Army Engineer Memorial Awards

The Army Engineer Officers’ Wives’ (AEOWC) announces the availability of our Army Engineer Memorial Awards (AEMA) for graduating high school seniors. In 1973, the first awards were established as a living memorial to Army Engineer Officers who died in Vietnam. Now they are given annually to honor all Engineer Officers who have died in the line of duty. Students must attend an accredited college, university, technical school or vocational school. These awards are open to students in all fields of study. The number of awards varies per year based on the funds raised. Last year six awards were given.


The Geraldine K. Morris Award, a new AEMA scholarship, was established to honor the service and memory of Geraldine K. Morris - a former Army nurse and wife of the 44th Chief of Engineers, LTG (ret) John Morris. This award is available to a high school senior who intends to enroll in an accredited program leading to a nursing degree or certification and can be renewed for up to three years.

Applicants may apply for both awards, if qualified, but can only receive one of these scholarships. To qualify for either award, an applicant’s parent must be a U.S. Army Engineer Officer on active duty, is or was retired from or died while on active duty. For the Geraldine K. Morris Award, the parent could also be a GS-9 civilian or above employed at Headquarters, Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

Don't Go, There's More!!

View all the details and perhaps even apply for this scholarship. Not only that, but you will find even more scholarship opportunities and financial information along the way.
Register or log in by selecting the appropriate button below.
  

High School Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

80 Percent of College Students Drink

July 31, 2015

by Chris Bernardi

The disease of addiction has ravaged college campuses, evident by the fact that 80 percent of college students drink alcohol, 40 percent binge drink. College students make up one of the largest groups of drug abusers nationwide. Young adolescent’s ages 18-24 already have an increased risk of addiction- those enrolled in a full-time college program are twice as likely to abuse drugs and [...]

Jobs During College

July 30, 2015

by Ashley Grego

While some students are fortunate with affluent upbringings, others have had jobs since the day they were legally allowed to join the work force. Even with a heavy course load, some of these students still have to work. Typically, three types of jobs are common during college: work-study, on-campus and off-campus. Work-study is an on-campus job usually open to students with [...]

Not Shaving Earns Extra Credit at ASU

July 30, 2015

by Susan Dutca

What better way to defy social norms and gender expectations while earning extra credit than by refusing to shave for ten weeks? Female students at Arizona State University are putting public opinion to the test as they refrain from shaving their legs and armpits. To avoid any sexism, males are also permitted to participate, and must shave all body hair from the neck down. Women and Gender [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed