Monday, January 10, 2011

Military Spouse Scholarships

For Immediate Distribution
Contact:
Bailey Bernius
PR@militaryfamily.org
www.militaryfamily.org 
703.931.6632

Applications Now Accepted for Military Spouse ScholarshipsApply before January 31 deadline
ALEXANDRIA, VA January 5, 2011 — The deadline is quickly approaching for spouses to apply for the National Military Family Association’s Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Program. Scholarships of up to $1,000 are awarded to military spouses to obtain professional certification or training, complete a two- or four-year degree, or attend graduate school.
Scholarships are awarded in three categories: all military spouses, spouses of wounded service members, and spouses of fallen service members. Applications will only be accepted online and must be submitted by midnight EST January 31, 2011. Spouses of uniformed service members (active duty, National Guard and Reserve, retirees, and survivors) from any branch or rank are eligible to apply. The scholarship funds may be used to assist with tuition, fees, and school room and board. Apply now!
This scholarship program is made possible by partnerships with BAE Systems, Fisher House Foundation, Folds of Honor Foundation, and General Dynamics. For more information on military spouse education and careers, visit the Spouse Education section of our website.

About the National Military Family AssociationMilitary families serve our country with pride, honor, and quiet dedication. The National Military Family Association is the leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening and protecting the families of the men and women currently serving, retired, wounded or fallen. We provide families of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Commissioned Corps of the USPHS and NOAA with information, work to get them the benefits they deserve, and offer programs that improve their lives. Our 40 years of service and accomplishments have made us a trusted resource for military families and the Nation's leaders. To learn more, visit www.militaryfamily.org.

1 comment:

thearmychapswife said...

This is a great program! I entered last year and actually got a scholarship. I was in a very non-traditional doula training program and they allowed me to use the scholarship for that!