Missouri Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Association Scholarship

Application Deadline – October 13, 2014

Application Closed


The Missouri Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Association is partnering with Grantham University to offer a full scholarship to the University. The scholarship is valued up to $38,600, and covers tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees for the recipient to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree at Grantham University. Scholarship value depends on degree selected and credits transferred.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Recipient must be a member of the Missouri National Guard or Reserve or a spouse of the Missouri National Guard or Reserve member.
  2. Submit an essay titled “What this Scholarship means to Me.”  (Essay should not be longer than 500 words.)
  3. Meet Grantham University’s minimum admissions requirements as well as any special program admissions requirements.
  4. Applicants must submit a completed scholarship application and all required materials by the published application deadline.
  5. Scholarship recipient must begin studies at Grantham University within 6 months following award of the scholarship.
  6. The Scholarship is only valid in the name of the original recipient. It cannot be transferred.

Continuing eligibility requirements are as follows:

  1. Scholarship recipient must maintain good academic standing**
  2. Scholarship recipient must remain continuously enrolled**
  3. Authorization for a degree change must receive prior approval from the Grantham University Scholarship Committee.

** As defined in the Grantham University Catalog

Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight Eastern Time on October 13, 2014. The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Missouri ESGR Association scholarship committee. Selection criteria include academic ability, financial need and essay submission.

NOTE: The scholarship recipient must maintain good academic standing and remain continuously enrolled, as defined in the Grantham University Catalog, to maintain scholarship eligibility. The scholarship will only cover the costs of the courses, textbooks, software and fees required for the recipient’s chosen degree program. Courses outside of the degree program may be taken, but at the expense of the scholarship recipient.

There will be no consideration given whatsoever because of friendship, rank or grade of applicant, applicant’s parents or applicant’s spouse. Neither shall the applicant’s geographical place of residence be considered. Awards will be made on the basis of scholarship, character, leadership and need.

Application Closed