Kansas City, Mo. - May 30, 2013 - Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, is now accepting applications for its David (Bull) Baker Memorial Scholarship for Air Force Students.
The annual full scholarship will be awarded to an active duty, reservist, or National Guard member of the U.S. Air Force. The scholarship is valued up to $38,600 and covers the cost of tuition, textbooks, software and fees toward an undergraduate or graduate degree at Grantham University.
The award is made in honor of the late General David “Bull” Baker, U.S. Air Force. He was a highly decorated combat fighter pilot who served on the Grantham University Board of Governors from 2006 until his passing in 2009.
General Baker was the only Air Force POW repatriated from Cambodia at the end of the Vietnam War. He then remained on active duty, returned to combat, and flew 20 missions during Operation Desert Storm, after which he served in the Pentagon as Vice Director for Operational Plans and Joint Force Development, J-7, Joint Chiefs of Staff.
“General Baker’s lifelong dedication to his country and the pursuit of knowledge was an inspiration,” said Grantham University President Joseph McGrath. “He was a strong supporter of continuing education for service members, and we are extremely pleased to continue to honor his memory by offering this annual scholarship.”
Additional details, eligibility requirements, and the scholarship application are available at: http://goo.gl/bwc5N. Applications must be received by midnight Eastern Time on June 30th.
Grantham University also offers a number of military scholarships for active duty, reserve, guard, veterans and military family members, as well as scholarships for law enforcement personnel. To learn more about Grantham University and its online degree programs, visit www.grantham.edu or call 800-955-2527.
About Grantham University:
Established in 1951, Grantham University specializes in accredited online degree programs. Grantham’s online undergraduate and graduate degree programs include: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Allied Health, Information Technology, Medical Coding and Billing, Nursing, Human Resource Management and Business Intelligence. Accredited since 1961 by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University has a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education.