BELOW ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE SCHOLARSHIPS PLEASE REQUEST A COPY FROM THE POST TO ENTER.
VFW Jack Ray Post 5789 Scholarship
Part I. Eligibility:
- Must be a graduating high school senior and/or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school.
- Must be a child or grandchild of a Post 5789 Member in good
- Must have a 3.0 or higher
Part II. Scholarship
- One winner will receive $1000.
- Post 5789 will issue
payment upon receipt of proof of enrollment.
- Award pays tuition, books,
and fees directly to the awardee’s school of choice.
- Scholarship awardees must
use money within six months of earning the award.
Part III. Personal
Applicant’s Name: ________________________________________________________
City: _____________________________ State: __________ Zip
Residential Telephone: ________________ Cell Phone: __________________________
Email Address: ___________________________________________________________
Date of Birth: _________________________ Last 4 Digits of SSN: _____________
Father’s Name: ___________________________________________________________
Name of Member who is Kin: _______________________________________________
Relationship to Member who is Kin: __________________________________________
Please briefly describe which branch of service your veteran
was in, what they did in the service, and where they served.
Part IV. Academic Information:
school do/will you attend?
an official and sealed copy of your school transcript.)
list any scholarships you have already earned. Please include the award
amount with each:
Part V. Character
Along with answering the following questions, please include two letters of recommendation,
one from a teacher and one from another adult (e.g. an employer, clergy, or
someone who has known you for some time). These letters need to be sealed. We
will not accept a letter of recommendation from a family member or peer.
If necessary, please use additional sheets of paper to
answer any of the following questions.
- What community service
have you participated in over the past two years? Briefly describe how you
have volunteered your time and with whom.
- What school activities
have you been involved in? Briefly describe each and the extent of your involvement.
If you held an elected position, please indicate as much.
- Have you held any jobs
while in school? If so, where have you worked and what position(s) have
you held there?
- Is there anything else you
feel the scholarship committee should know about you in considering your
eligibility for this scholarship?
The application deadline is March 1st.
It is your responsibility to return a completed application
form, transcript, and letters of recommendation prior to the deadline. Please
send all materials to…
VFW Jack Ray Post
329 SE Douglas
Lee’s Summit, MO