2017 VA-ACME Scholarships
VA-ACME awards multiple $1,000 scholarships at its annual symposium held at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center.
Interested participants must read the eligibility criteria and comply with the submission deadline for applications. All VA-ACME scholarship applications and attachments must be emailed. Deadline for submission is February 28, 2017. Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Awardees are notified by phone and by e-mail. All payments will be made directly to the institution. Members of the VA-ACME Board, VA-ACME Scholarship Committee and their families are not eligible for any of these awards.
For an application to be complete the below documents are required to be submitted.
a.VA-ACME scholarship application form.
c.TWO Letters of Recommendation from Academia, Professional, and or Community, who can attest to your motivation,character, and integrity.
d.Evidence of enrollment (such as the institution’s letter of acceptance/ registration).
e.Statement of community service (found in the body of the application)
f.An essay on the following topic: As a member of the military community, how has your experience influenced your educational goals? (found in the body of the application)
There are five different scholarship categories. Only one application per person will be accepted.
1.Active Duty, Drilling Reservist, or National Guard Member - $1,000 2.Spouse of Active Duty Member, Drilling Reservist, National Guard, or Military Retiree - $1,000
3. Child of Active Duty Member, Drilling Reservist, National Guard, or Military Retiree - $1,000
4.Permanently disabled military member or their family member (spouse or child) or family member of service member missing/killed in action - $1,000
5. Veteran or Retiree of the Armed Forces - $1,000