CityU Gives $100,000 to Washington State Based Transitioning Veterans

A response to Governor Inslee's Executive Order

SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.

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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.

For more details about this scholarship and how to apply, visit CityU's scholarship page. For more details about CityU's celebratory luncheon, go here.

About City University of Seattle:
Since 1973, City University of Seattle – a private, nonprofit university – has been changing lives for good by offering a high quality and relevant education to anyone with the desire to learn. During its 40-year history, CityU has engaged more than 50,000 alumni from around the world through its online and onsite degree programs. Headquartered in Seattle, CityU is part of one of the largest, private, nonprofit educational systems in the U.S. – The National University System. CityU is a doctoral granting institution that is comprised of the Albright School of Education; the Division of Arts and Sciences; the Division of Doctoral Studies; the School of Management; the Technology Institute; and the Washington Academy of Languages. Aside from its flagship campus and headquarters in Seattle, CityU offers a multitude of programs at 33 locations throughout Washington State, Australia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Greece, Mexico, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, and Vietnam.

CONTACT: Tarsi Hall, Manager of Public Relations & Communications, tarsihall@cityu.edu, 206-518-1843

SOURCE City University of Seattle



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