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Scholarship for Service Members and Veterans

VFW and one of its major supporters, Sport Clips Haircuts, have again partnered to help our veterans and their families. The VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way to say “thank you” to those who deserve it the most! Please see below for full details on the scholarship program and to apply.


Here are the details:
 

  •     Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualified applicants
  •     Limited to one per family
  •     Applications for the 2014 calendar year are currently being accepted 
  •     Scholarships will be awarded annually, beginning January 1, 2014
  •     Scholarships must be used by the end of the upcoming school year for which the veteran is applying or they will   become null and void
  •     Scholarships will be paid directly to accredited schools


Eligible applicants must:
 

  •     Be a citizen of the United States
  •     Be retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve
  •     Have completed Basic Training and follow-on training (Advanced Individual Training, Technical school, etc.)
  •     Have a military rank of E-5 or below
  •     Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  •     Participate in, be accepted to or currently enrolled in a VA-approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution
  •     If selected, authorize the VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. to announce and publish award of your scholarship. If awarded a scholarship, the recipient's name, city, state, photograph and essay may be used for promotional purposes by the VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. without further consent from the recipient
     

Click here to apply

 

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