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Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
 

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for family members of service members and Veterans to achieve their educational dreams. The scholarship program, launched in 2012, is funded by contributions from Veterans United Home Loans and its employees.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for this scholarship award, applicants must be:

- A surviving spouse or a surviving child of a deceased service member or a deceased Veteran of the U.S. Military

- Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university by the spring semester of 2018

- Pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s, graduate, post-graduate or doctoral degree

- Comfortable with sharing personal stories and aspirations with Veterans United Foundation

- Able to provide the following within three business days of application submission:

            *Deceased parent or spouse's military documents (DD214 and death certificate /or DD1300)

            *Full FAFSA submission

            *Proof of enrollment from your accredited college or university

            *Government issued photo ID

- Able to provide Veterans United Foundation with receipts or invoices related to eligible educational costs as they are incurred in order to receive payment. Eligible costs include tuition, books, fees, school materials and some aspects of room and board as determined by Veterans United Foundation. 

CRITERIA

Awards will be granted based on the following criteria:

- A typed essay

Share your story of how losing your spouse or parent has affected you. Explain who you are, where your life has taken you, and what you hope to pursue through your college education and beyond.

- Financial need 

 Determined by the Veterans United Foundation awards team and based on full FAFSA submission

- Additional information

Your community, church, athletic and school involvment or achievements, plus anything else you would like to have considered (may include photos, drawings, poems, writings, etc.).

TIMELINE

·        Fall 2017 Application Period: Starts September 25, 2017 at 8:00 am CST

         Fall 2017 Application Period: Ends October 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm CST (Veterans United Foundation will accept a limited number of application submissions. The application period can end sooner if the number has been met.)

·       Winners notified directly via email or phone: By December 1, 2017.

THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR
FALL, 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS IS NOW CLOSED.

WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED
DIRECTLY VIA EMAIL OR PHONE
BY DECEMBER 1, 2017

 

 

 

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