January 12, 2022-- Hunt Heroes Foundation, the non-profit organization founded by Hunt Military Communities (Hunt), is excited to announce it has recently started accepting applications for its fourth annual HHF scholarship grants. Hunt will award $50,000 to deserving applicants.
Applicants to the Hunt Heroes Foundation Scholarship Program must be:
- A high school senior or high school graduate or a current post-secondary undergraduate at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational school or a trade school student; or
- Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
A qualified applicant must be one of the following:
- Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee's household or primarily supported by the employee.
"We understand the challenges many families face when trying to afford a secondary education and are happy to be able to support military members and their families," stated Brian Stann, Hunt Military Communities President, and Chief Executive Officer. "Due to the generous donations we received this past year, we will be able to recognize 18 recipients and award $50,000 total in scholarship grants in 2022. With the support of our generous donors, Hunt Heroes Foundation will continue to provide resources and programs to our military, veterans, and their families."
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Up to 18 awards will be granted as follows:
- Five- $5,000 awards for 2-year associates program or 4-year undergraduate studies.
- Eight- $2,500 awards for vocational-technical programs or certificates, 2-year associates program or 4-year undergraduate studies program, and
- Five- $1,000 awards for vocational-technical programs or certificates, 2-year associates program, or 4-year undergraduate studies program.
Scholarship recipients will be selected based on community involvement, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, an outside appraisal, and two (300 words or less) essays responding to the following questions:
- How has being a part of the military or part of a military family affected your life?
- What would you like to change in your community, and how would you do it?
Scholarship America, a third-party independent consultant, will coordinate, evaluate, and select the scholarship recipients. All scholarship applications must be filled out online at: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/huntheroesscholarship
The deadline to submit a nomination is February 22, 2022, at 3 pm CST, or until 50 applications are received, whichever comes first. For questions or issues with the scholarship process, nominees are encouraged to email: email@example.com