2013 Resident Scholarship Applications Now Available

Michaels Education Foundation 2013 Resident Scholarship Application Now Available

The Michaels Educational Foundation, a non-profit affiliate of The Michaels Organization, is pleased to announce that scholarship applications for the 2013-2014 school year are now being accepted.  All high school seniors and graduates residing in communities owned or managed by the companies of The Michaels Organization, including The Villages at Belvoir, are invited and encouraged to apply for a scholarship.

The scholarship funds, which are paid directly to the educational institution, can be used toward higher education at any accredited college, university, or vocational training program in the country.

The Michaels Educational Foundation has committed at least $225,000 in scholarship funds for the 2013-2014 year.

Last year, the foundation received a record number of applications and awarded a record number of scholarships, and the hope is that trend will continue.

Foundation funds are raised through the financial support of corporations, companies, families, private trusts and individuals known throughout the Michaels business network.  In addition, Michaels’ Chairman and CEO, Michael Levitt and his wife Pat Levitt contribute $2 for every dollar raised by the Foundation.

To date, more than $3.1 million in grants have been awarded, benefitting more than 1,500 students.

Go to http://www.themichaelsorg.com/2013-resident-scholarship-application for more information and the 2013 Scholarship Application Form. The Deadline to submit is May 17, 2013.

For More Information, contact: Dr. Bruce Johnson, independent educational consultant, at bjohnson@themichaelsorg.com.


Mount Vernon-Lee Education Partnership 2013 Scholarship

The Mount Vernond-Lee Education Partnership is please to annount that scholarships for 2013 graduating high school seniors, pursuing further education in a business-related field, are now available.

Six scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 each.   Six scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $2,000 each with the goal of providing one scholarship to each of the six high schools in the Mount Vernon and Lee Districts.  Graduating seniors who are residents at Fort Belvoir who attend one of these schools are eligible.  These scholarships are made available through the generous contributions of the business community in the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce.

Those applying for the scholarships must have a  minimum high school GPA of 3.0, and have work or community volunteer  experience.  Applicants must submit an essay with the application and a  copy of their high school transcript.  The application deadline is April 26.  Applications are available at http://www.mtvernon-leechamber.org/Education-Partnership.html, at high school career centers, or by calling 703-360-6925.
Good luck to all our graduating seniors from everyone at The Villages at Belvoir!