Michigan Capitol Area Chapter College Scholarship Program
Scholarship and Book Allowance Overview
1. The MOAA Capitol Area College
Scholarship Program is intended for chapter members, children/step children and grandchildren/step grandchildren of chapter members or children of any Michigan
military service member, who died or was disabled in the line of duty. Also, any Michigan military SERVICE MEMBER disabled in
the line of duty since September 11, 2001 is eligible to apply. For this program,
disabled means the service member is unable to continue in military service
because of injury or medical condition.
2. Scholarship awards may vary by amount and
an applicant’s ranking, and are approximately $1,000 to $1,500 for college/university study, job
training programs, or graduate school. Any
high school student awarded a scholarship may apply for one additional scholarship as an undergraduate student and again as a
graduate student. A student may apply each year (except when applying
for a scholarship) for a book allowance of approximately $250 to $350. Note:
If the applicant is NOT awarded a scholarship, the committee may
consider the applicant for a book allowance.
3. Applicants must be full time students
have a minimum 2.0 Grade Point Average.
4. The chapter
scholarship committee will make selections in May of each year. The
number of scholarships and book allowances awarded depends on funds
available. The scholarship program is funded through donations from
chapter members and friends. Additional
consideration is given if the sponsor is a member of the National MOAA and
contributes to the chapter scholarship program.