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.
1. Applicant must be a 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 word and maximum of 1,000 word essay titled, “How will a Master’s Degree from Grantham University help me to help the National Guard?”
4. Spousal applicant must write a minimum 500 word and maximum 1,000 word essay titled, “Describe 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 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.
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 obtain a degree. It does not guarantee degree completion. The recipient must comply with all University policies, including 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 March 2 and ends July 3. Grantham will notify the scholarship recipient by August 10, 2015. A press release and announcement will be posted on Grantham’s and NGAUS’ website. The scholarship recipient will be announced and/or awarded during the National conference September 10 – 13, 2015. For all other scholarship information and updates please visit: www.grantham.edu or http://ngaus.org/.