Richmond University in London has announced that a GI Bill Scholarship, a scholarship worth $10,000 annually to attend the international university, is being offered for U.S. military veterans and their dependents in West Virginia as well as nationwide.
To qualify for the Richmond GI Bill Scholarship, students must be eligible for education or training benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs or a dependent of someone eligible. The scholarship is worth $10,000 per academic year towards the cost of undergraduate tuition.
The Richmond GI Bill Scholarship is open to all eligible students first entering Richmond University through the fall semester of this year. The deadline for the scholarship as well as fall enrollment is March 1.
"We are delighted to offer this scholarship to so many deserving individuals who will now benefit from an international education," said Nick Atkinson, director of U.S. Admissions for Richmond University.
Continuation of the award is dependent on the ongoing academic standing of the student, who must also remain in good standing with the university and make a positive contribution to university life.
Richmond, The American International University in London is committed to preparing students for global careers and postgraduate study in the U.S., U.K. and elsewhere.
Richmond faculty provides students with an exciting international curriculum with the opportunity to major in a range of areas from international relations to psychology.
Richmond's distinctions include degrees that are accredited in the U.S. and validated in the U.K. The university features campuses in two of London's most appealing communities: Richmond-upon-Thames and Kensington.
To learn more about the Richmond GI Bill Scholarship or to request a Richmond University viewbook, visit www.aifs.co.uk/richmond/landing_GIBillScholarship.asp or contact Richmond University's Office of Admissions for the U.S. at 617-450-5617 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.