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Scholarship Program Overview

"To foster a general interest in and appreciation for
the events and people of the American Revolution."

The Virginia Society of the Sons of the Revolution will award three academic scholarships in the spring of 2014.

Applications will be accepted using the application form found on this SOR web page and mailed to:

VSSR Scholarship Chairman
Attn: Guy Tripp
Hunton & Williams LLP
Post Office Box 1535
Richmond, Virginia 23218-1535

The application must post marked by April 1, 2014.

Applications will be accepted from any legal Virginia resident that will be attending an accredited college, university or post graduate program.

There will be three (3) scholarships awarded from the selected applicants from the following criteria.

Academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and an written essay that will be judged by an independent panel with academic and historical backgrounds.

The applicant must submit an essay on one of the following topics:

      General Nathanael Greene and the Battle at Guilford Court House or
      General Washington's Spies in the Revolution - "The Culper Ring"

Scholarship awards will be as follows:

     1st Place will be awarded $5,000.
     2nd and 3rd place will be awarded $2,500 each.

The scholarship recipients will be notified by May 15, 2014.

Questions regarding the Scholarship Fund can be directed to Scholarship Chairman,  Guy Tripp, at scholarship@vssr.org.


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