What is the due date for the Federal Children’s Scholarship application?
The application must be filled out completely and postmarked by July 1, 2003.
Where do I mail the application?
The application and corresponding information should be mailed to: Federal Children’s Scholarship Fund, PO Box 25767, Alexandria, VA 22313-5767.
Is there a minimum age that I need to be in order to be eligible for the scholarship?
You must be at least 18 years old.
Does my parent or grandparent have to be current federal employee or active military personnel?
Your parent or grandparent can be a current or former federal employee or a current or former member of the military.
When will the scholarship recipients be notified of their award?
All recipients will be notified by August 31, 2003.
Can I get a list of the award recipients?
The list of award recipients will be made available on the Federal Children’s Scholarship Fund web site at www.fedscholarships.org by August 31, 2003.
What amounts will the scholarships be awarded in?
For the 2003-2004 Scholarship Year the scholarships will be awarded and distributed in awards of $500 to $1,000 awards per student.
If I get a scholarship for the 2003-2004 school year, is it automatically renewed for the 2004-2005 school year?
Scholarships are awarded on a one-time basis. If you wish to be considered for an award for another school year, you will need to apply again.
What criteria are used to determine a scholarship recipient?
Federal Children’s Scholarship Fund scholarships are need-based and awarded based on the household income of the applicant. The applicant’s GPA is also a consideration but to a much lesser degree.
Does the school that I’ll be attending in the Fall 2003 semester have to be in the United States?
The school can be located in the United States or outside the United States. You just need to be enrolled at the school to meet eligibility requirements.