Scholarship Program Overview
"To foster a general interest
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The Virginia Society of the Sons of the Revolution will award three academic scholarships in the spring of 2015. Applications on the form found on this SOR web page should be mailed to:
Applications will be accepted from any legal Virginia resident who will be attending any accredited college, university or post graduate program in 2015.
Scholarships will be awarded based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and a written essay on one of the following topics that will be judged by an independent panel with academic and historical backgrounds:
1. The 1783 Treaty of Paris, by which England recognized our
independence, was signed nearly two years after the 1781 victory over
Cornwallis at Yorktown. In your opinion, what were significant
military, political and diplomatic issues of that turbulent period and
how did the Treaty of Paris address those issues?
Scholarship awards will be as follows:
will be awarded $5,000.
The scholarship recipients will be notified by May 15, 2015.Questions regarding the Scholarship Fund can be directed to Scholarship Chairman Richard Campbell at email@example.com.