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|Awarded on the basis of financial need, the DeVry University AMVETS Scholarship provides an exceptional opportunity to veterans of the military as well as their spouses and natural or adopted children to pursue more affordable higher education with financial aid awarded each semester|
|Open to new undergraduate and graduate students who are veterans (and their immediate family members) of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, their respective reserve forces, the Air National Guard and the Army National Guard and who meet the following criteria established by both AMVETS and DeVry University. AMVETS Criteria: •Demonstrate financial need; not receiving 100% tuition reimbursement •Not an employee or family member of AMVETS National Headquarters or DeVry University •Submit a complete, signed AMVETS/DeVry University Scholarship Form (download from http://www.amvets.org/devry or call 877-726-8387, ext 4031) together with all supporting documentation: ◦Copy of Veteran's DD214 ◦Completed and signed copy of the applicant's or parent(s)/guardian(s) 2010 1040 tax return ◦Resume ◦Letter of recommendation ◦Essay on one of the following topics: What a Higher Education Means to Me, My Long Term Career Goal Is..., or America Needs to Support Veterans and the Active Duty Because (Essay should be double-spaced, typed in 12 point font on 8 1/2" x 11" paper and paper clipped, no staples.) AMVETS will provide a list of fifteen (15) ranked applicants to DeVry University. Of the fifteen (15) submitted, ten (10) will be selected and those remaining that meet the DeVry University requirements will receive awards the following semester. The selection of applicants will be made without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, condition or disability or any other unlawful consideration. DeVry University Criteria: •Has been selected by AMVETS and appears on AMVETS Scholarship candidate list •United States citizen or a legal resident •Applied for admission to an undergraduate or graduate degree program at DeVry University in the United States •Paid the application fee •Meets DeVry University current admissions requirements and has been accepted •Awarded the scholarship prior to starting classes at DeVry University Deadlines: Application Deadline Term Class start date May 30, 2011 Summer Session A Jul. 5, 2011 Aug. 1, 2011 Summer Session B Aug. 29, 2011 Sept. 30, 2011 Fall Session A Oct. 24, 2011 Dec. 2, 2011 Fall Session B Jan. 3, 2012 Jan. 30, 2012 Spring Session A Feb. 27, 2012 Apr. 1, 2012 Spring Session B Apr. 30, 2012 Award amount: $500 per semester (valued up to $9,000) Number available: 10 per semester (total of 30 scholarships or $270,000 annually) Continued eligibility: •Must maintain 2.5 CGPA •Student must be continually enrolled in DeVry Note: Recipients must notify DeVry University and AMVETS of their decision to accept or reject the award within 30 days of notification of their selection|
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