VA-ACME Scholarships


Point of Contact:  Latoya Sivells, Chairperson

                                  Tamara Workman, Co-Chairperson

deadline extended to march 15, 2018

VA-ACME will award multiple $1,000 scholarships at the Annual VAACME SYMPOSIUM  

All scholarship applications must be typewritten and submitted along with supporting documentation to by March 15, 2018.  Awardees are notified by phone or email on or about April 2, 2018.  Payments are made directly to the institution.  Members of the VA-ACME board, VA-ACME Scholarship Committee, and their families are not eligible to apply.  Only one application per person will be accepted.

Scholarship Categories

  • Active duty, drilling reservist, or National Guard member
  • Spouse of active duty, drilling reservist, National Guard member, or military retiree
  • Child of active duty, drilling reservist, National Guard member, or military retiree
  • Permanently disabled military member or family member (spouse or child) or family member of service member missing/killed in  action
  • Veteran or retiree of the Armed Forces

Required Documentation

  1. VA-ACME Scholarship Application form
  2. Unofficial transcript(s)
  3. Two letters of recommendation from academia, professional, or community member who can attest to your motivation, character, and integrity. (Letters accepted directly from the source when received by March 15th deadline)
  4. Evidence of eligibility to enroll (institutions letter of acceptance or registration)
  5. Statement of community service (found in body of application)
  6. Essay topic: As a member of the military community, how has your experience influenced your educational goals? (found in body of application)

Only complete  applications will be considered