Reminder: Tillman Military Scholars

Deadline: February 15, 2013, 11:59 PM (PST)

In 2013, the Pat Tillman Foundation will provide over $1 million in funding to the 60 members of the 5th class of Tillman Military Scholars. The mission of the Pat Tillman Foundation is to invest in military veterans and their spouses through educational scholarships; building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Veteran and active duty military servicemembers
    • Of both pre- and post-9/11 service
    • From all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, including service in the National Guard and Reserve
  • Spouses of active or veteran servicemembers
    • Including surviving spouses
  • Servicemember or spouse seeking assistance to pursue an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degree as a full-time student at a public or private, 4-year U.S.-based accredited institution

See http://www.pattillmanfoundation.org/tillman-military-scholars/ for complete details and online application. UW is a TMS University Partner. Information for UW applicants is at http://expd.washington.edu/scholarships/search/search-results.html?page_stub=tillman. [You may need to log-in first to view this UW link.]

Several UW advisers are available to assist students in applying for the Tillman Scholarship:

UW Contacts for application assistance:
UW-Seattle & Tacoma Undergraduate applicants:
Robin Chang, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards
171 Mary Gates Hall, 206-543-2603
robinc@uw.edu

UW-Seattle & Tacoma Graduate applicants:
Helene Obradovich or Marilyn Gray
Graduate School Office of Fellowships & Awards
G-1 Communications, 206-543-7152
helene@uw.edu or megray@uw.edu

UW-Bothell applicants:
Natalia Dyba
Global Initiatives & Merit Scholarships
UW1-165, 425-352-3261
NDyba@uwb.edu

UW Veterans Services Contacts:
UW-Seattle
Tim Wold, Director, Veterans Center
520 Schmitz Hall, 206-685-2065
twold@uw.edu

UW-Bothell
Rosa Lundborg
Manager, Veterans Services & Disability Resources for Students
UW1-175, 425-352-5307
rlundborg@uwb.edu

UW-Tacoma
Bruce Metzger
Financial Aid/Veterans Affairs Advisor
MAT 206, 253-692-5721
bmetzger@u.washington.edu

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