COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 17

March 5, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

James Monroe Scholarship for Juniors and Seniors

 

The James Monroe Memorial Foundation is accepting applications for their second annual Monroe Scholarship Award. Three awards, totaling $2,250, will go to juniors or seniors from public, private or home-school high school programs.

 

The applicant must submit a paper that responds to the 2002 topic: James Monroe and Homeland Defense. The deadline for submission is April 1, 2002. The rules for the competition are available at http://www.jamesmonroe.org/monroeflyer.PDF.

The James Monroe Foundation can be contacted via e-mail at Scholarship@MonroeFoundation.org.

 

For further information, please contact Colleen C. Bryant (mailto:cbryant@mail.vak12ed.edu), secondary history and social science specialist, at (804) 786-4640.

 

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