2015-2016 Military Service Scholarship Application


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Southwestern Michigan College is pleased to announce the availability of the Military Service Scholarship funded by proceeds from the Dirty Bird Mud Run. The application will open in the fall after the Dirty Bird and scholarships will be awarded for the Spring semester.

The qualifications for this scholarship are:

  • U.S. veteran or spouse of a veteran
  • Current student with a minimum of a 2.0 GPA and 12 completed credit hours earned at SMC
  • Enrolled at least half time (6 credit hours)
  • Submission of DD-214
  • A completed 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file in the financial aid office
  • A typed 500 words or less essay that answers the following questions as specifically as possible:
    • How has serving your country (as a military member or spouse) prepared you to succeed in college?
    • If you receive this scholarship, how would it help you succeed in the rest of your college career?

Military scholarship applications are currently not being accepted.