Military Spouse of the Year Video ContestLENEXA, Kan. – April 14, 2017 – Grantham University announces its 2017 Grantham University Military Spouse of the Year contest, open to its students and the public. The contest runs from April 10-May 1, 2017, and the winner will receive a dinner for 10 guests (up to a $500 value).

Grantham’s contest is in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day on May 12, and celebrates the valuable contributions and sacrifices of all military spouses. Active duty service members and veterans interested in recognizing their spouses are asked to submit a selfie-style video, no longer than one minute in length – to the Grantham Homefront Hero webpage, The video should capture the essence of why the nominated military spouse should be honored as Grantham University’s Military Spouse of the Year.

Five videos will be featured on Grantham University’s Facebook page ( from May 8-11. The winning entry will be announced May 12 – Military Spouse Appreciation Day - on the Grantham Facebook page.

For all the details and rules about the Grantham University Military Spouse of the Year competition, please visit

About Grantham University: Grantham University was founded in 1951 by Donald Grantham, a World War II veteran with a vision to make education achievable for military service members and veterans. Over the past 66 years, Grantham’s commitment to serving those who serve with affordable, accessible higher education has evolved into a culture of service that extends to all adult learners, as well as those in need. The university’s ability to help students achieve their dreams through education is enabled by its unique approach and devotion to comprehensive student support and its continuous advancement in line with changing technologies.

Continuously accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university. The 100 percent online university offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate certificates and degree programs, and serves a global student population of more than 17,000 annually.