Kaplan University and The American Freedom Foundation are offering scholarship program to assist spouses of U.S. service personnel and dependent children who choose to enroll in applicable Kaplan University online associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs. Both full and partial scholarships are offered. To be eligible applicants must have received their high school diploma by the application deadline of July 19, 2013. Current and prior Kaplan University students are not eligible. Applicants must have a grade point average of at least 3.75 to be eligible for the full scholarships and at least a 3.0 grade point average to qualify for a partial scholarship.. Kaplan University and The American Freedom Foundation are sponsoring this program to assist spouses of U.S. service personnel and dependent children who choose to enroll in applicable Kaplan University online associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs. This is the third time Kaplan University, a leader in higher education, and the American Freedom Foundation, an organization committed to honoring members of the armed forces, have teamed up to offer the scholarship program for the spouses and dependents of active-duty service members. Kaplan University offers a multitude of services for online military students, which includes help from specially trained admissions, academic and financial aid advisors in the Military Student Support Center. In addition, the University reduces tuition for active-duty service members, military veterans and military spouses by 55, 38 and 10 percent, respectively. Kaplan University offers credit for military training and experience and accepts credit from other Service member Opportunity Colleges. Current and prior Kaplan University students are not eligible. No direct scholarship payment will be made to the recipient. The tuition and fees will be provided to the recipients as a credit toward their student account at Kaplan University. There will be no cash value for unused scholarship amounts, and students will not receive any cash payments or credits other than amounts credited toward the cost of their program tuition as applicable based upon the type of scholarship received.. Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate online associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at Kaplan University in USA.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are provided for the courses offered in undergraduate online associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs at Kaplan University. Associates of Science in Nursing, continuing, and certificate program students are not eligible.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Not provided
Benefits of the scholarship: Full scholarships: Two (2) scholarships will be awarded that will cover the full cost of an online associate’s or bachelor’s degree program (tuition and fees, books, required materials and technology and clinical fees, if any), as chosen by the award recipients, at Kaplan University. Partial Scholarships: The American Freedom Foundation/Kaplan University Partial Scholarship provides partial tuition coverage allowing recipients to attend Kaplan University for $150.00 per credit. The cost per credit as stated above is equivalent to 45-60% of the cost of Kaplan University tuition. The percentage range is based on the cost of applicable degree programs and spouse or dependent status and has been calculated using the current effective Kaplan University Tuition and Fee Schedule. Exact tuition reduction amounts may vary. The partial-tuition scholarship can be used only toward the cost of online program tuition (excluding fees) at Kaplan University for an online associate’s or bachelor’s degree program chosen by the award recipient. All awards are limited to one per student, and are non-transferrable. Recipients are not eligible for other Kaplan University discounts, scholarships, grants or tuition vouchers, including military and alliance relationships discounts. Recipients may receive financial aid and outside scholarships not funded by Kaplan University.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not Known
Number of scholarships: Two full scholarships and an unlimited amount of partial scholarships will be awarded to military spouses and dependents.