It’s early August. It’s hot and humid, but it’s also that time of year again; BACK-TO-SCHOOL! It’s just around the corner for the kiddos!
The BCGSA is excited to introduce our 4rd annual Scholarship Opportunity! It’s open not only to our members but to all those in the Boston area too (so please spread the word)!
Below, you will find the BCGSA’s “Scholarship for USCG Dependents” (hereinafter referred to as “BCGSA’s Scholarship”) for dependents in grades K through 8 of active duty USCG residing in the Boston area.
The BCGSA’s Scholarship is intended to assist dependents of USCG Active Duty members, residing in the Boston area, with the purchase of school supplies. School supplies may include, but is not limited to, writing utensils, binders, backpack, notebooks/paper, calculators, school activities, any/or item that may be required by the educational institution. The amount of each scholarship award will vary from $50 to $100, on an annual basis. The number of awards dispersed shall be determined upon available funding and at the discretion of the BCGSA Board (hopefully a few will be awarded this year).
The criteria for which the BCGSA Scholarship Committee will determine the recipient of the BCGSA’s Scholarship includes financial need, scholarly promise, educational aspirations, altruism and community involvement (more details are in the attached).
The Application is five (5) pages, and we feel it strikes the right balance between what the BCGSA Scholarship Committee needs to know to assess the candidate while not being too intrusive. The Application is due on or before Friday, August 16th. The BCGSA’s Scholarship Committee will inform the selected awardees/guardians no later than Friday, August 23, 2013.
All inquiries regarding this Application should be directed to Stacey Ward Turko, Scholarship Chair, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or cell at 508-212-4902. Please direct all completed Applications to: Stacey Ward Turko, BCGSA Scholarship Chair, 75 Fulton Street, #52, Boston, MA 02109.
Please spread the word about this exciting scholarship opportunity.
Download application here: