Guidelines for Scholarship Candidates


Airman First Class Nathaniel H. McDavitt Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc., the Scholarship Awards Program.  Under the Program, scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated exemplary qualities of Character, Drive and Service.       


Available Scholarships:

The Directors will determine the number and amount of scholarships to be awarded on a yearly basis by evaluating existing funds and qualified candidates. 


Program Guidelines & Priorities: 

·         Seeking graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities.   We are looking for and will award scholarships to citizens who achieve and demonstrate character, drive, and service.

·         Applicants must be graduating high school senior planning to attend a 2 or 4-year college or technical school.

·         Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the college and not to the student. It will be the student’s responsibility to provide school information to the Directors for distribution of the funds to their college or technical school.

·         Application deadline is annually on January 15, by 4:00 p.m.  Late applications are not accepted.



Mail one copy of a completed application package to:          A1C Nathaniel H. McDavitt Scholarship Fund, Inc.

Attn: Scholarship Committee

 P.O. Box 594

                                                                                                            Millersville, MD 21108-9998



The applications will be reviewed and recipients will be selected by a committee consisting of directors of the scholarship fund.  The scholarships will be awarded annually in March.  For further information about the organization, refer to 


Please submit any questions to:



Please type your answers.




Last Name:


First Name:




Mailing Address


City:                                                         State:                             Zip:





Primary Telephone Number:  (          )

Email Address:





Date of Birth:    (MMDDYY)                       Gender:







 Are you the first person in your family to go to college:    YES ___    NO ____  




Name and location of High School attending: 




List your non-school sponsored volunteer activities in the community:





·         If you have decided on what college you will attend, please list school name:


·         If not, list your top 3 college choices:  






Is your parent or legal guardian related to Directors and officers of the AIC Nathaniel H. McDavitt Memorial Scholarship Fund, Inc.?      Yes________   No_________


If your answer is ‘yes’ please answer item 10.  If your answer is ‘no’ go to item 11.





Director’s Name: 






Name & address of parent(s) or legal guardian(s):  

(Include address if different than your own listed in Question 2.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Name(s) :


City:                                                                       State:                                           Zip:


Home phone of parents or legal guardians:                                                 Work phone:






References (please provide 3 contacts that will be contacted for validation of character):

                Name                                           Phone Number                         e-mail









On a separate sheet, please write an essay (250 – 500 words) answering the questions below:


Describe how you have demonstrated either/or character, drive and service, how volunteering and community service has shaped who you are today and what community service has taught you.  Also, discuss in your essay about any challenges or obstacles you have dealt with and overcome in life and how this will help you succeed in college and beyond.







I hereby affirm that all the above stated information provided by me is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.  I also consent that if chosen as a scholarship recipient my picture may be taken and used to promote the scholarship program. (Recipients may waive photo due to unusual or compelling circumstances.)  Recipients will be listed on the scholarship funds website: and other social media.


I hereby understand that if chosen as a scholarship recipient, according to the scholarship policy, I must be present at any potential awards ceremony, or reception to receive my scholarship award. 


I hereby understand that if chosen as a scholarship recipient, according to scholarship policy, it is my responsibility to remit to the scholarship fund the appropriate information for my scholarship award to be paid directly to my educational institution.


I hereby understand I will not submit this application without all required attachments and supporting information. Incomplete applications or applications that do not meet eligibility criteria will not be considered for the Airman First Class Nathaniel. H. McDavitt Memorial Scholarship Fund. 





Signature of scholarship applicant: ___________________________________    Date:  _______________






The deadline for this application to be received by the Scholarship Fund is:


January 15th by 4:00 p.m.      NO EXCEPTIONS!