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High School Senior Scholarship Instructions and Application




These instructions are for children (up to age 20) of ASCGWA regular members in good standing as of November 1, 2023, who are currently high school seniors and may be eligible for an ASCGWA Scholarship. High school seniors must be planning to attend a post-secondary institution in a degree program as full-time students for the 2024-2025 school year.


High school seniors must have a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) to be eligible for a scholarship.


Applications for the scholarship will be accepted beginning on January 1, 2024


All required materials must be submitted in one envelope, which must be mailed to ASCGWA (mailing information below) NO LATER THAN MARCH 1, 2024. Incomplete applications and applications postmarked later than March 1, 2024, will not be considered. 


1.  Review the eligibility requirements for the scholarship listed on the General Information and Eligibility Requirements page. Applications submitted by applicants who do not meet the eligibility requirements will not be considered for a scholarship award.


2.  Complete, print, and sign the High School Senior Scholarship Application Form. Both the applicant and the ASCGWA sponsor must sign the form. Printed names will not be accepted.  

2024 HIGH SCHOOL Seniors Instructions and Application as a PDF.

2024 HIGH SCHOOL Seniors Instructions and Application as a WORD document.

3. Submit the following materials with the Application Form in the order listed below:


            A. An official transcript from the high school attended by the applicant. Official transcripts must be in a sealed envelope and signed by a school official. If the institution requires that the transcript be sent directly to ASCGWA, the transcript should be mailed to the address listed below. All transcripts must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2024, or the application will be considered incomplete.   


            B.  On a separate sheet or sheets of paper, provide the following information:


                        1. The names of the colleges to which the applicant has been accepted, if any, and the names of any other colleges to which the applicant has applied.


                        2. If the applicant has attended more than one high school because of the sponsor’s reassignments, a list of the names and locations of the high schools attended by the applicant.


3.  A list of awards or activities for consideration by the committee regarding the applicant’s academic achievement, community involvement and leadership potential. This information may include academic or non-academic awards or recognitions; membership in organizations and positions held in such organizations; participation in service or community projects and internship or employment experience during the applicant’s high school years.


            C. An essay of no more than two (2) double-spaced pages in response to the following question:

What do you think are the "superpowers" you have developed as the child of a service member that contribute to your success in high school, both in and outside of the classroom? 


            D. One (1) letter of recommendation from a school official, counselor, teacher, present or former employer or community leader. The letter of recommendation must be in a sealed envelope and must include an address and telephone number at which the person writing the letter can be reached. The writer should identify the applicant by name once in the introduction of the letter and then use “he” or “she” throughout the remainder of the letter. No additional letters of recommendation will be considered by the Committee.


4. Arrange the submitted materials in the order requested and mail in one envelope to:


Army Spouses’ Club of the Greater Washington Area                                                            

ATTN: ASCGWA Scholarship                                                                                                                                                                                      P. O. Box 1124                                                                                                                             

Fort Myer, VA 22211


Any questions may be sent to the Scholarship Committee at










City:                                                    State:                           Zip Code:


E-mail address:


Telephone #:



Applicant’s Sponsor:




Address of sponsor (if different from applicant):




City:                                                    State:                           Zip Code:




Has the applicant received an ASCGWA scholarship in a previous year? 


 ____Yes       ____No



If yes, category in which scholarship was received:


 ____High school       ____College          ____Spouse                   Year received:





The undersigned applicant and sponsor hereby understand and agree to be bound by the following terms if the applicant is awarded an ASCGWA Scholarship for the 2023-2024 school year:


            1. Scholarship funds awarded by ASCGWA will be paid to the applicant. Scholarship funds are restricted to the payment of tuition, fees, and other required educational expenses. 


            2. The applicant and sponsor hereby grant ASCGWA permission to use the applicant’s name and image for the purpose of publicizing the scholarship award in media outlets, including print, newspapers, magazines, radio, television and online, and specifically in Backchannels, the Pentagram, and the ASCGWA scrapbook, website, and Facebook page.



Applicant Signature:                                                                           Date:



Sponsor Signature:                                                                             Date:


Contact Information 


 E-mail address:

 Mailing address:

 Army Spouses’ Club of the Greater Washington Area                                                                        Attention: Scholarship Committee                                                                                                                        P. O. Box 1124                                                                                                                                                        Fort Myer, VA 22211


I agree that when attending and/or participating in an event organized by the Army Spouses’ Club of the Greater Washington Area (ASCGWA), I do so at my own risk. 

In addition, I will use good judgement, obey all laws, and take care to avoid any injury to myself, others, or property, and will not hold ASCGWA responsible for any mishaps.

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