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 firstname.lastname@example.org by January 9, 2023.
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.