Civil Air Patrol

Captain Thomas Hudner Scholarship applications now being accepted

The Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation has announced that, for the fourth consecutive year, it is awarding a scholarship in honor of Captain Thomas J. Hudner, USN (ret).  Capt Hudner was the first Medal of Honor recipient from the Korean War.

The award provides a $500.00 financial scholarship along with a Scholarship of Honor Medal .  The scholarship will be awarded at Wing Conference. Only Wisconsin Wing CAP cadets are eligible.

To apply a cadet must be:

  • A graduating senior in high school
  • An active Wisconsin Wing Civil Air Patrol cadet having demonstrated leadership within the wing
  • Entering the U.S. Armed Forces OR a form of community service or public safety (e.g. law enforcement, criminal justice, EMT, fire safety, teaching, ministry, social work, nursing, or any medical field) after high school graduation.

To apply, complete the scholarship application and send to the committee.  The deadline for this year’s scholarship is 15 March 2017.

Send completed applications to:

Hudner Scholarship Committee
c/o Lt Col Stephen Kohler, CAP
4195 N Honeywood Court
Appleton, WI 54913

For more information about the Brian LaViolette Foundation, please visit their website at http://briansjourney.com . If you have any questions, please contact Lt Col Robert Kohler at skohler@new.rr.com .

2017 Hudner Application (1.8 MiB)

Hudner Scholarship 2017 Cover Memo (80.5 KiB)

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