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Stacy L Baasch Youth Scholarship Program
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 6 Marietta, Georgia is seeking nominations for the 2022 Youth Scholarship Program. This program is designed to encourage youth volunteers to become active in the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Services (VAVS) Program and /or DAV's Veterans Assistance Program (LVAP). It is vital that we continue to encourage and involve youth in the benefits of volunteering. This program is limited to graduating High School Seniors of Veterans, adopted children and grandchildren are included.
This year three outstanding applicants will receive a scholarship paid directly to the school of their choosing to help fund his/her education.
The scholarships are awarded annually with this year being the following amounts:
First amount of $1250.00
Second amount of $750.00
Third amount of $500.00
Nominations for this award must be submitted to the Nominating Committee at
Disabled American Veterans 1290 Kennestone Circle Building D Suite 111 Marietta GA 30066. Nominations must be postmarked by June 30, 2022. The consent of the nominee authorizing DAV's use of their name, picture and story for publicity purposes.
Nominations will be reviewed by the nominating committee of Chapter 6 John Woodall Marietta Georgia. Recommendations will be made to the chapter Commander.
Scholarships can be awarded to any volunteer who is age 26 or younger, High School Senior or enrolled in a college and has volunteered helping Veterans or Veterans family for a minimum of 20hours. Nominees must have at least a 2.8 GPA at graduation.
Nominees must submit:
A 500-700 word essay entitled "What Helping a Veteran has meant to me".
Nominee hours must be verified by the veteran or the Organization that they served with.
The scholarship can be used for any accredited institution of higher learning to include universities, colleges, community colleges or vocational schools.
All nomination packets must include:
2. release form
3.proof of volunteer service
4. any supporting document(s) which you would like to have considered by the committee. Examples: transcripts, certificates and awards.
All nominations must be postmarked no later than June 30, 2022 and mailed to Disabled American Veterans 1290 KENNESTONE CIRCLE, BUILDING D, SUITE 111. MARIETTA, GA 30066.
The winners will be notifies no later than July 30,2022. Any and all question should be directed to the chapter commander John Kanalas at (678-229-8343).