The Van Hipp Heroes Scholarship

1. A scholarship applicant must be a current or former National Guard member wounded in an operational or training mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqui Freedom or Operation New Dawn.

2. All scholarship grants are to help cover the cost of tuition, applicable room and board, fees, and books at a nationally or regionally accredited college, university, or community college.

3. All educational institutions to be attended by scholarship recipients must be geographically located within the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam.

4. All scholarship applicants or previous scholarship recipients must apply or re-apply each year no later than July 1.

5. Applicants may apply for a maximum of four annual grants of $1,000 per year for a total of $4,000.

6. Scholarship recipients must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or equivalent.