Once again the Fort Myer Thrift Shop is accepting applications for its 2018-2019 Scholarship Program.
The Scholarships are awarded based on merit and are available to the children (up to age 22) of active duty, retired or deceased U.S. Army military personnel who maintain a dependent military ID Card. Applicants for the scholarships must have a 3.0 GPA to be eligible.
There is also a residency requirement for these scholarships. Both the applicant and sponsor must reside in one of the following cities or countries in the Greater Washington Area:
a. District of Columbia
b. In Maryland, the counties of Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery or Prince George
c. In Virginia, The counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Stafford or Prince William or the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas or Manassas Park.
Each year the Fort Myer Thrift Shop (a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt non-profit organization) raises money through donations and consignments. Dedicated volunteers and staff generously give of their time by working numerous hours every year to raise scholarship funds for these deserving students.
Information including eligibility requirements and a downloadable Scholarship Application are available on the Fort Myer Thrift Shop website at www.fortmyerthriftshop.org under Scholarships and Community Grants.
Applications must be postmarked by March 29, 2018. Questions may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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