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WGU Scholarship For Military Personnel – OnlineBusinessDegree.org

In an effort to help service members in the National Guard as well as anyone in the military reserves pursue a higher education, Western Governors University has announced a new scholarship.

The WGU Reservists and National Guard Scholarship will be awarded at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels to National Guard members, Military Reservists, and their spouses enrolling in any of WGU’s online degree programs.

The scholarship is worth up to $2,000 ($500 renewable for up to four terms), and will be awarded to students based on academic record, financial need, and overall preparedness for online education.


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Students eligible to apply for a bachelor’s degree-level scholarship must:

  • Complete an application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts showing completion of an associate degree or passing at least 60 credits of college-level coursework.
  • Be officially admitted to WGU.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Interview with a WGU Scholarship Counselor prior to award decision.

Students eligible to apply for a master’s degree-level scholarship must:

  • Complete an application for admission.
  • Submit official transcripts showing completion of a regionally or DETC-accredited bachelor’s degree.
  • Be officially admitted to WGU.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Interview with a WGU Scholarship Counselor prior to award decision.

Western Governors University is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) and offers more than 50 online degree programs. The university currently enrolls more than 2,400 active-duty military personnel, military dependents and spouses, and veterans.

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