Application DEADLINE for ALL Scholarship* (EXCEPT the Milt Techner**) is JANUARY 1. Application must be submitted by 11:59:59 (ET) on December 30.

DEADLINE for the MILT TECHNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP * is APRIL 1. Application must be submitted by 11:59:59 (ET) on March 31.

MARS will screen all applications for eligibility requirements

Only ONE scholarship may be awarded per applicant per year, regardless of the number of applications filled out by any one individual.

MARS reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate any scholarship without prior notice. Such action would not affect the scholarship(s) in process.

For scholarship assistance, you MUST complete the online application for the Scholarship you seek. Certain scholarships have selection criteria, and not all scholarships may be awarded if there are not enough or no qualifying applicants. Please click on each scholarship name to review the information required for that particular scholarship, to fill out the online application, and submit.
Individuals can apply for more than one scholarship (if they qualify), but an individual may only receive one scholarship.

MARS Scholarships (in part or in full), awarded or won (either through MARS or other Affiliate), and/or discounts garnered through MARS (early registration, sales or specials), may not be combined. You may however, combine other affiliate scholarships (State or local organizations, etc), with any MARS scholarships. The Affiliate Scholarship will be applied first, then any MARS scholarship applied, with a total maximum amount not to exceed the current school tuition for double occupancy. MARS Scholarships cannot be used to pay for single room upgrades, add'l persons, meals or other programming or functions.
If by chance, you have won or received multiple MARS scholarships (either in part or in full) to the upcoming session of the school, you can apply the highest value of any one scholarship toward full tuition for the upcoming year. NOTE - This does NOT apply to Alumni Rewards . We encourage anyone attending, who has attended in the past, to recruit, and bring, up to 15 first time students with them to the upcoming session. The recruiter will STILL receive $100 CASH for each one. See more about the ALUMNI REWARD PROGRAM .

* Recipients will be notified by JANUARY 31.
** If the Scholarship is awarded, recipient will be announced at the Thursday Night Awards Banquet during the upcoming schoolweek.

Read the GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP RULES before applying

NOTE- Both the Robert F. Young, Jr. and the Milt Techner Memorial Scholarships must have at least 4 qualifying applications submitted for a candidate to be chosen..

The Robert F. Young Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The most comprehensive scholarship offered through the school, this is FULLY PAID tuition to the upcoming MARS schoolweek, PLUS a PRIVATE ROOM upgrade.

The Milt Techner Memorial Scholarship
This is a FULLY PAID tuition scholarship for the following year of MARS, not the upcoming session. It includes the class of your choice, double occupancy room, and all scheduled meals.
NOTE - in order to qualify, you must attend the school the year the award is presented.

MARS/PPA co-funded $500 Scholarships
Up to TWO individual $500 Scholarships may be offered to the upcoming MARS schoolweek.

MARS $350 Scholarships
As many as twenty scholarships of $350 may be awarded each year via a lottery and/or a selection process. Scholarships are not automatically renewable. Students may apply or be chosen at random each year.

MARS $250 Solidarity Scholarships
One scholarship is given by MARS to a member of each of the Mid-Atlantic States' PPA Affiliates, and Washington, DC. Please talk to your state association leader for your advocacy in possibly receiving this award, and have them fill out the application.

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