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GILMAN-MCCAIN SCHOLARSHIP for Children of Active Duty Military Personnel

The U.S. Department of State is proud to announce the John McCain International Scholarship for the Children of Military Families (Gilman-McCain Scholarship).  A congressionally funded initiative of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) at th U.S. Department of State and named after the late senator John S. McCain from Arizona.  With the support of the U.S. Congress, this scholarship honors the Senator's legacy of public service by enabling children of active duty military to develop the leadership and career readiness skills and global perspective to pursue careers of service and contribute to preserving the principles and alliances that are critical to an international order based on the rule of law, human rights, and democracy. To learn more about this opportunity and to apply on line, please go to  Award amount up to $5,000.  Deadline: October 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm Central Time.


The Fremont Area Community Foundation has scholarships available for Adult students who reside in Newaygo County, MI or are residents of a Newaygo County-based school district. For purposes of scholarship awards, the Community Foundation defines adult students as individuals who have been out of high school for at least two years and/or have a gap in their postsecondary education. Adult student scholarship applications are accepted year-round, and scholarships are awarded while funds remain available. For the online application, please go to: For any questions you may have, please contact Robin Cowles at 231.924.5350 or email her at Applications will be approved or denied by the last day of the month following submission. 


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