The University of Alabama on Monday announced a new tuition scholarship for active-duty military members that aims to make higher education more accessible to those who serve their country.
“By reducing the financial barriers and solving the limitations presented by residential academic programs, we are able to remove many of the challenges that cost and location present for our military community,” said Robert Hayes, Dean by from the College of Continuing Studies. , which facilitates UA Online programs.
UA says the new grant will be open to active duty military, National Guard and Reserve service members enrolled in undergraduate distance learning programs through UA Online.
The grant is intended to fill the gap in tuition not covered by military tuition assistance up to the maximum allowed by the student’s branch of service for six credit hours during college terms. fall, spring and summer and up to 18 credit hours per academic year.
UA Online currently offers more than 15 bachelor’s degree programs in online and hybrid formats, which aim to help military members earn their undergraduate degrees wherever they are.
“Our college has been in the business of making dreams come true remotely for over 100 years,” Hayes said, “and I’m honored to see us launch this exciting incentive for our military service members.”
For more information on the UA Online Military Tuition Scholarship, visit thewebsite, email or call (205) 348-6220.
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