College grant applications up for grabs|
2/3/2012 - LAJES FIELD, Azores -- Applications for the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program are only available from the Society's website, www.afas.org, but the submission deadline is rapidly approaching. Completed forms must be received by AFAS no later than 9 March 2012.
These $2,000 need-based grants are open to dependent children of active duty, active guard/reserve, retired and deceased Air Force members. Spouses of active duty members residing stateside and surviving spouses of deceased personnel are also eligible. All applicants must be enrolled as full-time undergraduates at an accredited college or university during the 2012-2013 academic year, and are required to maintain a minimum 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA).
Selection is heavily based on cost of attendance, family income, and is dependent on the number of eligible applicants competing. Final need assessment will be determined by an independent agency.
All interested students are encouraged to review full eligibility requirements, procedures and application instructions on the Society's website.
Don't miss out on a chance for college cash through a program with an average selection rate of better than 50%! Apply NOW!
The Air Force Aid Society, a non-profit organization, is the official charity of the U.S. Air Force and has been providing emergency and education assistance to Air Force families for 70 years.