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  • Scholarships for military children opens Dec. 15

    The holiday season is a busy time of year, with enough deadlines, preparations and celebrations to tax even the most organized among us. That’s why the Defense Commissary Agency is informing its patrons now that the Fisher House Foundation’s Scholarships for Military Children program will begin accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year
  • Scholarship program provides assistance to military children

    Beginning Dec. 13, 2016 military families who shop at commissaries and have college-aged children can add an additional item to their to-do lists – drop off a Scholarships for Military Children application. Administered by the Fisher House Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Defense Commissary Agency, the Scholarships for Military Children program offers $2,000 grants to those who enroll or plan to enroll full-time at a community college or a four-year college or university. According to Annette Roberts, Langley Air Force Base Commissary assistant store director, the program was created in 2001, and to date, more than 15 million in scholarship grants have been awarded from a group of over 85,000 applicants.
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