Veterans Offer College Scholarship to Jewish High School Students
The Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Post 644, St. Louis is offering a $1000 Chuck Sandroff scholarship to a high school senior graduating from an accredited program and planning to enter a college-level or vocational training program in the Fall. The student applying should be of the Jewish faith and should be related to a Jewish veteran of any branch of the military, at any time. The application should include a short essay about the reasons the student is seeking the award. It should include scholastic record, volunteering efforts in school and the community, and a short narrative about how the related veteran influenced the applicant’s life.
Applications should be sent to Harvey Bloth, 15441 Hitchcock Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017 or preferably: firstname.lastname@example.org, by April 30, 2020.
To Apply, please provide the following:
- Name, address, email or other contact means.
- What school are your currently attending and what is your GPA?
- Have you been accepted to a college-level program (including trade or vocational school), or to what schools are you applying?
- Do you have a Jewish parent?
- Are you a direct descendant (child, grandchild, niece/nephew) of a Jewish Veteran?
- In what volunteer activities have you participated, including school, community, and Jewish organizations?
- Short narrative about how your related veteran has influenced your life.
Founded in 1896, the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America is the oldest active, Congressionally chartered veterans’ organization in America. JWV is dedicated to upholding America’s democratic traditions and fighting bigotry, prejudice, injustice, and discrimination of all kinds. As a national organization, JWV represents the voice of America’s Jewish veterans on issues related to veterans’ benefits, foreign policy, and national security. JWV also commits itself to the assistance of oppressed Jews worldwide.