The Veterans Fellowship is a prestigious award is given to top applicants with current or former service in the United States Military and who demonstrate academic and personal determination. The fellowship is a one-year award of $2,000 and will be applied over two semesters (not including summers) during the academic year.

All applicants who self-report their military status on the graduate application will be automatically considered for the fellowship. No additional application is required. We strongly encourage graduate applicants to apply earlier to increase their chance in receiving fellowship.

Awardees Requirements:

  • Must confirm enrollments by the given deadline.
  • Must enroll in a minimum of six (6) on-campus graduate credits per semester.

Terms and Conditions

By accepting the Veterans Graduate Fellowship award you agree to the following conditions:

  • The award will be applied as a credit against tuition and fee charges, half of the award amount for the first semester and the remaining half of the award amount for the second semester during the first academic year of your master’s degree program. This award is non-renewable.
  • Housing and meal plan costs are not covered.
  • You must register for your first semester classes as soon as possible. If you enroll in undergraduate courses as prerequisites, it is your responsibility to forward proof of the requirements by email to:
  • This fellowship award will be administered according to Federal Financial Aid guidelines. If the Graduate Fellowship is combined with other merit-based or need-based aid, the total cannot exceed the cost of education or the amount of defined need as applicable.