SCHOLARSHIPS

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BREAKING BARRIERS - ENHANCING VALUE BY IMPROVING OUTCOMES THAT SHAPE STUDENT SUCCESS

 The 2022 application period is CLOSED. Scholarships will be announced in January 2022

 

The Council of Military Educators (CCME) is pleased to offer $1,000 scholarships each year to United States Servicemembers (active duty/veterans) and spouses of servicemembers who are working towards the completion of higher education degrees. 

 

How to Apply? (Online Only)

  • Carefully read scholarship descriptions and eligibility criteria.

  • Complete one online Scholarship Application form by midnight November 15, 2021.

  • New users will need to first create an account

  • Answer all questions to provide the Scholarship Committee with information about you, your experiences, and the qualities you possess that make you a candidate for the scholarship for which you are applying.

  • Provide a thoughtful response to this year’s essay question (approximately 450-700 words)

    • Please write an essay that speaks to your academic journey and the growth you have achieved as a student, and as a person. How will your academic experience improve your life outcomes for the future?

  • Please include all required documents to include: a copy of your transcripts, and a photo of yourself. *Please see FAQs for more information.

  • You do not need to complete the application in one sitting. You may save and continue at a later date as long as you log-in to your Proposal Space account. 

 

All applicants must submit a Scholarship Application, unofficial college transcripts, and an essay for consideration. *Applications submitted without required documents, or incorrect documents, will be rejected.

 

 

 

 

Eligibility Requirements

 

CCME Joe King Scholarship (5 awards)

  • be a uniformed service member (active, reserves, guard)

  • be currently enrolled in an educational program at a regional or national accredited member institution of CCME (click here for reference)

  • working towards a first-time associate, bachelor, or graduate degree

  • have a minimum of 12 or more hours (units) with a cumulative 2.5 GPA (undergraduate) from the CCME member institution; minimum of 6 or more hours (unit) with a cumulative 3.0 GPA (graduate) from the CCME member institution

  • submit an unofficial college or university transcript from your current institution

Loretta Cornett-Huff Scholarship (5 awards)

  • be the spouse of a uniformed service member (active, reserves, guard, veteran)

  • be currently enrolled in a regional or nationally accredited educational program with a CCME member institution (reference list here)

  • first-time associate, bachelor or graduate degree seeker

  • have a minimum of 12 or more hours (units) with a cumulative 2.5 GPA (undergraduate) from the CCME member institution; minimum of 6 or more hours (unit) with a cumulative 3.0 GPA (graduate) from the CCME member institution

  • submit an unofficial college or university transcript from your current institution

 

CCME Veteran Scholarship (5 awards) 

  • be a prior uniformed service member (active, reserves, guard)

  • first-time associate, bachelor or graduate degree seeker

  • have a minimum of 12 or more hours (units) with a cumulative 2.5 GPA (undergraduate) from the CCME member institution; minimum of 6 or more hours (unit) with a cumulative 3.0 GPA (graduate) from the CCME member institution

  • submit an unofficial college or university transcript from your current institution

  • submit a copy of DD-214

 

Scholarship Application Review Process

All applications will be evaluated by the CCME 2022 Scholarship committee.  Evaluations will be based on:  

  • Ability to follow instructions and include all supporting information

  • Adherence to this year’s essay writing topic and quality of content

 

Once the committee has vetted all proposal submissions, those that have been selected will be submitted to the CCME Executive Board. Notifications will go out in January 2022.   

 

If you have any questions please contact scholarships@ccmeonline.org 

 
 
 
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CCME SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

 

Joe King Scholarship

2021 Joshua L. Davids, Air Force, Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University / Allison J. Halpin, Coast Guard, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - American Military University / Zachary J. White, Air Force, Master of Science in Emergency Services - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University / Christopher Price, Air Force, Master of Business Administration - Trident University International / Jonathan Roussell, Marine Corps, Bachelor of Science in Project Management -Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University                          

Loretta Cornett-Huff Scholarship

2021 Lyndsey Owens, Doctor of Physical Therapy - Campbell University / Jacqueline M. Stuart, Associate of Applied Science, Radiography - Tidewater Community College / Kathia Cordero-Rhoads, Master of Science in Homeland Security - Trident University International / Leim A. Klimek, Bachelor of Science in Leadership - Trident University International / Marina Shade, Bachelor of Business Administration - Georgia Southern University

Veteran Scholarship

2021 Jacob Lee Howard, Army, Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University / David Dwayne Dries, Air Force, Master of Science in Logistics & Supply Chain Management  - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University / Christopher P. Fugrad, Air Force, Master of Education - National University / Philip Quinn, Air Force, Master of Business Administration in Aviation - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University / John M. Dalton, Army, Master of Arts in Management  - American Military University