CHAMBERSBURG–High school seniors who are the dependents of veterans are encouraged to apply for a scholarship through the Franklin County Office of Veterans Affairs.
The 2023 We Support You Scholarship program provides financial support to area veterans’ dependents. Eligible applicants are high school seniors residing in Franklin County who have been accepted into an accredited higher learning institution and who are in need of financial assistance.
Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and participate in both extracurricular and community service activities. Students must also complete the scholarship application and submit three letters of reference, including one from their high school guidance counselor, along with other documentation as noted by the application instructions.
All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., March 31. Scholarship recipients and the amount of the award will be determined by a committee of local professionals and Franklin County representatives.
Scholarship instructions and applications are available from area high school guidance counselors, online at http://bit.ly/38G9JIM and at the Franklin County Office of Veterans Affairs at 425 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, during normal business hours.
“This scholarship program is just one small token of appreciation our county can offer as a way of saying thanks to the veterans who have served and protected our country,” said Franklin County Commissioner Dave Keller.”
For more information on the 2023 Franklin County Veterans Affairs We Support You Scholarship, contact the Franklin County Office of Veterans Affairs at 717-263-4326 or visit www.franklincountypa.gov.
A portion of the Franklin County Veterans Affairs We Support You Scholarship comes from donations to the Franklin County Veterans Affairs Outreach Fund. Donations to the scholarship fund and other outreach programs can be made by dropping off or mailing a check made payable to Franklin County Veterans Affairs, Attn: Outreach Fund, to the Franklin County Veterans Affairs Office at 425 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202.