Army Emergency Relief - Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program (ID 1173)
- Start Date:
- The Spouse Education Assistance Program (SEAP) is a need-based education program designed to provide Spouses of active duty or retired Soldiers, and widows(ers) of Soldiers who died either on active duty or in a retired status with financial assistance to pursue a four year college degree. Applicants must apply each year. Scholarship awards do not exceed four academic years for full-time students, and do
not exceed eight academic years for part-time students.
Spouses/widow(ers) must be enrolled, accepted, or pending acceptance as a part-time or full-time student in a post-secondary or vocational institution approved and accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.
SEAP is not an entitlement or automatically approved. Scholarships are based on financial need, as evidenced by information submitted on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
SEAP does not apply to second undergraduate degrees or graduate level courses.
Funds are to assist with academic expenses at the attending University/School and will be disbursed equally between fall/spring semesters or fall/winter/spring quarters to assist with tuition, books, fees and supplies. The scholarship is not available for summer courses.
- Min GPA:
- 1/2 (6-8 Credits)
- Student must be a part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours per semester or term) or full-time (minimum 12 credit hours per semester or term) student working on an undergraduate degree.
Student must be the spouse of an active duty or retired Soldier or the widow(er) of a Soldier who died while on active duty or while retired.
Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 grading scale.
Active Duty Soldiers are not eligible.
- Special Criteria:
- The applicant must first create a profile on our website, WWW.AERHQ.ORG, under the Scholarships Tab. Then, the application may be completed. Once the application is completed, the required documents will be displayed. All requested documents must be submitted online by May 1, 2013. Do not mail or email documents.