Round up of coverage of the new Wright State WPAFB Scholarship program.
Dayton Daily News (subscription required): 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. More >>
Dayton Business Journal: Under the program, civilian workers and active duty military can apply for up to $7,500 in scholarship funding per year. The scholarships are renewable until the student completes their program, and the school says the effort will help with advanced training for base employees. More >>
WYSO-FM: Robert Fyffe, the dean of the Graduate School, says the scholarships will cover a variety of fields including business and health. “It goes beyond just the traditional engineering topics that we typically think of as being critical to what the Air Force is doing,” he says. More >>
WDTN-TV: “Wright State continues to grow partnerships that support Wright Patterson Air Force Base, ” said Dr. David Hopkins, WSU president. More >>
WHIO-TV: Wright State University’s Graduate School has created a $750,000 scholarship fund for military personnel and civilian workers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base who want to pursue graduate degrees, university and base officials announced. More >>