Apply for a SECOME Scholarship today! Please carefully read the below information prior to applying. All materials must be submitted and received by SECOME by the posted deadline date.
*Application submission does not guarantee an award. Three (3) lucky scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the 2018 SECOME Symposium. Hotel expenses and fuel costs will be provided to the 3 invited scholarship recipients.
The 2018 SECOME goal is to award $20,000 in scholarships! Not a member of SECOME? Join today and allow your students the opportunity to be awarded a SECOME Scholarship.
The Southeastern Council on Military Education will be awarding scholarships
to qualifying individuals at the 2018 annual SECOME Symposium.
In order to be considered for a SECOME Scholarship, the following must be submitted NLT
15 June 2018
Send all documents to: [email protected]
Winners will be notified by email by 30 September 2018.
$750 - $1500 Scholarships are available to:
* Members of the SECOME Board (past or present), SECOME Scholarship Committee and their families are not eligible.
In addition to the Scholarship award, three (3) lucky winners will be invited to attend our conference at no charge, and receive one night accommodation at the symposium venue during the 2018 SECOME Symposium.*These scholarships are open only to U.S. Citizens and must reside on Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina or South Carolina soil. Applying for scholarships do not guarantee awards. The SECOME Scholarships are competitive and the SECOME Scholarship Committee takes adequate time to review all applicants' submissions and their materials. An applicant is ineligible if they do not meet the above criteria, and/or if SECOME does not receive all required materials by the deadline.
*Alexis Pointer (left), Student Scholarship Recipient; Ashley Adamovage (right), President, Southeastern Council on Military Education
SECOME just keeps on growing! This year, the organization has seen the largest scholarship application response, as well as awarded the largest amount of scholarships within the organization's history! The student recipients were offered a free night stay at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto in Savannah, GA as well as a gas gift card to help with the travel expenses to the venue to accept the scholarship certificate in person as well as participate on the student panel during the 2016 Symposium. SECOME awarded 5, $1000 scholarship awards to the following noteworthy recipients:
Nayib Bryan, awarded $1000 (Active Duty)
Central Carolina Community College, North Carolina
Associates of Science
Alexis Pointer, awarded $1000 (Active Duty)
American Military University, Georgia
Bachelors in Emergency and Disaster Management (BA)
Roselin Rodriguez-Pinto, awarded $1000 (Veteran)
Fayetteville State University, North Carolina
Bachelors of Social Work
Julia Trevino, awarded $1000 (Spouse)
University Maryland University College, Georgia
Masters in Cybersecurity
Amanda Yeackley, awarded $1000 (Veteran)
American Military University, Georgia
Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science
2015 Student Scholarships Recipients
Ellis Agee, Jr. - Active Duty Service Member, University of Maryland University College
Grant Hudson - Veteran, University of Maryland University College
Ryan Morris - Active Duty Service Member, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Opal Potter - Spouse, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Kayla Rehder - Spouse, East Carolina University
Frederick Young - Veteran, University of Maryland University College
The Student recipients were offered free travel expenses and a free night stay at the Avista Resort in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to accept the scholarship certificate in person during the 2014 annual conference.
$500 scholarships were awarded to the following military-affiliated students.
Lauren Daniel, Military Spouse, United States Coast Guard
Shawn Kalley, Veteran, United States Army
Capt Alan Thompson, Active Duty, United States Marine Corps