Military Order of the Purple Heart  
ChapterScholarship Program & Application.pdf

The Scholarship Program is decentralized to the Chapter level.  Each year a 3-Member Chapter Nominating Committee, to exclude representation by relatives of the applicant, will be formed to select applicants.  The Chapters will be alloted $1000.00 to be divided among selected applicants.  If more than one applicant is selected the monies are to be divided equally. 

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to receive a Department sponsored Scholarship the applicant must be:

1. A recipient of the Purple Heart

2. The spouse or widow of a recipient of the Purple Heart

3. The direct descendant (child, step-child, adopted child, grandchild or a greatgrandchild) of a Purple Heart recipient.

4. A resident of the Comonwealth of Pennsylvania
attending school within the Commonwealth.

5. Must have completed a semester, or quarter, or equivalent Trade School & currentley enrolled carrying 12 or more semester credit hours, or 18 quarter credit hours at an accredited U.S. College, University or Trade School.

6. A citizen of the United States of America.

Scholarship Processing Schedule 
Jan. 1   Completed application returned to Chapter.
Jan. 1-12  Chap.  Scholarship Selection Board convenes
Jan. 15 Recomendations and completed application forwarded to Department Adjutant.
Feb. 1 Scholarship recipient check mailed to Chapter.


The Scholarship Committee has awarded $1,000 to the student who applied for the Scholarship program in 2017.



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