Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program

Who Is Eligible:
  1. Applicant must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard.
  2. Community College Legacy Scholarships:
    Applicant must be a high school graduate with a 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) or GED and must be currently enrolled in an accredited community college.
  3. Certificate Program Legacy Scholarships:
    Applicant must be a high school graduate with a 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) or GED and must be currently enrolled in accredited Certificate granting institution.
  4. College and University Legacy Scholarships:
    Applicant must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university and have completed 30 credit hours of course work and with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  5. Graduate Program Legacy Scholarships:
    Applicant must have achieved an undergraduate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and must be enrolled in or accepted into a Graduate level program — Masters or Doctoral.

  1. All application materials, including online application form, essay, official transcript(s), two recommendations, proof of matriculation at designated accredited academic institution, as well as commander’s verification of active duty or qualified documentation of the sponsor or woman’s service (e.g. Department of Defense Form DD-214) must be submitted and postmarked by January 2, 2018.
  2. Online Google application form can be found at: This form is required and must be submitted online. Please select which scholarship you are applying for and submit for only that scholarship.
  3. The application requires a short essay (2 pages or less, typed, double-spaced) highlighting why the recipient should be considered for this scholarship and address future plans as related to the program of study and include pertinent information in assessing other areas to include community service, activities, and work experience. Specifically address how the Army has impacted your life and/or goals.
  4. An official transcript from their college or university is required. For new applicants to a community college, high school transcripts or GED documentation must accompany the application.
  5. Two letters of recommendation with titles and contact information are also required. One letter of recommendation must be from a school advisor, counselor, dean of students, etc. Letters of recommendation should demonstrate why a Legacy Scholarship should be awarded to the specific student.
  6. All materials must be labeled with applicant’s name and postmarked by the deadline for consideration and selection.
  7. All materials should be sent directly to:
    Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 5030
    Fort Lee, VA 23801

Deadline: 01/02/2018
Amount: up to $2,500
How to apply:

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The current scholarship cycle is closed and not accepting applications, please check back for further information.