SEATTLE, WA. – In response to Governor Inslee’s Executive Order 13-01 and its commitment to serving the U.S. Military, City University of Seattle is giving $100,000 in scholarships to U.S. Veterans who select Washington State as their home. In addition, CityU is committing a number of its key resources to aiding individuals who have served their state and nation.

According to President Richard Carter, “It is with great privilege to support the men and women who have served our nation with a scholarship. We appreciate the opportunity to partner with the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs and look forward to furthering opportunities for Washington State based Veterans.”

To commemorate this give back, and launch Veteran’s Day weekend, CityU is hosting a celebratory luncheon on November 8, 2013 at its Seattle Campus and headquarters. Public officials, business leaders and military personnel are expected to attend.

Transitioning Veteran Scholarships will be awarded to 40 individual who will each receive $2500 for tuition. The first award can be used this Winter Quarter. Recipients are only eligible once and are encouraged to apply on or after November 8.

To be considered for this scholarship, transitioning Veterans must submit a transcript; proof of Washington State residency; a Certificate of Eligibility; an essay; and a personal statement.

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