Disabled American Veterans/Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship Program

The Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship Program honors former National Service Officer and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jesse Brown. It is given in memory of a DAV leader dedicated to veterans, through the recognition of those who carry on his legacy of service. This scholarship is awarded to youth volunteers who are committed to serving veterans. Each year, one outstanding applicant receives the top scholarship in the amount of $20,000 to help fund their higher education. In addition, the top winner and parent/guardian receive round-trip airfare (lowest non-refundable fare), hotel accommodations, and per diem for three days to attend the DAV National Convention. The winner will be presented the award and be recognized for their dedication and commitment to veterans. Additional scholarships are awarded annually in the following amounts: Second prize of $15,000 Third prize of $10,000 Fourth prize of $7,500 (two awarded annually) Fifth prize of $5,000 (three awarded annually).

Award Information

Award Amount
$5,000 - $20,000
Number of Awards
8
Application Deadline
February 10
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students, Postgraduate students
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Supervisor of Voluntary Services
Disabled American Veterans
Address
3725 Alexandria Pike
City, State, Zip
Cold Spring, KY , 41076
Telephone
(859) 442-1012
E-mail
kgeoppinger@dav.org
Website
Website

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