Scholarship Info

Coronado Chapter

The Military Officers Association of America

SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Coronado Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Scholarship Program.

A number of $1,000 Scholarships will be awarded during the 2016-2017 school year to eligible graduating seniors.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  1. The applicant must be a 2017 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 military (with a 20+ year military career), 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, or military/service academy.

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.
    • Applications must be received no later than 10 March 2017.
    • Applications must be personally given to the POC, or mailed to: Coronado Chapter, MOAA, ATTN: Scholarship Chairman, PO Box 1685, Sierra Vista, AZ 85636. If mailed, the application must be postmarked 7 Mar 2017, or earlier.
    • Favorable endorsement by the high school principal.
    • Candidates are encouraged to submit additional letters of recommendation from counselors, teachers, coaches, and supervisors.

POINT OF CONTACT (POC):  John H. Black, Colonel USA (Retired). Coronado Chapter Scholarship Chairman, 520-378-0209 (home), 520-227-5173 (cell), or johnandjoanblack@cox.net

Enclosure: Scholarship Application

2016-17 MOAA Scholarship Application