Grantham University and EANGUS Offer CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship for Member of the National Guard Community
Kansas City, MO (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011
Grantham University, a 60 year old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, has joined together with the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) to provide a fully funded scholarship to a deserving member of the National Guard Enlisted community. The CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship, valued at $ 36,000, covers tuition, required textbooks, software, and fees for an undergraduate or graduate degree at Grantham University.
“Grantham University and EANGUS have a shared mission to improve the lives and careers of National Guard enlisted Soldiers and Airmen,” said Dr. Fredrick Snow, president of Grantham University. “We are both passionate about promoting the importance and benefits of education to our nation’s service members and veterans,”
Interested applicants must meet the minimum scholarship eligibility requirements. Eligibility requirements and the online application for the CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship can be found on the Grantham University Web site. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight Eastern Time on June 1, 2011. EANGUS will announce the scholarship recipient at its 2011 Annual Conference in August.
“EANGUS is extremely proud and honored to be associated with Grantham University in this partnership to enhance the educational opportunities of our enlisted personnel,” said CMSgt Roger Hagan (Ret), president of EANGUS. “We certainly want to thank Grantham for their long association and generosity towards EANGUS and the hope of our continuing success to better serve the enlisted personnel of the National Guard of the United States of America.”
In addition to the annual scholarship, members of EANGUS and their families can take advantage of a special tuition grant at Grantham University that includes a Textbook and Software Grant which covers the cost of required textbooks and software. To learn more, visit: http://www.grantham.edu/alliances/eangus/.