Council of College and Military Educators Scholarship

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Council of College and Military Educators Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards: Not Known

 Deadline: November 1, 2017

Winner Announcement: January 2018

Brief Description:

The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is pleased to announce the availability of “CCME Scholarship” to United States Service members (active duty/veterans) and spouses of Service members. The scholarship is open to those who are currently enrolled in an educational program at a regional or national accredited institution and is a member institution of CCME. CCME’s mission is to promote and provide educational programs and services and to facilitate communication between the membership and the DoD educational support network.

Host Institution:

Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is an active proponent for the professional development of those serving in the military education community by providing a forum for the exchange of information on educational programs, strategies, and innovation among its members and associated partners.

Eligibility:

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be currently enrolled in an educational program at a regional or national accredited institution and is A member institution of CCME
  • First-time associate, bachelor, or graduate degree seeker
  • Be a uniformed service member (active, reserves, guard)
  • Have a minimum of 12 or more hours (units) with a cumulative 2.5 GPA (undergraduate) from the CCME member institution, minimum 6 or more hours (units) with a cumulative 3.0 GPA (graduate) from the CCME member institution.

Instructions for Applying:

  • To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must write an essay and should be at least 400-750 words in length. The essay topic for all scholarship is as follows: What challenge resulting from change have you transformed into an opportunity?
  • In order to qualify for scholarship, students must first complete an application, the link is: http://www.ccmeonline.org/loretta_cornett_huff/scholarship/application

Supporting Documents:

  • Submit an unofficial college or university transcript from your current institution.
  • Submit two (2) recommendation forms (form must be used) be completed by persons unrelated to the applicant, who will attest to their motivation, character, integrity and educational pursuit.
  • One recommendation must be from a faculty member or academic advisor.

Award Description:

The person who does the best will receive $1,000.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.ccmeonline.org/scholarships