Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education (VA-ACME)

The Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education (VA-ACME) is pleased to announce that we will award multiple 1,000 scholarships at our Annual Symposium to be held April 16-19, 2018 at the Norfolk Hilton Hotel-THE MAIN, 100 East Main Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510.

All scholarship applications must be typewritten and submitted along with supporting documentation to scholarships@vaacme.org by March 1, 2018. Awardees are notified by phone or email on or about March 15, 2018. Payments are made directly to the institution. Members of the VA-ACME board, VA-ACME Scholarship Committee, and their families are not eligible to apply. Only one application per person will be accepted.

Only one application per person will be accepted. Categories include:

  • Active duty, drilling reservist, or National Guard member
  • Spouse of active duty, drilling reservist, National Guard member, or military retiree
  • Child of active duty, drilling reservist, National Guard member, or military retiree
  • Permanently disabled military member or family member (spouse or child) or family member of service member missing/killed in action
  • Veteran or retiree of the Armed Forces

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
VA-ACME Scholarship Application form
Unofficial transcript(s)
Two letters of recommendation from academia, professional, or community member who can attest to your motivation, character, and integrity
Evidence of eligibility to enroll (institutions letter of acceptance or registration)
Statement of community service (found in body of application)
Essay topic: As a member of the military community, how has your experience influenced your educational goals? (found in body of application).

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

The application deadline is March 1, 2018. Members of the VA-ACME Board, VA-ACME Scholarship Committee and their families are not eligible. All scholarship applications must be typewritten and submitted along with supporting documentation to scholarships@vaacme.org by the deadline. Awardees are notified by phone or email on or about March 15, 2018. Payments are made directly to the institution.

POINT OF CONTACT: LATOYA SIVELLS, CHAIRPERSON
TAMARA WORKMAN, CO-CHAIRPERSON

Award
$1,000.00
Deadline
03/01/2018