AMVETS Scholarship at University of Phoenix

Overview: 
The University of Phoenix in a partnership with AMVETS offers a scholarship to fulfill the education dream of those who are currently serving, or who have honorably served, in the U.S. Armed Forces from World War II to the present.  Recipients may choose to take courses at a University of Phoenix campus or University of Phoenix online.
Offered by: 
University of Phoenix
Purpose: 
To support serving and retired armed forces personnel.
Scholarship Requirements: 
  1. Applicants must be a legal resident of the United States.
  2. Applicants must be a current member of the active military (including National Guard and Reserves), an honorably discharged veteran, a spouse of a current military service member or honorably discharged veteran or a a child (under age 21 or full-time student under age 23) of a current military service member or honorably discharged veteran.
  3. Applicants must not receive a total of 100% tuition reimbursement from any other source.
  4. Applicants must not be an employee or family member of an employee of AMVETS, Apollo Group, Inc., University of Phoenix, Western International University, Institute for Professional Development or any other subsidiary of Apollo Group, Inc.
  5. Applicants must submit a complete, signed application, together with all supporting documentation by the deadline date
  6. Applicants must submit a completed scholarship essay.
Application Process: 
  1. This scholarship process is managed by a staff member at AMVETS.
  2. The recipient of this scholarship will be selected by the Scholarship Selection Committee consisting of representatives from University of Phoenix and/or AMVETS.
  3. The scholarship award will be based on the Committee’s scores of the overall quality of the application and the scholarship essay.
Scholarship Amount: 
$7,000
Contact Info: 
Students should contact the University of Phoenix Financial aid office to apply for this scholarhsip.
Scholarship Due Date: 
Nov 11th
Scholarship Link: 
http://www.phoenix.edu/tuition_and_financial_options/scholarships/amvets-scholarship.html