Military Order Of The Purple Heart
Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship
Type of award: Scholarship, renewable.
Intended use: For full-time undergraduate study at postsecondary institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be U.S. citizen. Applicant must be descendant of veteran or disabled while on active duty; or dependent of disabled veteran or deceased veteran; or spouse of disabled veteran or deceased veteran. Applicant must either be a recipient of the Purple Heart who is a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH); spouse or descendant of MOPH member, or descendant or spouse of veteran killed in action or who died of wounds. Great
grandchildren not eligible to apply.
Basis for selection: Applicant must demonstrate high academic achievement.
Application requirements: $15 application fee. Recommendat ions, essay, transcript, proof of eligibility. Additional information: Must have minimum unweighted
2.75 GPA. Deadline in mid February. Application package available on MOPH Website. Call MOPH for details.
Amount of award: $3,000
Number of awards: 83
Number of applicants: 300
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Coordinator
5413-B Backlick Road Springfield, VA 22 I 51
Web: www .purpleheart.org