Robert Finch Memorial Scholarship Application
Robert Finch, son of Earle and Olyve Finch, served as the first President of the Washington, DC based Virgin Islands Association. Under his leadership, the fledgling organization developed a robust membership with a mission of supporting the people of the Virgin Islands. Robert Finch believed in the power of education and held a Bachelor of Science degree from Morgan State University and a Master’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, both in Social Work. Robert served his military tour of duty in Frankfurt, Germany and worked first in the Virgin Islands for the Department of Health, Division of Mental Health and then as Director of the Drug and Alcohol Division for the Veteran’s Administration, in Washington, DC. We are honored that his family supports the use of his name and inspiration for this scholarship.
Information requested in this application form and the related documents will be used solely for the purpose of assessing your application for a Virgin Islands Association, DC Robert Finch Memorial Scholarship. Personal information contained in this application will only be made available to members of the Scholarship Selection Committee and the members of the Virgin Islands Association, DC Board of Directors.