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Educational Scholarship Program

Objective and Intent of the Scholarship Program

The Virginia National Guard Association scholarship program provides financial assistance directly to member officers, warrant officers and their dependent children and spouses. Scholarships are awarded on a yearly basis, and individuals are encouraged to apply annually. Applications must be submitted by 30 September each year. The association currently offers two special scholarships to honor previous association members; the CW4 William C. Singletary Scholarship and the Colonel Joseph “Ed” Galloway Scholarship. CW4 Singletary gave his own life in rescuing two elderly women from drowning, and COL Galloway was a charter member and past president of the association who served on the Scholarship Committee for two decades. The amount and number of scholarships awarded each year will be determined by the Scholarship Committee subject to the resources available and with approval of the association’s Executive Council.

Criteria

Applicants must have been enrolled in a college or university for one year (completed one year of study) and qualify under one of the following conditions:

1. Be an officer or warrant officer in the Virginia National Guard who is a current (dues-paid) member of the VNG Association or…

2. Be a dependent son, daughter or spouse of an officer or warrant officer in the Virginia National Guard who is a current (dues-paid) member of the VNG Association or…

3. Be a dependent son, daughter or spouse of a retired Virginia National guard officer or warrant officer who is a current (dues-paid) member of the VNG Association or…

4. Be a dependent son, daughter or spouse of a deceased retired Virginia National Guard officer or warrant officer, or…

5. Be a dependent son, daughter or spouse of a Virginia National Guard officer or warrant officer who died while in the Virginia National Guard.

Application Procedure

Only complete application packages will be considered. A complete application must include:

  • A completed application form
  • A transcript of all college work completed
  • A letter of recommendation from a faculty member

Applications must be forwarded to the Scholarship Committee not later than 30 September each year. Failure to provide all required documents will result in nonconsideration by the committee. The Committee's mailing address is: VNGA Scholarship Committee, 11518 Hardwood Drive, Midlothian, VA 23114.

Any questions should be directed to Lt Col Tony Schlagel at 804-350-0175.

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Programs for the Military Community

Military Scholarship

- 25% tuition scholarship
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- All programs and locations covered
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