Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Female Veteran Scholarships

The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women has awarded a $20,000 grant to the Empire State College Foundation for the purpose of providing financial support to four female veterans, or female family members of veterans, who are pursuing an advanced certificate in veterans’ services at the college through the School for Graduate Studies.

State University of New York, (SUNY), Empire State College (ESC), is offering a new Program for those that want to work with Veterans. Please go to following link for detailed information: http://www.esc.edu/degrees-programs/graduate-certificates/veterans-services/

To be eligible for the grant, students will either need to qualify as veterans for benefits under the Post 9/11 GI Bill or the Montgomery GI Bill, or else be the family member of a qualified veteran, as specified by the respective bills; live in the New York City metropolitan area, including Long Island; be enrolled in the veterans’ services certificate program; and have demonstrated financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student.

For more information about the veterans certificate program please contact Chuck.VanVorst@esc.edu

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