NGAUS Scholarship

The National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) is partnering with Grantham University to award two full graduate scholarships. One scholarship is for an active NGAUS member. The second scholarship is for a spouse of an active member. Scholarship value depends on degree selected and credits transferred.

Eligibility Requirements

1. Applicant must be a Commissioned or Warrant Officer NGAUS member in good standing ranked 05 or below in the Army or Air National Guard in order to be awarded the Active Member Scholarship.

2. Applicant must be a spouse of a NGAUS member in good standing ranked 05 or below in the Army or Air National Guard in order to be awarded the Spouse’s Scholarship.

3. Active member applicant must write a minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 1,000 words in an essay titled, "How a Master's Degree from Grantham University will help me help the National Guard".

4. Spousal applicant must write a minimum of 500 words and a maximum of 1,000 words in an essay titled, "How the National Guard has impacted my family."

5. Recipients must have completed and received their bachelor's degree prior to the scholarship award date.

6. Applicants must not be currently enrolled in, nor in the process of enrolling with, Grantham at any time prior to the scholarship award date.

7. Applicants must meet Grantham University's Graduate admissions requirements.

8. Applicants must meet any special program admissions requirements.

9. Scholarship recipients must begin studies at Grantham University within six months of being awarded the scholarship.

10. The Scholarship is only valid in the name of the original recipient. It cannot be transferred.

As a condition of accepting the scholarship, each applicant will be asked to grant permission to Grantham University to release information contained in the scholarship application to the news media in the event that he or she is awarded this scholarship. Additionally, the scholarship recipients must provide a biography and photo for use by Grantham University.

Continuing Eligibility Requirements

1. The scholarship recipient must maintain good academic standing.

2. The scholarship recipient must remain continuously enrolled as defined in the University Catalog.

Please note that the scholarship donated to NGAUS provides an opportunity for the recipient to earn a degree. It does not guarantee degree completion. The recipient must comply with all University policies, including (but not limited to) the Admissions requirements and Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Grantham will notify the scholarship recipients by August 28. A press release and announcement will be posted on Grantham’s and NGAUS’ websites. Learn more at https://ngaus.org/.

Applicants will be notified of the Scholarship Committee’s decision via email approximately 30 days after the scholarship application deadline. Following receipt of the Scholarship Committee’s decision, the chosen recipients must respond to the Committee within 30 days indicating his or her intent to accept the scholarships. Should the chosen recipients fail to timely respond to the Committee, the scholarships will be awarded to the next highest qualifying applicants.

For complete Grantham scholarship information and related updates please visit: https://www.grantham.edu/online-college-tuition/?tab-grants-scholarships.

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