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Military Scholarship: The Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship

This memorial nursing scholarship fund was established in 1989 at the VFW State Convention in honor of their Sr. Department Commander (1987-88), who passed away while still in office.

General Information

NFP will begin accepting applications on January 1st every year. All scholarship application forms, essays, and letters of reference will be maintained in a private and confidential manner.

If you need to mail or email any transcripts or reference letters please send to:

Paula Lasecki 
plasecki@thenfp.org
ATTN: NFP Scholarships,
3605 Vartan Way,
Suite 204,
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Questions may be directed at any time to Paula Lasecki at 717-827-4369 or email plasecki@thenfp.org.

Criteria

    1. The recipient must be at least one of the following*:
      • Active duty service member
      • U.S. veteran
      • The child or spouse of a veteran or active duty service member
    2. The recipient must be a resident of Pennsylvania.
    3. The recipient must be an undergraduate student.
    4. The recipient is required to attend the local VFW district meeting to accept the scholarship award.  The VFW, if requested, will pay travel. Arrangements will be made through the office of the VFW.

* Responsibility to document the veteran/active duty status of the candidate will rest with the student and is required if the student is selected as a scholarship recipient.

Selection of scholarship recipients is made by a lottery drawing. Recipients will be contacted by e-mail and/or phone. Recipient names will also be posted at www.theNFP.org and www.psna.org. Scholarships will be presented at a local VFW district meeting. Presentations will be scheduled directly with the scholarship recipient through the local VFW.

How to Apply

  1. For individual applicants: Students submit completed information in the form below.
  2. * Responsibility to document the veteran/active duty status of the candidate will rest with the student and is required if the student is selected as a scholarship recipient.
  3. Submit a high-resolution (minimum 300 dpi – JPEG format) professional headshot for publicity use by PSNA/NFP
    (NOTE: selfies or phone camera photos are not acceptable)

Submit via the website by March 30th every year.

Apply For Scholarship

All scholarship application forms, essays, and letters of reference will be maintained in a private and confidential manner.

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