Grantham University Scholarships

NGAUS is partnering with Grantham University to award two full graduate scholarships. One scholarship is for an active NGAUS member. The second scholarship is for a spouse of an active member. Each scholarship is valued up to $14,200, and covers tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees. Scholarship value depends on degree selected and credits transferred.

The application period for 2015 is now open. Applications must be received by July 3. Scholarships will be awarded on Aug. 17.

All applicants must have completed and received a bachelor’s degree prior to the award date.

If you are not a current NGAUS member or are unsure of your status, please contact the NGAUS Membership Department at 1-888-226-4287.

Learn more about the scholarships at www.grantham.edu/scholarships/ngaus-scholarship. Questions? Please call Mark Wilson at 1-800-955-2527, ext. 4568.

DRS Guardian Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011, the DRS Guardian Scholarship Fund provides college scholarships to the children of National Guardsmen who lost their lives in support of the war on terrorism. Successful applicants will receive up to $6,250 per year to attend a four-year or two-year college or technical school. Since its inception, thirty-three scholarships have been awarded.

The application period for 2015 closes June 30. Scholarships will be awarded in July.

Applicants can visit here for more information.

The fund is underwritten by DRS Technologies Charitable Foundation and administered by the National Guard Educational Foundation (NGEF), both 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.

The Van Hipp Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund

Established in 2015, Van Hipp will donate 100% of his proceeds from his new book, The New Terrorism: How to Fight It and Defeat It to The Van Hipp Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund which will award scholarships to family members of fallen Guardsmen.

This new initiative will be administered by the National Guard Educational Foundation and will begin accepting applications in January 2016.  

Learn more here.

The book's website is www.thenewterrorism.com.