestant.
Employees and professional affiliates of Medals of America (and their immediate families) are not eligible.
- Current Active Duty members and their dependents or any Veteran and their direct descendants (children, grandchildren, etc) .
- Complete all required sections of our application form below.
- If Active Duty, we will need verification on command letterhead that service member is Active Duty.
- If a Veteran, or a direct descendant, we will need a copy of the qualifying Veterans DD-214.
- Be sure to attach the following documents to your application form:
- Copy of your most recent transcripts.
- Some form of verification of enrollment at your college.
- Your Essay.
- Submit a brief essay between approximately 400 and 800 words, detailing why Civil Service/Political Science/ History is important in your field of study. The essay should be written in a personalized format, referencing your firsthand thoughts and experiences. We are truly interested in why you believe your major of choice will have a positive impact in your life and result in a career.
- Total award - $1,000; Number of awards given – 1
- Maximum award - $1,000 per winner
- Award amount will be made out to your school in the form of a check, and mailed to your personal address.
- Winners will be notified via email, social media, and on our official Civil Service/Political Science/ History Scholarship homepage at (Medalsofamerica.com/Scholarship).