Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 81 Trust Fund Scholarship

Background:
Post 81 Trust Fund Scholarship (previously known as Edwin J. Mc Glothin Memorial Scholarship) was established from funds recovered when the Post 81’s charter was revoked. The Council concluded to make a restricted fund to support Department of
Oregon VFW Members Families

Amount:

Up to Five [5] $1,000 Scholarships

Eligibility & Criteria for Selection:
Applicant must be a 2016 high school graduating student who is a Child, Grandchild or Great-Grandchild of a Department of Oregon VFW member who is presently, or was at the time of their death, a member in good standing.
Applicant must have applied or been accepted to a 2 year Community College or Vocational School, or a 4 year College or University in the United States.
Applicant must be actively involved in Community Service activities in either school, community, or both.
Applicant must have an accumulative 2.5 GPA or above.
Applicant must submit with application a 300 word neatly typed essay on the theme:
“My Vision for America”
Applicant must provide copy of School Transcripts with application.

Scholarship Use:

The Scholarship will be paid directly to the school of choice, once attendance as a full
time student is confirmed by the school, and must be used within one [1] year of High
School Graduation.
Due:
Must be submitted in person NLT 4:00 PM, or by U. S. Mail, post marked NLT February 17, 2016
To: Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Oregon,
12440 NE Halsey Street,
Portland, Oregon 97230.
Get your applications online at:

http://www.vfworegon.org

Call 503-255-5808 and an application can be mailed to you.

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