"Many vets have financial needs that your typical college student doesn't have. A lot of times, the financial burden is just too great so they end up dropping out. This scholarship, we hope, will fill that gap." - Avis Richards

About the Scholarship

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The Avis and Bruce Richards Endowed Veterans Scholarship was established by Avis '80 and Bruce Richards to support multiple need-based undergraduate scholarships each year for student veterans.

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Help Avis and Bruce Richards ensure that undergraduate Veteran students have the financial and community support they need to advance at the University of Maryland.

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