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About the USAA Scholarship Foundation

It is the sole purpose of the United States Achievement Academy Scholarship Foundation to help worthy students in grades 5-12 by cash grants that help cover the rising cost of tuition and expenses they will face when continuing their education. The Foundation seeks to enhance the intellectual and personal growth of students who demonstrate a genuine interest in learning.


SCHOLARHSIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for consideration, the student must be nominated by an educator and must return the Student Biography form to the Academy.  

Nominated students can apply for an educational cash grant after receiving the confirmation packet that includes the scholarship application. The completed application must be returned to USAA at 2528 Palumbo Dr., Lexington, KY 40509 before the deadline date.  There are three ways to obtain the scholarship application:

You will receive a confirmation packet that contains the scholarship application

Download the application by clicking here,
or Apply Online by clicking here.


All applicants in grades 5-12 are given careful consideration. Scholarships are distributed to students in the form of cash grants and are designated for educational expenses.



SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION CRITERIA

• Grade point average – indicate if you are taking AP classes
• Scores on SAT general tests, SAT subject tests, AP tests (if applicable)
• Honors/Awards – specify the level of your award (example: school, district, regional or national level award)
• School activities/Leadership positions/Sports involvement
• Special interests, hobbies, community service

 

Students are encouraged to document their achievements by providing copies of report cards/transcripts, certificates of achievement, recommendation letters from teachers and/or counselors, etc. Volunteer work can be documented also.

Applying students should keep in mind that a well-organized application makes it easier for the Selection Committee to study your application. Also, USAA members must be nominated the school year they wish to apply for scholarships.