Colorado Technical University offers scholarships to wounded warriors, spouses

GREELEY, Colo. — Colorado Technical University is seeking 50 recipients for their 2015 Wounded Warrior Scholarship Program.

The program awards 25 full-tuition scholarships to injured servicemembers and veterans and 25 scholarships to spouses of servicemembers and veterans. Each scholarship covers the cost of tuition, books, and fees for a single degree program as well as a new laptop computer.

“Through this annual award program, we strive to put education and training within reach for these men and women so they can redefine the next stage of their lives,” said Bob Lally, director of CTU’s Wounded Warrior Scholarship Program, in a news release.

To apply, applicants must complete the application and write an essay that highlights the obstacles that he or she has faced as a wounded soldier or spouse of one.

Candidates must provide proof of high school graduation or equivalency documents and be the spouse of or an active United States Armed Forces member or veteran who is currently receiving medical treatment for injuries suffered in combat or injuries received in the line of duty while serving in a combat zone during Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Applications must be completed and received by Sept. 1. Winners will be announced by Nov. 1, 2014. To access the application visit www.coloradotech.edu/admissions/military/wounded-warrior-scholarship.

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