Alumni Association - United States Veterans of War

From all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, including service in the National Guard and Reserve.

$6,000 AWARD PAID OVER 4 YEARS

Funding ($750 per semester) is for eight consecutive semesters, provided the recipient maintains a 3.0 cumulative grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester.

Recipients must be attending UW at the Laramie campus.

Awardee will also receive a life membership to the UWAA, a $600 value.

Applicants must:
- Provide documentation of military service (only DD214 or a personal service record, i.e. Officer Record Brief, Enlistment Record Brief, Basic Individual Record, Personal Data Record, Performance Summary Record will be accepted).

Award
Varies
College/Department
Alumni Association
Deadline
03/15/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide your contact phone number:
  2. Documentation of military service (only DD214 or a personal service record, i.e. Officer Record Brief, Enlistment Record Brief, Basic Individual Record, Personal Data Record, Performance Summary Record will be accepted)
  3. Essay Question: Maximum 3 paragraphs. Describe in essay form why you want to attend and study at the University of Wyoming (other than its beautiful geographical location and a love of outdoor activities). Include future goals, career interests, UW family history, first generation status, what you find unique about UW or any other information you consider pertinent to this application. Essay will be scored on mechanics, style and content and should be clearly written and well organized.
  4. List up to twenty (combined) extracurricular, community service or employment activities/positions you feel best represent yourself to the scholarship selection committee. Please note (Leadership) in parenthesis next to any activity/position where it applies. (Leadership is designated as not only holding a “position of leadership” but showing active leadership or mentoring by example within a group or activity). NOTE: This must be in LIST form or will not be reviewed or scored.
  5. Release of Academic info.: I authorize the University of Wyoming to release and provide the UW Alumni Association with information concerning my courses, grades and activities.
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