January 17, 2020

LA FRA National President’s Scholarship Awarded by Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)

The LA FRA National President’s Scholarship is an award sponsored by Fleet Reserve Association (FRA).

Information About the Scholarship:

Application Deadline: 15-April
Scholarship Requirements: Candidate must be the child or grandchild of Naval, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard personnel, active Fleet Reserve, Fleet Marine Corps Reserve, or Coast Guard Reserve, who is retired with pay or deceased. Selection is based upon financial need, scholarship proficiency, and character. Other factors being equal, preference will be given to an applicant who is a dependent of a member of the FRA and/or LA FRA.

Awarded by:

Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
125 North West Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2754

Contact Details:

LA FRA Scholarship Administrator

You need to know your audience. For instance, if you are applying to LA FRA National President’s Scholarshipname that is very “philanthropist friendly”, then be sure to describe all the times you volunteered, went on missions trips, etc. Also, if you are applying to a military institution, then be sure to talk about your leadership abilities and even your family’s heritage with the military. Not all applications are the same, and some need specific tailoring. Also, make sure that you are not saying in two words what you could say in one word. The easier your application is to read through, then your audience will not grow board reading it. You want to make it very simple and easy to read, offering you a chance to get them to like you.

For instance, you don’t have strong references. Or, you might not have the best of work histories. Sometimes, these things are considered, but you need to outweigh them. The reviewers are also people, and if you sway them in one direction with a strong part of your application, you might just make them forget about your tarnished side. So, if you you don’t have solid references for Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), then write an essay that is stellar. Essays are one of the best ways to look like a solid applicant for the simple fact that you can take just about as long as you want on them, and they are a window into the essence of you. If you boast a strong essay, but other parts of your application are lacking, you might just be able to squeak by the gatekeeper.

Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)

Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)