The Foreign Area Officer Association Scholarship for Excellence in International Affairs, sponsored by the FAOA through the MOAA Scholarship Fund, is given to a scholarship applicant with the requisite academic and extracurricular achievements that has a declared/established major in International Relations, International Affairs, Regional Studies, or Languages, with preference given to ROTC students or current or previous enlisted members.
Through the MOAA Scholarship Fund, the FAOA Scholarship for Excellence in International Affairs provides interest free loans and grants to students (under age 24) who are children of former, currently serving, or retired commissioned or warrant officers (Regular, Reserve or Guard) and to children of currently serving or retired enlisted military personnel (Regular, Reserve or Guard), for up to 5 years of undergraduate education at an accredited two or four year college or university of their choice. The FAOA Scholarship provides an annual $5500 combination interest free loan/grant. Recipients are required to maintain a 3.4 GPA and must send a letter of appreciation to the scholarship donor. Membership in MOAA (for officers) or, MOAA’s subsidiary for non MOAA members, Voices for America’s Troops (for enlisted personnel), is required if your child is selected to receive Educational Assistance.
If you would like to make a donation please go the FUND page. If you would like to apply please go to the APPLY page.
More information on the FAOA Scholarship and other MOAA Scholarships can be obtained at MOAA.