Patriot Scholar Program
***APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 13, 2012***
The Military Friends Foundation Patriot Scholar program is for:
1) Massachusetts residents who are high-school seniors and college freshmen with a parent/step-parent/guardian who has been activated overseas in the Massachusetts National Guard or Reserve components since September 11, 2001.
2) Massachusetts siblings of Fallen Service Members who have lost their lives in relation to their military service since September 11, 2001. The sibling will be currently attending (or accepted in) a trade school, undergraduate or graduate program to apply for the grant.
The Military Friends Foundation is seeking to award a $1000 scholarship in each of the Commonwealth’s ten Congressional Districts. These scholarships will be awarded based on merit as determined by the Military Friends Foundation’s Board of Directors and with consultation from the Honorary Scholarship Committee.
The 2012 application is now available on-line. Eligible students must have a financial need and provide proof of a FAFSA application when applying. All applications must be postmarked by March 13, 2012.
For children of Massachusetts National Guard Members, who reside Massachusetts, and children of Reservists, who reside in Massachusetts. The service member must be currently activated overseas under Title 10 for a force protection mission or have been activated overseas under Title 10 for a force protection mission since September 11, 2001. Active service in the armed forces shall not include active duty for training in the Army or Air National Guard or active duty for training as a Reservist in the armed forces of the United States.