Fork Union Military Academy is proud to announce the inaugural Andrew R. Dodge Meritorious Scholarship Competition for the 2023-2024 academic year. Current freshmen, sophomores and juniors will have the opportunity to compete for the Dodge Scholarship this spring.
The scholarship competition was established by Mr. Andrew R. Dodge, Class of 1965, to promote an appreciation for a transitional event occurring in American history during the late 18th century through the 20thcentury or the United States Constitution in research paper form.
The winner of the competition will receive a significant scholarship applicable to his FUMA tuition the following academic year.
A transitional event, as it respects American history between the 18th and 20th centuries, is any occurrence which brings about great change in the American nation or government. The following categories are only examples and not exhaustive: wars, economic hardships, issues concerning slavery and indigenous peoples, westward expansion and industrialization.
For those who prefer to write on the U.S. Constitution, the following topics are acceptable: the Constitution, the ratification process, proposed amendments and passed amendments.
Interested and eligible cadets should contact their academic advisor for registration and approval topic by Friday, February 17, 2023. The research paper must be submitted by Friday, April 14, 2023.
Qualifying work will be reviewed and judged by a designated panel which will determine one winner of the meritorious scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded at the end of the year awards assembly.
Good luck to all participants!