SCHOLARSHIP

Heidrea for Heroes, Inc. is proud to offer our 3rd annual Veteran Legacy Scholarship program.
Our organization recognizes the value of all that veterans have done for our country and we strive each day to give back to those who have given so much. This scholarship was created to help a veteran family who has a graduating high school senior that would benefit from a helping hand.  Each year, we award a minimum of two $500 scholarships to deserving students. 

Eligibility Criteria:
-Student must be a son/daughter of a veteran, or currently enrolled in Junior ROTC.
-Student must be a senior in high school.
-Student must have maintained between a 2.5 & 4.0 GPA throughout his/her final two years of high school.
-Student is planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution, or an advanced vocational/technical school (i.e. culinary school), in the Fall directly after graduating from high school.
-Student must live in one of the following counties: Barnstable, Bristol, Norfolk, or Plymouth. Students from select towns in eastern Worcester County are also eligible to apply; please call for a list.

Complete applications include:
-Scholarship (hard-copy or online) application form
-A copy of parent’s DD214 with an honorable discharge listed – N/A if in Junior ROTC (need documentation of being in the Junior ROTC).
Two recommendation letters: one from someone in a leadership role in your life (i.e. a coach, employer, or mentor) & one from a teacher.
-Proof of current GPA standing/transcript.

Material can be submitted via:
Email
Fax to 774-773-3955
Mail to:  Heidrea for Heroes, 10 Cordage Park Cir., Suite 224, Plymouth, MA  02360

The application deadline is April 13, 2018 by 5pm!  
Applicants will be notified if they have been selected as a recipient by April 30, 2018. 

Heidrea for Heroes, Inc. - $500 Veteran Legacy Scholarship

This application needs to be submitted by 5pm on April 13, 2018!

Biographical Information

Name*

Address*

City*


State*

Zip*


Phone*

Email*


Name of Mother:

If a Veteran, Years of Service & Branch:

Name of Father

If a Veteran, Years of Service & Branch:


High School Information

Name of High School Currently Attending:*

Address:*


City/Town*

State:*


Zip Code:*

Phone Number:*


GPA:*


Higher Education Information

Name of Higher Education Institute Attending After Graduation*

Address:*


City/Town*

State:*


Zip Code:*

Major (if known):


Degree Sought (if known):


Extra Curricular Activities

List any programs and activities in which you have participated at your high school or in your community while in school (such as clubs, debate, drama, music, athletics, color guard, & etc.) Please list in descending order of significance.

Activity - Description/Position Held - Dates Participated:

Work Experience

List any internships, volunteer work, community activities and jobs you have held.

Job & Type of Work (Summer/School Year) - Employer - Dates of Employment - Hours Per Week:

Questions

Answer all questions as completely as possible & pay attention to word count limits!

Veterans serve a critical role in protecting the freedoms of all U.S. citizens. What do you think is the best quality in those that have served? How do you plan on demonstrating this quality in your future? (Max. 200 Words)

If you could thank a veteran or active duty military service member for anything, what would it be? Why? (Max. 200 Words)

How will this scholarship assist you in your future endeavors? (Max. 200 Words)

What made you decide to go into the ROTC? (Answer if going into the ROTC - Max. 200 Words)

I acknowledge that all the information I am submitting within this scholarship application is completed honestly and to the best of my ability.