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