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Austin Peay State University accepting applications for 2019-20 Military Alumni Chapter scholarships

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is accepting student applications for two Military Alumni Chapter scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year.

The APSU Military Alumni Chapter was founded in October 2012 for the purpose of supporting and recognizing military-related APSU alumni.

APSU Military graduates earn a specially designed coin and cords from Austin Peay in addition to their degrees. Pictured are the December 2018 honorees.

APSU Military graduates earn a specially designed coin and cords from Austin Peay in addition to their degrees. Pictured are the December 2018 honorees.

In just three short years, the organization was able to endow two significant scholarships:

  • The Military Alumni Chapter Scholarship Endowment was established by the chapter on July 31st, 2013.
  • The CSM(R) Sidney Brown Scholarship Endowment was created on July 17th, 2014, to honor the accomplishments of retired Command Sergeant Major Sidney Brown, an APSU alumnus.

Endowments are permanently restricted funds managed by the Investment Committee of the Austin Peay State University Foundation.

“We are honored to facilitate the educational endeavors of our students through establishing endowments,” CW4(R) Joe Shakeenab, APSU Military Alumni Chapter president, said.

APSU Military Coins

APSU Military Coins

Qualified applicants will include any active duty service member, honorably discharged service member, spouse or dependent of a service member or student enrolled in the APSU ROTC program. Current students must be in good standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to be eligible.

Award amounts will vary based on the value of the endowment and the spending plan of the Foundation. Funds should be used for educational expenses only.

To renew a scholarship, recipients must be enrolled as full-time students at APSU, meet University admission requirements and reapply each school year.

The deadline to submit an application is March 1st, 2019. To apply, visit http://www.apsu.edu/scholarships/

Earlier this year, the CW3 (R) Scott Schroeder Scholarship Endowment and the Mrs. Joyce Luster Scholarship Endowment were also created. Applications for these additional scholarships will be available in the near future.

To support any of the Military Alumni Chapter scholarship endowments, visit https://bit.ly/2BtTAlG and enter the name of the desired scholarship in the “Additional Gift Instructions” field.

For more information, contact University Advancement at 931.221.7127 or advancement@apsu.edu.


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