CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ WGU North Carolina Chancellor Catherine Truitt made a special trip from Durham to Charlotte yesterday to attend Veterans Bridge Home’s monthly Uptown Lunch and make a special announcement with VBH Executive Director Blake Bourne. WGU North Carolina is partnering with VBH to offer eight Veterans Appreciation Scholarships to military veterans in the greater Charlotte area.
One scholarship valued at $10,000 plus seven scholarships valued at $2,500 will be awarded to military veterans in VBH’s ten-county service area, consisting of Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union and York Counties. Winners of the $2,500 scholarships will be credited with $625 per six-month term, renewable for up to four terms, and the winner of the $10,000 scholarship will be credited with $2,500 per term. Tuition is about $3,225 per six-month term for most WGU degree programs.