August 2019 Newsletter

Become a Veteran Scholar

Enhance your ASU experience and the academic, professional and civic impact you have as a student here by applying for the Veterans Scholar Program. Students in the last year or two of their degree programs are encouraged to apply for this opportunity to improve themselves and those around them through professional development and public service. 

Learn more at the informational breakfast on Aug. 29, 2019, and apply by the application deadline of Sept. 1

 

Find student veteran jobs and internships

The Pat Tillman Veterans Center is dedicated to helping you add to your resume through work and internship experience that plays to your strengths and military background. We have launched a jobs and internships webpage, where you can find a variety of opportunities curated for student veterans and dependents. Check it out.

 

STEM scholarships for student veterans

We encourage students earning STEM-related degrees to consider applying for one of the following scholarships.

  • The Office of Naval Research’s STEM scholarships: Explore the following programs for graduate and undergraduate students pursuing STEM degrees, from scholarship and fellows programs to internship opportunities. See more.

  • DoD STEM scholarships: The Department of Defense offers a variety of scholarship awards to students who have demonstrated ability and aptitude for excelling in STEM fields in disciplines of importance to the DoD. Learn more.

 

VA benefits certification for the fall 2019 semester

If you’re planning to use VA education benefits this fall, the Enrollment Activity Form is now available. Please do not submit this form until you are sure you will not make any further changes to your class schedule for the fall. We can accept your EAF any time during the semester, so please make your first submission your best one, when you are confident your schedule is finalized.

 

Travis Manion Foundation Heroes Run

The Travis Manion Foundation will be hosting their annual 9/11 Heroes Run 5K and 1M fun run/walk on ASU’s Polytechnic campus on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. This is the perfect opportunity to come out and thank fellow veterans, their families and first responders at a fun and family-friendly event! Register and learn more

 

Save the date: Diving Devil Dogs

Join the Diving Devil Dogs, a veteran group devoted to healing through scuba diving. They will be at the Tempe campus Sun Devil Fitness Complex on Saturday, Sept. 7, to introduce the community to diving. All necessary equipment will be provided — just bring your curiosity and be ready to dive (into the pool). Sessions will start at 10 a.m. and continue every hour until 1 p.m. To register or for further details, email militaryadvocate@asu.edu. Space is limited, so RSVP today!