Constitution & Bylaws

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ARTICLE VII: MEMORIAL CEREMONY, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

SECTION III: SCHOLARSHIPS

IN GENERAL: There are two categories of scholarships available from the Scholarship Trust: the E.R. Smith Memorial Scholarship and the Annual Educational Scholarships.

The E.R. Smith Memorial Scholarship is named in honor of Platoon Sergeant Elmenlindo R. Smith, posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for action in Vietnam, 16 February 1967.

The Annual Educational Scholarships are awarded each year through a drawing held during the annual National Reunion’s Memorial Banquet or at a time and place designated by the scholarship committee.

ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS:

1. a)  A regular member of this Association in good standing may personally apply for, or may submit an application for, a scholarship for his or her child, children or step-children, legally adopted child or children and/or grandchild, grandchildren or step-grandchildren.

b.)  A regular member of this Association in good standing, while a Soldier on active duty, may submit an application for his or her spouse.

E.R. SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS:

1. E.R. Smith Memorial Scholarships shall be awarded to the child, children, step-child, step-children or legally adopted child or children of those soldiers of the Fourth Infantry Division who died while serving with the Fourth Infantry Division in Iraq, Afghanistan and/or the War against Terror.