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Vietnam Veterans of America to award pair of $1,500 scholarships
CLAY COUNTY – Vietnam Veterans of America Col. William G. Byrns Clay County Chapter 1059 is providing two $1,500 scholarships to graduating seniors from Clay County excessive colleges, homeschoolers, personal colleges and the Camp Blanding Youth ChalleNGe.
The scholarship, named in honor of former VVA 1059 member Sid Newberg, is also open to relations of present members of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1059. All candidates, aside from VVA Chapter 1059 relations, should be residents of Clay County and planning to attend any put up highschool accredited college, junior school or vocational/technical college.
An applicant will need to have:
• A letter telling us about your self, your life targets, and your plans for the longer term. Embody: title, deal with, cellphone quantity and e-mail deal with.

• An official, authentic letter of acceptance to an accredited four-year college, two-year school, or commerce college on official letterhead.
• An essay, with a minimal of 500 phrases, based mostly on an interview with a veteran, or active-duty member, from any department of the U.S. army. The interview ought to embody a veteran’s experiences whereas serving both right here or overseas or a major mission through which he/she participated. An essay is comprised of the introduction, the details, and the conclusion. The essay might be judged on originality, grammar and spelling.
• A letter of advice from a faculty school member who’s a faculty counselor, principal or instructor.
• An inventory of your group service, awards and recognitions obtained throughout grades 9-12. Present copies of documentation.
If any of the above attachments are lacking, the applying might be unqualified and won’t be thought of.
The deadline for the finished software is on or earlier than April 30. Recipients of the scholarship might be introduced on the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1059 assembly on June 3.
Please mail accomplished software on or earlier than the deadline to: Vietnam Veterans Scholarship, P.O. Field 626, Orange Park, FL 32067-0626.
For extra info. e-mail Joanne Byrns at jobyrns@bellsouth.internet or name (904) 705-1074.

Seniors can apply for Clay County Cruzers scholarship

CLAY COUNTY – Graduating seniors are eligible and inspired to use for a $1,500 Clay County Cruzers scholarship.
Candidates should be graduating from the Clay County District Faculties system. College students are eligible if they will attend any post-secondary program of examine together with schools, universities or vocational/technical colleges.
Candidates are requested to jot down an essay of roughly 150 phrases and full a brief software type. Scholarship functions should be obtained by Clay County Cruzers on or earlier than the applying deadline of March 31.
The scholarship paperwork might be offered to every highschool steering workplace. The directions and software type present all of the related info a pupil wants to use. These types are additionally accessible on the Clay County Cruzers web site at
Chosen candidates could also be requested to attend a Clay County Cruzer assembly to introduce themselves and describe their plans.

Purposes and essays needs to be mailed to: Clay County Cruzers, PO Field 65691, Orange Park, 32065-9998.
Every applicant might be notified as soon as their software is obtained. The winners might be introduced in April.

Backyard Membership providing $500 environmental scholarship

FLEMING ISLAND – The Backyard Membership of Fleming Island needs to help a person graduating pupil of Fleming Island Excessive who plans on pursuing a profession in Environmental research, Forestry, Horticulture, Agriculture, Marine sciences or a associated discipline with the chance to use for a $500 scholarship.
The graduating pupil will need to have at the least a 3.0 GPA and have chosen a school to attend. Contact your Steerage Counselor at your college for the applying type. The deadline is April 15.

Daughters of American Revolution providing $1,000 scholarship

CLAY COUNTY – The Daughters of the American Revolution are encouraging 2023 graduating seniors to use for a $1,000 Sophia Fleming Scholarship, sponsored by Sophia Fleming Chapter, NSDAR.
Candidates should be graduating from both the Clay County Public Faculty System, St. Johns Nation Day Faculty or who’re home-schooled in Clay County. College students are eligible if they will attend any post-secondary program of examine, together with schools, universities or vocational and technical colleges. No GPA info is required.
Candidates are requested to jot down an essay and supply a listing of their awards and
recognitions and two letters of advice. Scholarship functions are due again to Lynda Lewis, Sophia Fleming Scholarship Chairman, on or earlier than the deadline of Feb. 17.
The scholarship paperwork have been offered to all public highschool steering places of work in Clay County and St. Johns Nation Day Faculty. The instruction sheet and software type present the entire info a pupil wants to use. They’re additionally accessible by clicking on Sophia Fleming Scholarship at
The winner might be notified the week of March 20. Please don’t mail functions by licensed or registered mail. Every applicant might be notified as soon as his or her software has been obtained.
Mail the applying paperwork to Lynda Lewis, Chairman, Sophia Fleming Scholarship Committee, Sophia Fleming Chapter, NSDAR, 316 Scenic Level Lane
Fleming Island, 32003.

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