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What are the benefits of this national award?

The benefits are:

• Exclusive USAA membership that allows nominated students to apply for one of 401 educational cash grants of up to $10,000 for the current school year. A total of $80,000 will be awarded this school year. Each year, ask your teacher to nominate you for the opportunity to apply for educational cash grants.
• Published free in USAA National Awards Yearbook- students must return the student biography form in order to be published.
• News release form to submit to students’ local media- the news release will be mailed along with the scholarship application. Complete the news release and submit it to your local media. Complete the scholarship application and return it to USAASF, 2528 Palumbo Drive, Lexington, KY 40509.
•List your recognition as an accomplishment on college applications and job resumes.
• Access to USAA membership items- check-out our online store.
• Nominated students can participate in USAA contests.
• Short story and essay contest winners become published authors.