Scholarship Information for Spouses of Military Personnel and DoD Civilian Spouses
Scholarship Information Deadline for Application is February 28, 2019:
Send completed applications, along with appropriate documentation, to: KSC Scholarship Committee P. O. Box 5218 Keesler AFB, MS 39534
ELIGIBILITY: 1. Applicant must be a high school graduate or a G.E.D. recipient, reside in Hancock, Harrison, or Jackson Counties of Mississippi, and the non-military spouse or the non-military DoD civilian spouse of one of the following on or before February 28, 2019: a. Active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed at Keesler AFB. b. Active reservist/guard of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed at Keesler. c. Retired or deceased Air Force member d. Active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces on a remote assignment from Keesler AFB. e. Spouse of a current DOD employee based at Keesler AFB. 2. Applicant must have a valid military dependent ID card or proof of DoD civilian employment at Keesler AFB. 3. Applicant must plan to attend an accredited college, university or vocational school during the 2019-2020 academic year in pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree or certificate and must be enrolled at a minimum of part-time. 4. Applicant may not have previously won a KSC scholarship.
AWARDS: Scholarship Awards from the Keesler Spouses’ Club will be applied to tuition, textbooks, supplies, equipment and fees and will be paid directly to the attending institution. The availability of spousal scholarships and their dollar amounts are determined annually, based upon monies donated to and raised by the KSC. The KSC Scholarship Committee determines appropriate qualification of applicant and distribution of money based on available funds along with the analysis of scores by a separate panel of judges.
SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. Academic Achievement 2. Work Experience 3. Community/Volunteer Activities (i.e. school, church, civic, military, etc.). Emphasis is provided toward military contributions (youth programs, chapel, etc.) 4. Special Interests/Hobbies 5. Essay 6. Resumé
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