$2,500 for 2013
The Association maintains a trust for the purpose of fostering the advanced education of our community’s children.
Purpose: Provide funds for associate and bachelors degree studies.
Eligibility: Any member of the 2d Cavalry Association, all active duty soldiers in the 2d Cavalry Regiment, their family members; children, or grandchildren of 2d Cavalry Association members are eligible to complete for this scholarship as well.
Applicants must have been accepted to attend or are currently enrolled in an appropriate school (Sophomore, Junior or Senior year of Study).
Applications must be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 31 May 2013
The cover email must include the applicant’s name, address, telephone number, and how he or she meets the eligibility requirements. The applicant must also submit an essay selected from one of the topics below. This must be formatted as a MSWORD document with one inch margins and double spaced using Garamond 12 point font, not exceeding three (3) 8.5 x 11 pages and sent as an attachment to the application email. The essay should have no identifying marks such as names so that it may be judged by a blind panel. Applicants must choose one (1) of the following topics:
* The United States military is the most respected institution in the United States. Why is that?
* What is the “Profession of Arms”? Why is it important to our society?
EVALUATION AND AWARD:
The winner(s) will be announced on or before 1 July 2012. The scholarship funds will be deposited with the appropriate institution prior to the start of the 2012- 2013 academic year.