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Welcome to the Hampton Roads Chapter

AMERICAN LOGISTICS ASSOCIATION


2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM


PURPOSE:  
Provide scholarships to students who are the children of active duty, inactive/active-duty reserves or retired military personnel (to grade Captain/Colonel equivalent), resale personnel (NEXCOM, DECA, Coast Guard, AAFES, Marine Corps) or ALA members who reside in the Hampton Roads Area.

AWARD:
Scholarships will be awarded based upon academic achievement, personal qualifications and accomplishments, participation in both school-oriented and outside activities and demonstrated interests without regard to race, creed, color, sex, religion, or national origin

The scholarship will be disbursed in a single payment to the institution of higher learning that the recipient attends. Winning applicant will be awarded scholarship check at a special reception in May 2017. ATTENDANCE AT THE RECEPTION IS MANDATORY. By attending the HRALA Scholarship reception, the scholarship recipient gives constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print and/or electronic publicity for the Hampton Roads ALA.

ELIGIBILITY:
Applicants must be the natural or legally adopted child of active-duty, inactive/active-duty reserves or retired military personnel or resale employees to grade Captain/Colonel equivalent and/or grade 12 or members of the Hampton Roads ALA who reside in the Hampton Roads area.

Applicants must be a first semester freshman for the Fall Semester 2017 to an accredited college, university or junior college for undergraduate studies. Scholarships will not be awarded for participation in non-academic and certificate programs or attendance at a tuition-free institution, such as the U.S. Military Academy.

Applicants must be a permanent U.S. resident and be less than 21 years of age.

Applicants should be in the top 35% of their high school class and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4-point scale).

SELECTION PROCEDURES:
Following the initial screening of applications, finalists may be required to provide the following information to the Selection Committee:

    Copy of Federal Tax Form 1040 for any/all person(s) providing financial support to the applicant.
    Copy of transcript
    Copy of SAT or ACT test results
    Letters of recommendation from faculty and/or community leaders

Finalists may be interviewed by the selection committee.

HOW TO SUBMIT 2017 HR ALA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:
 
  CLICK HERE to complete the application on-line.


Completely fill out the 2017 HRALA Scholarship Application.  Click on "Submit Form" in the upper right corner of the program to submit your application.  Electronic submission is preferred, but hard copy applications are accepted by mailing completed forms to:
Hampton Roads American Logistics Association
Mr. Hank Sheffer
S&K Sales
2500 Hawkeye Cir
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
All applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM on April 15, 2017.
Please direct all questions about the scholarship application to Mr. Hank Sheffer Email: hsheffer@sksales.com