ballbet体育-NMFA Scholarship for Military Spouses

Scholarship Overview

Through the ballbet体育-NMFA Scholarship program, University of Maryland Global Campus awards a minimum of 10 scholarships, worth up to $1,500 each, through the National Military Family Association (NMFA) to spouses of active-duty, Reservist, and/or National Guard servicemembers. This scholarship program is made possible through a generous grant from ballbet体育 alumna Lt. Col. Dona Hildebrand (U.S. Air Force, Retired).

Eligible applicants must be current or newly enrolled students who have earned no more than 30 credits and are seeking their first undergraduate degree at ballbet体育. The scholarship will cover up to two full courses (6 credits).

The application for spring 2022 scholarships is open from October 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate for this scholarship must be a ballbet体育 student who

  • Is a registered member of the NMFA

  • Is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident noncitizen

  • Is a current or newly enrolled student who has earned no more than 30 credits at ballbet体育

  • Is a military spouse of an active-duty, Reserve, or National Guard servicemember

  • Is a degree-seeking student pursuing a first undergraduate degree

  • Is enrolled or will enroll in at least 6 credits during spring 2022

  • Is not receiving 100 percent Tuition Assistance or reimbursement from work

  • Is not eligible for 100 percent veterans benefits (COE level needs to be less than 100 percent)

Scholarship Deadline Information

The application deadline for the spring 2022 ballbet体育-NMFA Scholarship is December 31, 2021.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the ballbet体育-NMFA Scholarship application by December 31, 2021.

  2. Complete the ballbet体育 application for admission and include the $50 application fee by December 31, 2021.

  3. Submit proof of military status to the Office of Admissions Services at by January 7, 2022.

    Documents include

    • A copy of DEERS form 1172-2


    • A copy of your marriage certificate AND one of the following:

      • Proof of sponsor's service statement or letter

      • Copy of sponsor's most recent enlistment or commissioning contract

      • Copy of sponsor's Tuition Assistance form showing military service expiration date

      • Copy of sponsor's Leave and Earnings statement with military service expiration date

  4. Have your high school or previous institution(s) send official transcripts directly to ballbet体育 by January 7, 2022.

Students may contact a ballbet体育 advisor at any time after being admitted to request an evaluation of transfer credits and design a degree completion plan during their first term.

Scholarship Award and Disbursement

Selection for the scholarship awards will be judged solely on the essay. Students will be notified by January 31, 2022, if they will be awarded this scholarship.

Students may register for the spring 2022 term at any time prior to the ballbet体育-NMFA Scholarship application deadline but are responsible for providing payment for all courses at the time of enrollment. Early registration does not influence the scholarship award decision.

If selected for the scholarship, the scholarship funds will be applied to your account within 10 business days of enrollment in courses.

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