Scholarship to Rockbridge County Graduating Class of 2015

George C. Marshall Chapter of Military Officers Association of America Offers Scholarship to Rockbridge County Graduating Class of 2015

The Community Foundation for Rockbridge, Bath and Alleghany is now accepting scholarship applications online for the graduating class of 2015. Applicants may apply online at htttp://www.cfrba.org between now and the March 20, 2015 deadline.

The George C. Marshall Chapter of MOAA is a group of retired and active duty United States military officers and widows based in Lexington, Virginia. Its mission is multifaceted. The Chapter provides support to veterans and their families, primarily to those living in Rockbridge County. It works with Virginia’s elected representatives to foster awareness and support for not only chapter members but for veterans as a whole. The chapter engages the local community to encourage support and understanding of our servicemen and their commitment to the country. A corresponding commitment the chapter has made to the community is its permanent scholarship for deserving young men and women.

The $500 Scholarship is being offered to a graduating Rockbridge county resident who is a high school senior and intends to enroll in a post-secondary institution for the following academic year. The Applicant must be a child of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States armed services. They must also demonstrate a capacity to satisfactorily complete college-level studies based on: GPA, standardized test scores and participation in extracurricular activities. Good citizenship and leadership must be evidenced in school and community activities.

This scholarship is open to any resident who is graduating in 2015. This includes all area high schools, home schooled students and students who reside in the area but attend private schools outside the county.

The Community Foundation for Rockbridge, Bath and Alleghany encourages donors interested in creating new scholarships to contact Lori Keckler at 540-463-0943 lori.keckler@cfrba.org for more information.

The Community Foundation for Rockbridge, Bath and Alleghany is now accepting scholarship applications online for the graduating class of 2015. Applicants may apply online at htttp://www.cfrba.org between now and the March 20, 2015 deadline.The George C. Marshall Chapter of MOAA is a group of retired and active duty United States military officers and widows based in Lexington, Virginia. Its mission is multifaceted. The Chapter provides support to veterans and their families, primarily to those living in Rockbridge County. It works with Virginia’s elected representatives to foster awareness and support for not only chapter members but for veterans as a whole. The chapter engages the local community to encourage support and understanding of our servicemen and their commitment to the country. A corresponding commitment the chapter has made to the community is its permanent scholarship for deserving young men and women.The $500 Scholarship is being offered to a graduating Rockbridge county resident who is a high school senior and intends to enroll in a post-secondary institution for the following academic year. The Applicant must be a child of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States armed services. They must also demonstrate a capacity to satisfactorily complete college-level studies based on: GPA, standardized test scores and participation in extracurricular activities. Good citizenship and leadership must be evidenced in school and community activities.

This scholarship is open to any resident who is graduating in 2015. This includes all area high schools, home schooled students and students who reside in the area but attend private schools outside the county.

The Community Foundation for Rockbridge, Bath and Alleghany encourages donors interested in creating new scholarships to contact Lori Keckler at 540-463-0943 lori.keckler@cfrba.org for more information.