VAW/VRC Merit Scholarship

These scholarships honor those active duty or reserve service members, in the VAW and VRC communities who are lost as a result of a combat aircraft loss or as a result of a military aviation-related mishap, or U.S. Navy enlisted personnel who are lost as a result of a combat aircraft loss or as a result of a military aviation-related mishap while assigned to a VAW or VRC squadron, by helping provide for their children’s higher education. At this time, there are nine children eligible for these scholarships. A minimum of 50 percent of all the money raised in one year is always set aside for the Memorial Scholarships.

- Dependents (spouses and children) of past or present service members of the VAW/VRC community are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Service members shall include both officers and enlisted personnel who are serving or who have served in the VAW/VRC community.
- Candidates submitting applications must be graduates of an accredited high school or equivalent thereof and must plan to attend an accredited vocational or academic institution.
- Applicants must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree at a college or university or attending a technical/vocational school.
- Any students currently in a Reserve Officer Candidate Program (ROTC) are not eligible.

Applications are available online or by emailing Kathy Boettcher at Mail completed application to:
VAW/VRC Merit Scholarships
c/o Kathy Boettcher
739 Shepham Ct.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

The scholarships are awarded solely on merit, and applicants and recipients from previous years may reapply. An individual may be awarded this scholarship twice.

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