Military Family Scholarship Helping Military Families Earn Degrees

Please note that for terms starting on or after March 13, 2019 the Grantham University Heroes Program will replace the following programs for all students:

  • Military Scholarship for Service Members
  • Military Scholarship for Family Members
  • Veterans Scholarship
  • First Responders and Civil Servants Scholarship
  • Textbook and Software Grant

To show our appreciation and to honor those who serve our countries and our communities, Grantham University offers the Heroes program to ensure the costs of education remain affordable for these individuals.

Students who qualify will receive the following benefits:

  • Tuition Rate of $250 per credit hour (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Resource Fee waiver for each course

Eligibility will be determined by the Financial Aid Office at the time of admission to the university and will continue as long as the student remains enrolled.

Eligibility requirements:
  • Applicants must meet Grantham University's minimum admissions requirements.
  • Applicants must meet any special program admissions requirements.
  • Applicants must be at least one of the following:
    • A U.S. active-duty service member, reservist, National Guard member or other military service member;
    • A U.S. honorable, general under honorable or medically discharged veteran;
    • A dependent or spouse of a U.S. active-duty service member reservist, National Guard member or veteran (honorably, generally or medically discharged); or
    • A U.S. emergency first responder, including federal, state and local law enforcement personnel, fire fighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics;
    • A U.S. civil servant at the federal, state, county, and/or local level.

Military personnel make sacrifices to serve their country. So do their families.

Grantham University has made it a priority to offer accessible, affordable, professionally-relevant degree programs with sensitivity and attention to the diverse backgrounds and lifestyles of dependents and spouses of active duty, National Guardsmen, reservists and veterans who have been honorably or medically discharged.

Financial Aid for Military Spouses and Family

We have partnered with the Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) Program to provide military spouse scholarships and decreased tuition as part of our Military Family Scholarship Program. This opportunity offers qualified students a decreased tuition rate of $250.00 per credit hour and a grant that covers the additional costs of textbooks and software required for classes.

Apply for Your Scholarship

At Grantham University, we will work with you to get the degree you need at a price that’s right for you. If you meet the requirements for the military spouse or family scholarship, complete an online application to take the first step toward earning the degree you need.

To receive this military family scholarship, applicants must provide proof of dependent status.

Want to learn more about our Military Family Scholarship Program, call us at (888) 955-2527 or email us at