VFW 'Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship' Program

VFW 'Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship' Program

VFW and Sport Clips Haircuts have again partnered to help our veterans and their families. The VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" program will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to help complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It's just another way to say "thank you" to those who deserve it the most!

Here are the details:
Scholarships up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualified applicants
Limited to one per family
Applications for the 2014 Spring semester are currently being accepted. Deadline is November 15, 2013
Applications for the 2014 Fall semester will be accepted from January 1, 2014 through April 30, 2014

Scholarships will be awarded for Spring 2014 semester beginning January 2014 and for Fall 2014 semester beginning July 2014
Scholarships must be used by the end of the upcoming school year for which the veteran is applying or they will become null and void
Scholarships will be paid directly to accredited schools

Eligibility:
* Must be a citizen of the United States
* Must be retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the
National Guard or Reserve
* Have completed Basic Training and follow-on training (AIT, Technical
school, etc.
* Have a military rank of E-5 or below
* Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
* Participate in, be accepted to or currently enrolled in a VA approved
program or school at an accredited post secondary institution
* If selected, authorize the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and Sport
Clips, Inc. to announce and publish award of your scholarship. Your
name, city, state, photograph and essay may be used for promotional
purposes by the VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. without further consent

Questions? Email us at HelpAHero@vfw.org