Scholarships from $2,500 to $10,000 available to ease tuition costs for
service members and their families
AUSTIN, TX (May 3, 2023) – May is Military Appreciation Month, and WGU Texas is offering an array of scholarships for the military community, including the Military Appreciation, Active-Duty, Honoring Our Heroes, Military Spouse, and Gold Star Family Scholarships, each valued at amounts ranging from $2,500 to $10,000.
WGU Texas is committed to supporting our military community and is proud to offer over 60 career-focused degree programs in business, education, IT, and healthcare for active-duty military personnel, veterans, and their spouses. No matter how often you travel or where you’re stationed, these scholarships can help you learn where you live.
“Our service members and their families have sacrificed so much for our country,” said WGU Texas Chancellor Linda Battles. “At WGU Texas, we honor their dedication by offering flexible, affordable, and high-quality degree programs designed to fit their unique needs and schedules. We’re helping more military students and their families achieve their goals of higher education.”
For 12 consecutive years, WGU has been recognized as one of the “Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities” by Military Advanced Education and Transition Magazine and more than 15% of WGU Texas students are veterans, active-duty personnel, or military dependents. Going beyond military friendly, WGU provides a dedicated military tuition assistance team to help applicants review their benefits, including scholarships, career coaching, and exclusive support to veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses to build a community of support and real-world advice.
New and enrolled students may apply for these scholarships valued at up to $10,000. Each scholarship will be credited to the student’s account per six-month term, renewable for up to four terms. Scholarships will be awarded based on a candidate’s academic record, financial need, readiness for online study, current competency, and other considerations. The application deadline is June 30, 2023.
To learn more about WGU Texas and how to join the military-friendly university, visit wgu.edu/military.
About WGU Texas
WGU Texas is an online, nonprofit, competency-based university established to expand Texans’ access to higher education throughout the state. Formed through a partnership between the state of Texas and nationally recognized Western Governors University, WGU Texas is open to all qualified Texas residents. The university offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the high-demand career fields of business, K-12 teacher education, information technology, and health professions, including nursing. Since the university’s launch in 2011, more than 27,000 graduates have earned their undergraduate or graduate degrees through a variety of academic offerings.