SAN ANTONIO --
Operation Homefront is pleased to announce its 2009 Military
Spouse Scholarship program. Open to legal spouses of active duty U.S.
military personnel, the initiative will award 37 scholarships for a total of
$100,000 in financial assistance.
Set to be awarded on August 15, 2009, the grants will be made based on the
applicants 'written essays, their commitment to volunteerism and their grade
point average. Applicants must be accepted to an educational institution and
use the funds within 24 months, with funds being paid directly to the
school. The initiative is made possible through the generosity of Bank of
Applications for the scholarships are available via
All applications must be postmarked by July 15, 2009. Applicants with
questions about the program should contact the Operation Homefront national
office by phone at 210-659-7756.
About Operation Homefront
Operation Homefront provides emergency and morale assistance for our troops,
the families they leave behind and for wounded warriors when they return
home. A nonprofit 501(c)(3), Operation Homefront leads more than 4,500
volunteers in 30 chapters nationwide, and has provided critical assistance
to more than 45,000 military families in need. Operation Homefront also
hosts the Web community Operation Homefront Online. For more information,
please visit www.operationhomefront.net