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Scholarship Announcement 2021-2022 (JROTC)

The Coronado Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is pleased to announce the 2021-22 Scholarship Program

A number of scholarships will be awarded during the 2021 – 2022 school year to eligible graduating seniors. This year, the Coronado Chapter will be offering both non-JROTC and JROTC Scholarships. Visit the non-JROTC Scholarship announcement for more information about that scholarship.

Two $1,000 Scholarships will be awarded during the 2021-22 school year to graduating seniors enrolled in the JROTC Programs at Buena High School and/or Tombstone High School.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  1. The applicants must be 2022 Graduating Seniors from Buena or Tombstone High Schools.
  2. The applicants must be enrolled and satisfactorily participating in the Buena or Tombstone High Schools’ JROTC Program.
  3. The applicant must have an overall academic Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  4. The applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in JROTC classes.
  5. The applicant must enroll in a community college, a college, a university, or military/service academy.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

  1. Scholastic Standing in high school.
  2. Involvement, scholastic standing and leadership in JROTC.
  3. Involvement and leadership in school and/or community activities.
  4. Timely submission of a properly completed application:

Applications must be postmarked no later than 1 March 2022, and received no later than 6 pm on 6 March 2022.  Applications must be mailed or personally delivered to: Susan Atchison-Day, Scholarship Director, MOAA Coronado Chapter, PO Box 394, Sonoita, AZ. 85637-0394.

  • Favorable endorsement by the Senior Army Instructor, Buena High School or Tombstone High School JROTC Program.  Include JROTC class standing and GPA.
  • Endorsements from at least two Teachers, Coaches, work supervisors or other adults that are familiar with the student’s leadership abilities and potential.

JROTC Scholarship Application

In addition to the Coronado Chapter’s Scholarship Program, the national level MOAA organization offers various educational assistance programs such as interest-free loans and grants to qualified students.  You may visit the National MOAA website at www.moaa.org to learn more about MOAA educational assistance.

POINT OF CONTACT (POC):  Susan Atchison-Day, Ed.D., MOAA Coronado Chapter Scholarship Director, 915-588-9282 (cell), or mtnridinglady@yahoo.com.

Scholarship Announcement 2021-2022 (non-JROTC)

The Coronado Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is pleased to announce the 2021 – 2022 Scholarship Programs.

A number of scholarships will be awarded during the 2021 – 2022 school year to eligible graduating seniors. This year, the Coronado Chapter will be offering both non-JROTC and JROTC Scholarships. Visit the JROTC Scholarship announcement for more information about that scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be a 2022 Graduating Senior from one of the following high schools: Benson, Bisbee, Bowie, Buena, Douglas, Patagonia, San Simon, St. David, Tombstone, Valley Union, Willcox, a certified Charter High School or a certified Home School Program in the geographic area covered by the above high schools.
  2. The applicant’s parent, grandparent, or legal guardian must be active duty military, retired (20+ year career) military, an active reservist in drill status, or National Guard Member.
  3. The applicant must have an overall academic Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  4. The applicant must enroll in a community college, a college, a university, military/service academy, or trade school.

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

  1. Scholastic Standing in high school.
  2. Involvement and leadership in school and/or community activities.
  3. Timely submission of a properly completed application.
    a. Applications must be received no later than 6pm, 6 March 2022, whether mailed or delivered in person.
    b. Applications must be personally given to the POC, or mailed to: Susan Atchison-Day, Scholarship Director, MOAA Coronado Chapter, PO Box 394, Sonoita, AZ 85637. If mailed, the application must be postmarked NLT 1 March 2022.
    c. Favorable endorsement by the high school principal or designated authority.
    d. Candidates are encouraged to submit additional letters of recommendation from counselors, teachers, coaches, and supervisors.

Non-JROTC Application Form

In addition to the Coronado Chapter’s Scholarship Program, the national level MOAA organization offers various educational assistance programs such as interest-free loans and grants to qualified students.  You may visit the National MOAA website at www.moaa.org to learn more about MOAA educational assistance.


POINT OF CONTACT (POC): Susan Atchison-Day, Ed.D., Scholarship Director, MOAA Coronado Chapter, 915-588-9282 (cell), or mtnridinglady@yahoo.com