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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The applicant must have an overall academic Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- The applicant must enroll in a community college, a college, a university, military/service academy, or trade school.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
- Scholastic Standing in high school.
- Involvement and leadership in school and/or community activities.
- 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.
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 email@example.com