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University of Maryland Veterans Scholarships Application
To apply for a scholarship, click University of Maryland Veterans Scholarships Application 2013-14.docx
Scholarship Opportunities Available to Veterans, National Guard Reservists and Active Duty Servicemembers
The University of Maryland Veterans Initiative Scholarships provide financial assistance to students who are Veterans of US military service, who have demonstrated financial need, and have shown career ambitions and/or a demonstration of service to others in the community. The following scholarships are currently open for Fall 2013 Veteran applicants. All applicants must be Veterans, Active Duty Service members or National Guard Reservists.
Alexion Veterans Scholarship was established by Perry ’87 and Rachelle Alexion. It is open to full-time undergraduate students; there is one scholarship for $2000.
Paul E. and Jane F. Butler Scholarship was established by Terry Butler ‘93 and Nancy Morris Butler ’80 in honor of Terry’s parents. The scholarship is open to qualified, undergraduate full-time students of the Robert H. Smith School of Business; there is one scholarship for $1000.
First Command Family Scholarship was created by the First Command Financial Services Office in Arlington, Virginia as a way to support the educational goals of military families. The scholarship, which is available to Veterans and active duty military as well as their spouses and children, will award an annual amount of $2000.
Edward Friedson Memorial Scholarship was established by Edward Friedson’s family members. It is open to full-time undergraduate or graduate students; there is one scholarship for $1000.
Robert L. German Veterans and Dependents Scholarship was established by Ruth and Robert German ’51 in order to provide financial support to student Veterans or Veteran family members who demonstrate financial need.
William and Donna Richbourg Veteran Scholarship was established by William and Donna Richbourg in honor of their fathers. It is open to full-time undergraduate students; there is one scholarship for $2000.
The Arthur and Marianne Schneider Scholarship Fund was established by Arthur and Marianne S. Schneider '72 in order to provide need-based tuition support to undergraduate students who are either active, or honorably discharged from, military service.
Vincent Family Veterans Scholarship was established in honor of Robert J. Vincent, Ph.D by Robert ’82 and Tracy Vincent ’84 to support a deserving combat Veteran completing their post secondary education; there is one scholarship for $1000.
Ernest M. Willcher Veterans Scholarship was established in loving memory of Ernest, ’61 by his wife Shirley and sons Ben, ‘03 and Joel, ‘06 to support Veteran students at the University of Maryland, College Park; there are currently two scholarships for $3000 each.
University of Maryland Veterans Scholarship is supported by alumni and friends of the University of Maryland, College Park. It is open to part- and full-time undergraduate or graduate students; there are several scholarships of $1000.
University of Maryland Veterans Family Scholarship was established in 2012 to meet the growing need for financial support to family members of active duty and Veteran service members; there is one scholarship for $1,000.
Scholarship Opportunities Available to Veteran Family Members and Spouses
The University of Maryland Veterans Family Scholarship was created in 2012 to meet the growing need for financial support to dependents of active and Veteran service member families. An annual scholarship of $1000 is available to dependents (children/spouses) of Veterans or active duty personnel who are pursuing their academic degrees full or part time at the University of Maryland College Park. Applicants need to demonstrate financial need and service to others in the community.
First Command Family Scholarship was created by the First Command Financial Services office in Arlington, Virginia as a way to support the educational goals of military families. The scholarship, which is available to Veterans and active duty military as well as their spouses and children, will award an annual amount of $2000.
The University of Maryland Veterans Housing Scholarship was created in 2012 through the generosity of a local housing corporation to support a Veteran student or family member who needs assistance with living arrangements. The scholarship provides a room in the View housing facility adjacent to campus for the year (August 2013 through July 2014).
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Who is eligible to apply for the University of Maryland (note different eligibility requirements for Tillman) scholarships?
Veterans, Active member service members and National Guard reservists (and spouses for Tillman Scholarship and dependents for UM Veteran Family Scholarships) who:
What criteria will be considered for awarding a Veterans scholarship?
Applicants will be considered for all scholarships for which they are qualified. Application and all supporting materials must be received by May 1, 2013. Applications can be sent via regular mail to: University of Maryland Veterans Scholarships, c/o Dr. Terry Zacker, 3100 Stamp Student Union, College Park, MD 20742-4631 or emailed to email@example.com.
For questions or additional information, you may contact Dr. Terry Zacker, firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-314-7165.
Documents required for all applications:
To complete this application, please provide the following in your application package:
Information about Veterans scholarships can be found on the Veterans Student Life office website at www.veterans.umd.edu