Colorado Advisory Council on Military Education Scholarship/CO-ACME
U.S. Military Service Members, their Spouses and Veterans
The scholarships are awarded to those who have been accepted to an accredited college or university, or who are current college students seeking support for either a traditional degree-seeking program up to and including Master’s degrees or for vocational, career, or technical education
Applicants must be committed to attend during the 2015 – 2016 academic year. Students who have been selected to attend a Military Service Academy are not eligible
The Scholarships are awarded based on character, leadership, potential for academic success, the importance of the scholarship to academic pursuits, and financial need.
Complete application packages must include the following (only complete packages will be considered):
Application form (completely filled out). Applicants must use the attached application form.
An official or unofficial transcript of your high school and/or (as applicable) any colleges / vocational schools attended. Transcripts should be included with the application package and not be mailed separately by the institution.
Two (2) letters of recommendation from current or past teachers or employers of the applicant.
A copy of a current LES (Leave and Earnings Statement) or DD214 with SSN blocked out.
A one to three page essay explaining your educational and career goals, and how this scholarship will help achieve these goals. (Essay guidelines: 1- 3 pages, double-spaced, font size minimum of 12, no less than 1” margins.)
Please review your application to ensure all questions are complete, scan and email the signed/dated application, plus all other requested information, to the selection committee at email@example.com. Files must be in PDF format.
Email complete package to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information, please contact the committee at the above email address.
Application available on website (look for CO-ACME Foundation Scholarship Opportunity in right side of first page on website) it will link you to the application.