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Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarships

$2,500

January 02, 2022

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Army Women's Foundation recognizes the importance of education and the role it plays in personal, professional and economic fulfillment. The Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program provides grants to women soldiers, past and present, and their lineal descendants to help them attain their educational goals. The Legacy Scholarship Program offers financial support in four areas: Certificate programs, Community College coursework, Undergraduate Degrees, and Graduate Degrees. Women must have served or are serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or are the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • P.O. Box 5030
  • Fort Lee, VA 23801
  • scholarships@awfdn.org
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Sarah G  on 12/30/2020 9:30:09 PM

I am a active duty Field Artillery Officer Veteran. After being medically retired, going back to graduate school has provided me purpose and a challenge I have greatly missed from the military. My army career ended earlier than I expected, and returning to school has allowed me to gain the education I need to serve in a new way in the education field, with the hopes of returning to teach on a military installation some day!

Lorent D Espinoza  on 12/23/2020 1:53:57 PM

I am a disabled army veteran that served from 2007-2016. My goal was to fulfill my 20 years in the Army but due to physical and mental injuries I was not able to achieve that goal. Last 4 years has not been easy, thanks to the Veteran Affairs department my medical providers and mental health counselors I'm working on overcoming my struggles. I am currently enrolled in community college to complete my Associate Degree in Plant Science to transfer to Fresno State University in the near future. It took us, my educational counselor and myself a few months of research finding out what vocational career would fit best my abilities. It was not easy but we found one, Plant Science. Due to my disabilities I am unable to interact to often with people or environment that can trigger my PTSD levels, but I find myself in a very friendly environment when working outdoors. I live in California, central valley an agricultural zone with lots of employment opportunities. I'm currently unemployed which makes financial matters things difficult at home but I'm focus on educating myself and become again a productive citizen for this country. I believe agriculture is vital not only to California but to the nation's economy. This is the field where I want to make my contribution.

Kylee W.  on 12/9/2020 10:58:24 AM

I did apply for the scholarship because, my Mom served in the Army and in National Guard, but had to leave the Military because she was pregnant with me. She would want me to get this scholarship.

Brittny A. Tschetter  on 12/2/2020 8:22:43 PM

I am a disabled veteran that severed for 8 1/2 years. I am finishing up my Master's Degree and I am looking for some financial help to get my last few classes paid for. I would be honored to have this scholarship. My goal is to continue my education and obtain a Doctorate Degree in Finance. My dream is to teach college. I currently own a Puppy Academy that trains German Shepherd puppies for disabled veterans that suffer from PTSD, Seizures, and Psychiatric illnesses. Getting this scholarship would tremendously help me achieve my goals and continue to give back to those that serve our country.

Makia Edmonds  on 11/18/2020 7:22:44 AM

I served 1 term in the U.S. Army, honorably. I would like to apply for this scholarship to advance my education and career in the maintenance field.

Tia Sanders  on 10/31/2020 7:13:33 PM

I am a United States Veteran trying to finish school. I currently am working toward my bachelors degree in Business Management/Entrepreneur. I am looking for someone extra money for books and tuition and would love to be in the drawing for this scholarship!

Anna W.  on 10/26/2020 9:27:01 AM

I am serving in the Army currently, but I got in a bad accident. I'm recovering from my accident, but there is always a chance of the Army kicking me out. I'm trying to start graduate school before they kick me out. Fingers crossed that they don't kick me out and that I get this scholarship to help pay for school.

Sarah Joy B.  on 10/12/2020 5:05:50 PM

My Grandmother Served as a retired Army Veteran of 18 years, and I would like to apply for this scholarship.

Malaya N  on 9/25/2020 1:24:09 PM

My mother is currently serving in the US Army and I would like to apply for this scholarship.

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