Application submission process for the 2023-2024 School Year is currently OPEN – Application Deadline was 1159CST 06/30/2023

Please apply this Winter for the 2023-2024 School Year

(2) $5000 scholarships will be awarded to the education accounts of two (2) candidates that most meet the requirements of the St. John’s Military School Scholarship in Memory of Tom Orton. 

  • Applicants must be a male student from a single parent household.
  • Applicant must be pursuing a private secondary level education (i.e. 6-12 grade), with preference to students desiring to attend a military academy.
  • Applicant must meet the requirements of requiring financial aid.
  • Applicant must embody the characteristics of: Honesty, Loyalty, Dignity & Pride as outlined below:
    • a. Honesty: moral correctness, integrity, high principles
    • b. Loyalty: faithfulness, adherence and obedience to established guidelines/rules
    • c. Dignity: self-respect, a composed manner, worthy of respect
    • d. Pride: satisfaction in one’s actions, confidence, self-esteem 
  • Applicant must either visit the St. John’s Military School Historical Museum, or read an abbreviated history on St. John’s Military School (available by clicking here) and attach a 500-1000 word essay on what they learned. Document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or .odf format

Additional information needed for your application:
* Name, Address, and contact person information for current and planned school for    next year
* 3 personal references not related to you to speak to your character traits

* A List of your extracurricular activities

* A short statement on why you should be awarded one of these scholarships     
* Essay on the history of St. John’s Military School

 If you have additional questions regarding the scholarship or a previous application, please email us at .