Application Process



The streamlined application process requires submittal of the following:

  • Copy of DD214/separation papers (if formally discharged from military), or an LES (if still on active duty)
  • The email addresses of three (3) individuals who can serve as references for you
  • Transcripts representing the highest level of education (Note: Official transcripts are only required for graduate school scholarship applications.)
  • Supporting financial documentation demonstrating financial need for scholarship (i.e. tax returns, W-2 form, or statement of earnings from employers)
  • Note: If on active duty, salary will not be considered as a criteria. However, pensions will be considered.

After your application has been received, you will be contacted to schedule a phone interview. You will have a decision within 48 hours following the interview.


Second Scholarship Policy

Completed your first program? For details on applying for a second scholarship, please contact Rick Nail, Program Manager of the Center for Veterans Affairs, at   


Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships are available to:

  • Active duty military

  • Veterans who have received an honorable discharge

  • A spouse of a qualified candidate or surviving spouse

Scholarships are awarded based on military status, financial need, accomplishments, academic potential, quality of recommendations, and other extenuating circumstances.



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