Academic Scholarship Program
The Silver Caduceus Assn. awards academic scholarships to eligible applicants based on proven academic ability, exhibited leadership skills, community service, demonstrated personal financial need and special considerations for those non-member applications related to former Army Medical Service Corps Officers, KIA or disabled in combat, and retired from active duty due to those disabling conditions.
The number of scholarships awarded will depend on the amount of money available, normally in the amount of $1,000.00 each.
1. Applicants must be recommended by an SCA member who is in good standing and has committed himself for at least two (2) years to the SCA.
2. A member may nominate one applicant no more than every two years.
3. Applicants may receive a maximum of two awards.
4. Applicants must be related (spouse, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, siblings, children and grandchildren of siblings) to the member of the MSC Silver Caduceus Assn., that nominates them. (Exceptions will be considered for those related members of former Army MSC officers who were killed in action or disabled in combat and retired from active duty for those disabling conditions.)
5. Applicants are not limited to high school seniors. They may be attending college at the time of application; an adult wanting to attend college for the first time or to continue their education after a break in attendance.
Scholarship Applications: Scholarship applications will be accepted January 1, 2018 through June 1, 2018. Download an Application. The number of scholarships that will be awarded will depend on the amount of money available and approval of the Board.
Questions regarding the application process may be directed to any member of the Scholarship Committee:
The Scholarship Program is funded entirely by donations from SCA members. The SCA Scholarship Program has been successful due to the generous donations of the SCA membership and the dedicated efforts of the SCA Scholarship Committee of George Hammond, Chairman and Jim Hayes. Your tax deductible donations to the fund make it possible to award scholarships to deserving individuals. Please send your donations to: Silver Caduceus Assn. Attn: Treasurer P.O. Box 39514 San Antonio, TX 78218 Scholarship awards are distributed directly to the awardees to be used for tuition, books, fees, etc.