Youth Scholarships

Youth Scholarship Fund

Application Instructions

 

Purpose:  The purpose of the Model A Ford Scholarship is to assist young Model A hobbyists with the financial burden of an education beyond high school.  The Fund will provide up to $4,000 total over a four-year period to qualified applicants.  Accredited trade schools, junior colleges and four-year colleges are acceptable.  The principal requirement for financial aid is a demonstrated continuing interest in the Model A Ford hobby,  plus a demonstrated ability to succeed in school.

 

For Award consideration – please forward this application, along with transcripts, college acceptance notification, and photographs to:

 

Heather Smith, President
Model A Ford Youth Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 229
Melvin Village, NH  03850
Email: modelafordscholarshipaward@modelaford.org

 

Submission deadline:  Postmarked no later than May 1st

 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The Applicant must be a member, or a child, grandchild, great-grandchild of a member in good standing of a either the Model A Restorers Club (MARC) or the Model A Ford Club of America (MAFCA).
  • The Applicant must have graduated high school.
  • The Applicant must be accepted into a postsecondary educational institution.
    (Members of the Scholarship Selection Committee and their family members are NOT eligible to apply for this scholarship.)

 

This award may be renewed up to three consecutive additional years by confirming academic enrollment, maintaining a 2.5 (out of 4) grade point average, and remaining active with a regional club of either MARC or MAFCA.  In order to continue to receive this award, notification of meeting this criterion MUST be received by Heather Smith prior to August 15th.

 

2022 Application Form

 

Qs & As
Let me answer some questions you may have:
Are there any fees involved?
Absolutely not, the scholarship is free

Do the scholarship award winners pay income tax on the award money?
They do not pay income tax on the award money if the money goes directly to an accredited college or trade school

How much is the award?
The scholarship winners will get a maximum total of $4,000, payable in up to four $1,000 installments depending on the length of time of their undergraduate studies and if they maintain at least a 2.5 GPA

When and where will the Scholarship Awards be made?
The awards will be presented on even years at MAFCA and odd years at MARC National conventions. Winners who are not present will receive their award checks in the mail.

How much of the donations go to the Scholarship Winners?
100% of all of the donations go into the Scholarship Fund, and from there directly to the award winners.

What part does the sponsor, the Victoria Association play?
The Victoria Association pays all costs of maintaining the Scholarship Fund.  No donated money goes to the Victoria Association.

How is the Scholarship Funded?
The Scholarship raises money by soliciting donations from the various MARC Regions and MAFCA Chapters, by personal donations, corporate donations and fund raising efforts of the many MAFCA and MARC Regions and individual members MARC and MAFCA make generous donations to the fund

Who administers the fund?
The fund Board of Directors administers the fund operations and selects the winners

We sincerely hope that the MARC regions become familiar with the Model A Ford Youth Scholarship Fund program and get their youth members interested The fund is there to help the youth To carry on this program it is necessary for the MARC Regions and MAFCA Chapters to help support the fund and to keep this great youth Scholarship program going and growing.

 

MODEL A FORD YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The MODEL A FORD YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC. is a 501(c)(3) Educational Charitable Organization.

 

MARC Youth Coordinator – Emily Ellway    Email: Youthcoordinator@model-a-ford.org

 

Model A Ford Scholarship Award
Heather Smith, President
Email: modelafordscholarshipaward@modelaford.org

 

MODEL A FORD YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC

A Scholarship Program available to all MARC and MAFCA children and grandchildren. MAFCA/MARC member in pursuing their undergraduate education, whether it be at a state university, college or technical school. The scholarships awarded are for up to four years. The funds come from financial contributions and various fundraising efforts from MAFCA/MARC members and chapters.

We sincerely hope that the MARC regions become familiar with the Model A Ford Youth Scholarship Fund program and get their youth members interested The fund is there to help the youth To carry on this program it is necessary for the MARC Regions and MAFCA Chapters to help support the fund and to keep this great youth Scholarship program going and growing.
Heather Smith, President