913-233-9248
PO Box 860961
Shawnee, KS 66286
Shawnee Mission VFW
No One Does More For Vets

Endowment

Date Received _______________ No. _______

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS

ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION COVER SHEET

VERY IMPORTANT – READ THIS PAGE BEFORE COMPLETING APPLICATION FORM AND RETURN IT WITH YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION.

*ALL REQUIREMENTS STIPULATED HEREIN MUST BE MET; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

*APPLICANTS SHALL BE GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS OR HAVE THE EQUIVALENT OF A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA. APPLICANTS MAY ALREADY BE ENROLLED IN COLLEGE/VOCATIONAL SCHOOL.

*Kansas VFW Endowment scholarships will be awarded for 1 to 2 year scholarships at a minimum of $500 per semester. *Previous recipients of a VFW Kansas Endowment Scholarship are not eligible to reapply.

*ALL questions must be answered. If any questions are not applicable, indicate that with the notation N/A (Not Applicable). The application form is available online at http://ksvfw.org and http://ksauxvfw.com.

*Applicant must provide the eligible VFW Post Number: that is the VFW Post or Ladies Auxiliary that the applicant’s eligibility is actively affiliated with in the State of Kansas, or was so at the time of his/her death. Active means either a life member or current dues paid, or were so at the time of death. Applicants are advised that affiliation with the VFW or its Ladies Auxiliary is ONLY for the purpose of determining eligibility, and otherwise has no bearing on determination of awards.

*Applicant MUST ATTACH an official 6, 7, or 8 semester high school transcript AS WELL AS ACT Test scores. It is appropriate for college students to attach an official college transcript as well. ACT scores may be waived if applicant is 25 year or older.

*Each student MUST FURNISH a statement from his/her school guidance counselor, or principal if he/she has no guidance counselor; or from his/her college advisor; or from an employer if returning to school; relative to the capabilities, attitude and the participation of the student in the regular school curriculum as well as extra curricular activities.

*When applications are being considered by the committee, all extracurricular activities, even those of college-age or older, are considered as school/college activities and other/community activities. Therefore, be sure that everything you want to be included is listed for consideration on either a resume/data sheet or in response to the questions.

*When completed, this application, coversheet and supporting documents MUST BE RETURNED to the VFW Post or Ladies Auxiliary where the Kansas VFW or Ladies Auxiliary member is affiliated. The Commander or Quartermaster (for Post members) or President or Treasurer (for Ladies Auxiliary members) shall review and sign to certify eligibility on page 4. It is the Post/Ladies Auxiliary person’s responsibility to forward this application to VFW Endowment Association, P.O. Box 1008, Topeka, KS 66601-1008, 785-272-6463 no later than FEBRUARY 1.