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. Each scholarship is valued up to $14,200, and covers tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees. 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.

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 University will make three attempts to award the scholarship. If the first, second and third place candidates decline the scholarship, Grantham will not award the scholarship for that current year.

The Scholarship Application Process begins June 1 and ends Aug 4. Grantham will notify the scholarship recipient by August 31. A press release and announcement will be posted on Grantham’s and NGAUS’ websites. The scholarship recipient will be announced and/or awarded during NGAUS’ 139th General Conference & Exhibition in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 7-10, 2017. Learn more at http://ngaus.org/.

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