Veterans of Foreign Wars - Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe VFW and one of its major supporters, Sport Clips Haircuts, have again partnered to help our veterans and their families. The VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to 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. Please see below for full details on the scholarship program and to apply.
  • Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualified applicants,
  • Limited to one per family per semester,
  • Applications for the spring semester will be available August 1,
  • Scholarships will be awarded for the fall semester beginning July,
  • Scholarships must be used by the end of the school semester for which the veteran is applying or they will become null and void,
  • Scholarships will be paid directly to accredited schools.
Geographical AreaUnited States. (Includes all PA counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York)
Intake ProcedureApplications are only being accepted online.
Helpful TipsYou may apply once per semester regardless of previous award or denial.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityEligible Applicants Must:
  • Be a citizen of the United States,
  • Be retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve,
  • Have completed Basic Training and follow-on training (Advanced Individual Training, 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 VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. to announce and publish award of your scholarship. If awarded a scholarship, the recipient's name, city, state, photograph and essay may be used for promotional purposes by the VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. without further consent from the recipient.
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 816-968-1128
Physical Site Address 1 406 West 34th Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 920
Physical Site City, State, Zip Kansas City, MO 64111
Main Phone 816-968-1128
Service Location Email helpahero@vfw.org
Web Address www.vfw.org/Scholarship
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation
Affiliated Program: Veterans of Foreign Wars
This Service: Veterans of Foreign Wars - Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Military Reserves (YN-5000)
National Guard Personnel (YN-0500.6000)
Scholarships (HL-8000.8000)
Veterans (YN-9000)