Wright State University will pay part of the tuition costs for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base personnel who enroll at the university’s graduate school in an initiative leaders hope will be a model for the rest of the nation.
The $750,000 graduate scholarship fund is open to both active-duty military service members and civilian employees at the state’s largest single-site employer with more than 27,000 employees, officials said.
“This really elevates the partnership between Wright-Patterson and Wright State University,” said Robert Fyffe, Wright State vice president for research and dean of the graduate school. “It opens up the whole gamut of graduate education for our Wright-Patterson colleagues.”
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