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Member/Spouse Scholarship Instructions and Application




These instructions are for ASCGWA members and/or spouses of ASCGWA regular members (membership prior to November 1, 2023).  Scholarships are available for members and/or spouses of ASCGWA regular members who attend or plan to attend an undergraduate or graduate program, either full-time or part-time.


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 the ASCGWA and postmarked 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 Member/Spouse Scholarship Application Form. Both the applicant and sponsor must sign the Application Form unless the sponsor is deceased or deployed on an unaccompanied assignment. Printed names will not be accepted.  


 Click below for a Member/Spouse Scholarship Application Form:


2024 MEMBER/SPOUSE Instructions and Application as a PDF.

2024 MEMBER/SPOUSE Instructions and Application as a WORD document.


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


            A. Transcripts:


                        1. If the applicant is currently attending a post-secondary institution, an official transcript from that institution. If the applicant has attended any other post-secondary institutions, the applicant may, but is not required to, submit transcripts from those institutions for consideration by the committee.


                        2. If the applicant is planning to attend a post-secondary institution, an official transcript from all post-secondary institutions previously attended by the applicant or, if the applicant has not previously attended a post-secondary institution, an official transcript from the high school from which the applicant graduated.


                        3. Official transcripts must be in a sealed envelope and signed by a school official.  If any institution requires that a transcript be sent directly to ASCGWA, transcripts 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. If the applicant is currently attending a post-secondary institution, the name of the institution, program or field of study, expected degree or certification and expected date of completion. If the applicant is submitting transcripts from any other post-secondary institutions for consideration by the committee, the name of each institution and program or field of study, degree or certification received (if any), and dates of attendance.


                        2. If the applicant is planning to attend a post-secondary institution, the name of the institution the applicant will attend or the names of the institutions to which the applicant has applied, expected program or field of study (if known), and expected degree or certification.


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.


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

What do you think are the “super powers” you’ve developed as the spouse of a service member that contribute to your pursuit of higher education?

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 Committee                                   

P. O. Box 1124                                                                                   

Fort Myer, VA 22211


Questions may be sent to the Scholarship Committee at scholarships@armyspousesclub.org.










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 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:                   









Contact Information 


 E-mail address: scholarships@armyspousesclub.org

 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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