BGAV/Keesee Baptist Scholar Award

We offer the BGAV/Keesee Baptist Scholar Award, a competitive scholarship we provide in partnership with the Baptist General Association of Virginia and the Charles B. Keesee Educational Fund for students who are members of an eligible BGAV-affiliated Baptist church.

The award amount may be renewable for each year the student remains in good standing at the Academy.

Applicant Requirements

  • Member of an eligible BGAV-affiliated congregation
  • First-time applicant to Fork Union Military Academy
  • Available to grades 7th-12th
  • GPA equivalent of 2.5 or higher
  • Demonstrated character and school/community involvement

The Application Process

  1. Applicants must submit the Fork Union Military Academy application along with all required documentation from their current school (such as transcript and recommendation forms).
  2. Applicants must submit the below BGAV/Keesee Baptist Scholar application
  3. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from his BGAV-member church leadership.

The Selection Process

  • The application must be received by the submission deadline in order for it to be reviewed by the selection committee.
  • The selection committee will review applicant files to determine the award amount and recipient.
  • Award amount may be renewable for each year the student remains enrolled in good standing at the Academy

Deadline

  • The application deadline is March 31st.

BGAV Scholarship Application Form

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Instructions

  1. This application should be completed by the student seeking this scholarship.
  2. At the end of the application form is a section that the student's parent/guardian must complete prior to submission of this form.
  3. You may save your progress and continue later by clicking the "Save and Continue Later" button at the bottom of the page.
  4. Click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page to submit your application for consideration.

Student Information

Student's Full Name:*
Home Address*
I am a citizen of:*

 

 

Church Information

Church Location

 

 

My Interests, Activities, Awards, and Honors

Tell us about who you are, and what are your interests, talents, skills, abilities, and experiences.
Please tell us about your academic experience. Include any information about: * Academic areas that are of particular interest to you * Any Advanced Placement, Honors, or Dual Enrollment classes you have completed * Any academic honors, awards, and recognitions you have earned
Please tell us about your athletic experience. Include any information about: * Any team or individual sports in which you have participated * Any sports you would be interested in as you continue to develop * Any athletic honors, awards, and recognitions you have earned
Please tell us about your experience in school extracurricular activities such as instrumental or vocal music, drama and theater, debate and forensics, or fine arts. Include any information about: * Any school extracurricular activities in which you have participated * Any extracurricular activities you would be interested in as you continue to develop * Any honors, awards, and recognitions you have earned in your school extracurricular activities
Please tell us about your experience and interests in clubs, activities, organizations, community service, and church and other religious or civic organizations. Include any information about: * Any activities in which you have participated * Any activities you would be interested in as you continue to develop * Any honors, awards, and recognitions you have earned in your participation in these activities

 

 

Essay Questions

This essay question is intended to help us understand how you think and view yourself and the world around you, your perceptions and values, and what your vision and goals for yourself might be. Please answer each question in up to about 500 words.

 

 

Student Agreement*

 

 

Parent Information

This section is to be completed by a parent of the student.
Parent Name*
Parent Agreement*

 

 

Form Submission

Please press the Submit button below to submit your application.

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