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$5,000 scholarships for Florida JROTC Seniors - applications close 15 April

04/10/2021 2:10 PM | Barron Mills

One of our great nonprofit members, OASIS of Central Florida, has a scholarship opportunity closing in the next week.

The OASIS Matthew J Hearon Scholarship will provide $5,000 to both a male and female recipient this year. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

- Must reside in Florida

- Must be active in a high school JROTC program

- Must be a JROTC senior

- Must have plans to enter the military or enroll in a college ROTC program

Applications close on 15 April 2021. Apply and get additional information on their website For further questions or information, please contact the Director of Scholarships, Patty Carlson, at or 607-684-5483.

Good luck, and thank you for helping OASIS honor the legacy of Colonel Matthew J Hearon. COL Hearon served as the Commander of the 164th ADA Brigade for the Florida National Guard. He distinguished himself with over 35 years of selflessness to his community, state and nation. COL Hearon’s extraordinary service and commitment to the Army Values reflected great credit to all his accomplishments. His legacy is a source of great pride and has left an indelible mark on the Florida National Guard and his service to our country.


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