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CCMU Public Affairs

June 29, 2012

CCME Announces 2012 Scholarship Application Jeff Cropsey

The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is pleased to offer $1000 scholarships each year to United States Service members (active duty/veterans) and spouses of Service members who are working towards the completion of higher education degrees.

All applicants must submit the online CCME Scholarship Application, which will be available at ccmeonline.org/scholarship website by the middle of July. The deadline for scholarship applications is 1 October 2012.

The Eligibility Requirements are as follows:

CCME Joe King Scholarship (5 awards) Applicant must:

  • be a uniformed service member (active, reserves, guard)

  • 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

  • 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

  • submit an unofficial college or university transcript from all colleges

  • submit two (2) letters of recommendation to be completed by persons unrelated to applicant, who will attest to their motivation, character, integrity and educational pursuit. One recommendation must be from a faculty member or academic advisor.

CCME Spouse Scholarship (5 awards) Applicant must:

  • be the spouse of a uniformed service member (active, reserves, guard, veteran)

  • be currently enrolled in an educational program at a regional or national accredited institution and is a member institution of CCME

  • be a first time associate, bachelor, or graduate degree seeker

  • 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

  • submit an unofficial college or university transcript from all colleges

  • submit two (2) letters of recommendation to be completed by persons unrelated to applicant, who will attest to their motivation, character, integrity and educational pursuit. One recommendation must be from a faculty member or academic advisor.

CCME Veteran Scholarship (5 awards) Applicant must:

  • be a prior uniformed service member (active, reserves, guard)

  • be currently enrolled in an educational program at a regional or nationally accredited institution and is a member institution of CCME

  • first time associate, bachelor, or graduate degree seeker

  • 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

  • submit an unofficial college or university transcript from all colleges

  • submit two (2) letters of recommendation to be completed by persons unrelated to applicant, who will attest to their motivation, character, integrity and educational pursuit. One recommendation must be from a faculty member or academic advisor.

Essays will be judged on written content and writing skills, and should be at least 400-750 words in length. Applications that are incomplete or are from individuals that do not qualify will not be considered.

Finalists will be required to provide documentation of service.

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community.
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