Valley Forge Military College

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VFMC NATIONAL GUARD SCHOLARSHIP (MCAP) ELIGIBILITY

VFMC NATIONAL GUARD SCHOLARSHIP (MCAP) ELIGIBILITY

ELIGIBILITY FOR A NATIONAL GUARD SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must present the following for eligibility for the National Guard Scholarship:

  • Be a US Citizen
  • Be a current member of the Pennsylvania National Guard OR
  • Be eligible to enlist in the Pennsylvania National Guard
  • 1-3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay on “Why I want to be an Officer”

APPLICATION TIMELINE

  • Application Acceptance 16 SEP – 28 FEB
  • Selection board convenes in March
  • Scholarships Awarded 01 APR – 30 APR
  • Attend Basic Camp at Ft. Knox JUN-AUG
  • Cadets Contract with the PA. Army National Guard or (PAARNG) in SEP

     

SERVICE OBLIGATION

  • Serve one weekend a month, two weeks a year as a Simultaneous Membership Program Cadet while at VFMC.
  • After you’ve earned your commission, your service commitment is 8 years as a PA Army National Guard or (PAARNG) member.
  • Post Bachelor degree Graduation, you MUST attend Officer Leader Course.