2017-06-14 / School News

Sen. Jesse Stone welcomes participation in Military Scholarship

Sen. Jesse Stone (R - Waynesboro) welcomes students to participate in the University of North Georgia’s Military Scholarship program.

“The University of North Georgia has a strong reputation as an elite institution that trains the best and brightest future leaders of our military,” said Sen. Stone. “These competitive scholarships offer an opportunity for students to receive an education at one of our state’s most highly regarded universities.”

The University of North Georgia Military Scholarship awards $70,000 over four years and requires a nomination from a Georgia legislator. The state of Georgia offers 42 scholarships per year to Georgia high school seniors who attend the University of North Georgia and commission as officers in the Georgia Army National Guard after graduating with bachelor's degrees. The deadline for the University of North Georgia Military Scholarship for the 2018-2019 award year is February 1, 2018.

For more information on how to apply for the Georgia Military Scholarships and to find out if you or someone you know will qualify, please visitwww.ung.edu/cadet/ scholarships.

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