Body, Mind, & Spirit Scholarship

This grant is a merit-based award of $5,000 which will be applied toward tuition at FUMA. The student must be a first-time applicant seeking enrollment in grades 7th-11th with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The Body, Mind, & Spirit Scholarship grant will be given in addition to any other financial assistance that the family may qualify to receive.

This is a one-time grant for one academic year.

Covers

  • $5,000 towards tuition

Applicant Requirements

  • First-time applicant to Fork Union Military Academy
  • Enrolling in 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grade
  • GPA equivalent of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrated excellence in character, integrity, and honor

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 complete the application and video submission for the Body, Mind, & Spirit Scholarship.

The Selection Process

  • The application must be received by the submission deadline in order for it to be reviewed by the selection committee.
  • The winner will be contacted in early February by the Director of Enrollment Management, Mrs. Jackie Montero-Sharpe.

Video Submissions

A video submission is required to apply for this scholarship. In the video, the applicant must explain why he embodies Fork Union Military Academy's motto of Body, Mind, and Spirit. 

  • It must be between 3- to 5-minutes long.
  • We encourage applicants to express their creativity through their video content.

How to Submit:

Applicants must submit their video in one of two ways:

  1. Upload video directly to Fork Union Military Academy's Dropbox account here.
  2. Upload video to either YouTube or Vimeo (video may be unlisted or public) and email the video link to our Director of Enrollment Management, Mrs. Jackie Montero-Sharpe, at monterosharpej@fuma.org.

 

Deadline

The deadline to submit your video is no later than March 31, 2022. Late submissions are not considered for admission.

Body, Mind, & Spirit Scholarship Application

1Essay Question
2Student Name and Information
3Parent/Guardian Name and Information

Student Essay Question

The student applying for the Body, Mind, & Spirit Scholarship must answer the below essay question.
Please answer the question in approximately 300 to 500 words.

 


 

Student Video Submission

The student applying for the Body, Mind, & Spirit Scholarship must submit a video explaining how and why he embodies Fork Union Military Academy's motto of "Body, Mind, and Spirit."
  • The video must be between 3- to 5-minutes long.
  • The video must answer the core question of how and why the applicant could be said to embody Fork Union Military Academy's motto of "Body, Mind, and Spirit."
  • The video should highlight and demonstrate the applicant's personal attributes of excellence, character, and honor.
  • The applicant must appear within the video.
  • Feel free to be creative with your video style and content.
Upload your finished video to YouTube or Vimeo (may be posted as unpublished or public) and enter the video URL below.

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