The 2013 Memorial and Merit Scholarships are now open for application. For details on eligibility and to download a copy of the application, click â€œApply for a Merit Scholarshipâ€ at the bottom of this page.
Deadline for entry is April 30, 2013.
There will be one $7000 Captain Ed Caffrey Memorial Merit Scholarship and several $3000 Merit Scholarships awarded this year.
Captain Ed Caffrey Memorial Merit Scholarship
Captain Ed Caffrey was an outstanding Commodore of the E2/C2 community from 1992-1994. His vision and dedication led to the creation of the VAW/VRC Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Captain Caffrey was a man of great courage and integrity who showed unlimited commitment to service. In honor of his memory, a Merit Scholarship of $7000 the largest given by the Association, will be awarded to an applicant who has demonstrated academic excellence, personal integrity and a commitment to community service. It is our hope that this scholarship will forever ensure Captain Caffreyâ€™s legacy within our community by nurturing those same qualities in the recipient of the award.
Any spouse or college-age child of current and former members of the VAW/VRC community is eligible to apply. Recipients are chosen solely based on merit. All applications go to judges free of name and rank. Winners receive their awards late-spring, early-summer.
Want to apply? The 2013 applications are now available here – remember, the deadline is April 30, 2013