It’s estimated that more than 35 percent of the nation’s military spouses are chronically unemployed. In communities like El Paso, Texas—home to more than 40,000 military-connected families—the rate of spousal unemployment is significantly higher than the national average. For this…
Application Cycle to Become a 2018 Tillman Scholar Opens Today
Ryan Gross ’18 became the first student veteran to become a Syracuse University Tillman Scholar in 2017. The Tillman Scholarship assists veterans and military spouses pursuing academic degrees.
Gross is a student veteran in the master of public administration program at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He joined a cohort of 61 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses who were named Tillman Scholars last year.
Interested in applying to be a 2018 Tillman Scholar? Applications open today and will be accepted until March 1.
Tillman Scholars are chosen for outstanding academic performance and leadership potential. The Tillman Scholar fellowship program supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network and professional development opportunities, so they are empowered to make an impact in the world. Scholarship money is used to assist with academic expenses, such as tuition and fees, living expenses and books.
For assistance with the application process, contact Jolynn Parker, director for the Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising (CFSA) at 315.443.2759.