Military kids could be rewarded for good grades
Military children in the top 10 percent of their class could receive a $4,800 scholarship through the Stuhr Scholarship Fund, which opened its 2006 application process this week.
The fund is open to children of active-duty, reserve, guard and retired military members. Fund officials said six scholarships will be awarded next year, with the scholarships paid out over four years of college.
To qualify, applicants must:
Be a high school senior with a top 10 ranking in their class.Have a minimum SAT score of 1250, or an ACT score of 27.Have plans to attend a four-year accredited college or university, not a community college or military academy.Applicants must show proof of their family’s military history as well as leadership in their communities and in extracurricular activities.
Officials said applications are available by e-mailing fund administrators at email@example.com, or by sending a self-addressed envelope to: The Stuhr Scholarship Fund, 3630 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite 15, Box 120, Gainesville, GA 30506.
The deadline for applications is March 1, 2006.