Skip Navigation
Skip to Menu Toggle Button

Veterans Initiatives Office Scholarships

Veterans Initiatives Office Scholarships

The Veterans Initiatives Office (VIO) at University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is offering $1,000 scholarships for eligible military-affiliated students currently enrolled as UMGC Asia students.

These scholarships are available to students involved as a mentor in the One2One Mentorship Program, the Vessey Veterans Resource Center’s virtual student union, or the SALUTE Honor Society. We encourage all eligible students to apply.

How to Apply for a VIO Scholarship

Submit a 250-500 word essay to vesseyvrc@umgc.edu answering the following prompt:
What does YOLO (You Only Live Once) mean to you?

Eligibility Requirements

In order to meet the eligibility requirements, students must be of one of the following:

  • A One2One Mentor for at least six consecutive months
  • An active contributor to the Vessey Veterans Resource Center's virtual student union
  • A member of the SALUTE Honor Society

Award Information

The VIO office offers three scholarships in the spring term and three in the fall term. If you need further information, please contact vesseyvrc@umgc.edu

Upcoming Deadline: Fall 2021 Awards

Submit your 250-500 word essay and how you meet the eligibility requirements to vesseyvrc@umgc.edu by September 10, 2021.

Contact Us

Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you're a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

Personal Information
This field is required.

This field is required.

Contact Information
Please recheck your email address.
This field is required.

Numbers only, between 10-15 digits.
This field is required.

International numbers, start with a plus sign (+) & country code

This is a required field.
Additional Information
This field is required.
This field is required.

By submitting this form, you are giving your express written consent without obligation for UMGC to contact you regarding our educational programs and services using e-mail, phone, or text, including automated technology for calls and/or texts to the mobile number(s) provided. For more details, including how to opt out, read our privacy policy or contact an admissions advisor.

Please hold, we are submitting your application.