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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 2017.  Applications on the form found on this SOR web page should be mailed to:

VSSR Scholarship Chairman
Attn: Richard Campbell
Post Office Box 18032
Richmond, VA 23226

Applications must postmarked not later than
March 31, 2017.

Applications will be accepted from any legal Virginia resident who will be attending any accredited college, university or post graduate program in 2017.

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:

      Topic 1.  The Battle of the Chesapeake or The Battle of the Virginia Capes is an oft overlooked even in the War for Independence. Discuss the significance of this naval engagement with particular attention to its impact on the Siege of Yorktown.

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 12, 2017.

Questions regarding the Scholarship Fund can be directed to Scholarship Chairman Richard Campbell at scholarship@vssr.org.
   

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