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NMFA Scholarship Application

The UMGC-NMFA Military Spouse Scholarship Application

Section A: Eligibility Criteria

A candidate for this scholarship must be a UMGC student who

  • Is a registered member of the NMFA

  • Is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident noncitizen

  • Is a current or newly enrolled student who has earned no more than 30 credits at UMGC

  • Is a military spouse of an active-duty, Reserve, or National Guard servicemember

  • Is a degree-seeking student pursuing a first undergraduate degree

  • Is enrolled or will enroll in at least 6 credits during spring 2023

  • Is not receiving 100 percent Tuition Assistance or reimbursement from work

Section B: Instructions and How to Submit Supporting Documents

  1. Complete the UMGC-NMFA Military Spouse Scholarship application by December 31, 2022.
  2. Complete the UMGC application for admission and include the $50 application fee by December 31, 2022.
  3. Submit proof of military status to the Office of Admissions Services at by January 9, 2023.

    Documents include

    A copy of DEERS form 1172-2


    A copy of your marriage certificate AND one of the following:

    Proof of sponsor's service statement or letter

    Copy of sponsor's most recent enlistment or commissioning contract

    Copy of sponsor's Tuition Assistance form showing military service expiration date

    Copy of sponsor's Leave and Earnings statement with military service expiration date
  4. Have your high school or previous institution(s) send official transcripts directly to UMGC by January 9, 2023.


Eligibility Criteria *
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NMFA Membership *
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Applicant Background Information

Are you a spouse of an active-duty, Reserve or National Guard servicemember? *
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How many credits have you earned at University of Maryland Global Campus in Europe, Asia, or stateside prior to spring 2022? *
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Have you earned a bachelor's degree at another university or college? *
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Will you be receiving Veterans Benefits? *
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Will you be using any Tuition Assistance from work or military? *
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Section C: Applicant Certification

By selecting "I Agree," I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the terms outlined in the certification and authorization agreement. I declare that all statements contained in this application and any accompanying documents are true and correct and understand that all statements made in this application are subject to investigation.

I acknowledge and understand that any false or dishonest answer to any question may be grounds for denial or subsequent revocation of a scholarship and may be subject to discipline under the UMGC Code of Student Conduct.

I further acknowledge and understand that the scholarship funds will not be refunded to me if I choose to drop or withdraw from courses during the award period.

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