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Reprinted from PN June 2011

The PVA Educational Scholarship Program helps PVA members and their immediate families meet their educational goals.

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The PVA Educational Scholarship Program helps PVA members and their immediate families meet their educational goals.

The 2011–2012 scholarships will be in the amount of $1,000 for full-time students and $500 for part-time students for an academic year. Awardees will be required to verify their status as full-time or part-time students in an accredited college or university.

The scholarship program is open to all PVA members, their spouses, and unmarried children under age 24 who are dependent (as defined by the IRS) on the PVA member for principal support.

To apply for the program, you can:

(1) Download the application at www.pva.org

(2) Send a request to:  

Paralyzed Veterans of America Attn: Scholarship Program, 801 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20006

(3) Phone 800-424-8200, ext. 775 or 776

(4) E-mail douglasb@pva.org / christih@pva.org

An application packet will be sent to the requestor. Completed applications must be returned to PVA in six copies by June 17, 2010. Accompanying documents must include an official transcript or official completion certificate or diploma for each school listed in the application.

A personal statement must be attached to the application and may not exceed two pages. The statement should contain intended courses of study and long- and short-term goals. A copy of the personal statement must be attached to each of the six copies submitted.

A letter of recommendation from a faculty member or other school official should accompany the application. Letters should be forwarded directly to PVA for inclusion with the application.

 

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