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UMWA-Lorin E. Kerr Scholarship Fund

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February 19, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • Two UMWA-Lorin E. Kerr Scholarships will be awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year to help individuals pursue undergraduate degrees in any field at accredited colleges or universities in the United States or Canada. Scholarships for the coming academic year are paid in equal installments in September and January as long as the winners have been accepted to a degree program at a qualified institution. The scholarship can be used only for education expenses. It is not transferable and will be forfeited if the recipient does not remain a student in good standing. The decisions of the committee will be published in the UMW Journal.

    -Must be current members or a dependent of a member of the UMWA
    -Submit most recent transcripts
    -500 word essay
    -Letters of recommendation
    -Extracurricular activities and hobbies

    For more information and to apply, visit the UMWA website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Administrator
  • 18354 Quantico Gateway Dr., Suite 200
  • Triangle , VA 22172
  • kowen@umwa.org
  • 703-291-2400

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