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Eligibility: Graduating High School Seniors between the ages of 17 and 19
years old, from
Fort Mitchell, AL;
Phenix City, AL;
Smith Station, AL;
Columbus, GA;
Fort Benning, GA;
surrounding communities.

Criteria: SOVMOY $5,000 Scholarship: packet will be submitted
to ​​ Packet will be judged primarily on the student's academic performance, extracurricular activities, leadership experience, essay, and
community service. *Packet must be submitted altogether*

Students must have a weighted cumulative GPA between 2.7 and 3.5 upon graduation. *Copy of transcript must accompany scholarship admission packet.*

Students must have participated in a High School leadership position(s) or school-related extracurricular activities. *Proof of High School leadership position
and/or school-related extracurricular activities must be submitted with the
scholarship packet.*

Students must volunteer a minimum of 25 hours with youth or veterans within the
community, AFTER graduation. *Student volunteer hours must
be recorded and signed off by an official (manager or owner) along with their
contact information and submitted with the scholarship packet. **must be with a
local business or organization**
(Hours accumulated during High School do
not count towards this scholarship requirements).

Students must provide a letter of acceptance or email from gaining college *Copy of
the college acceptance letter or email must accompany the scholarship packet.*

Students provide typewritten, 2,500-word essay entitled “My Purpose, My
Education, and My Future:”

• MLA Format with a Title Page.

• Title page must include contact number and student email address*


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