Western Warrior

  • text that asks, are you a western warrior?
  • A student veteran saluting the American flag

    Western Warriors recognize the service and sacrifice of the military community.

  • Student cadets dancing at a military ball

    Western Warriors see the commitment of support given by military dependents.

  • Community members participating in the Warrior 5K

    Western Warriors seek out ways to support the military community.

  • President Dunn signing a document to honor fallen Michigan marines

    Western Warriors lead by example and make history.

I Am A Western Warrior

Help make history by contributing to Western Michigan University's first Universitywide military scholarship, the Veterans and Dependents Scholarship.

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The Office of Military and Veterans Affairs will be selling exclusive Western Warrior dog tags on campus this fall, with all proceeds going to the scholarship. More  events will be announced in the coming weeks. Please contact Billy Clayton at (269) 387-4444 or Billy.Clayton@wmich.edu with any questions regarding contributions.

Veterans and Dependents Scholarship

The Veterans and Dependents Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship available to military members currently serving, those who have previously served and dependents.  There are no restrictions or requirements regarding major, minor or military branch.

Value: $500 (Students may reapply annually for scholarship)

Criteria: 

  • Must be admitted to WMU to receive award

  • Must show proof of military status on scholarship application

Deadline: Students must apply by April 1, 2017. Students awarded the scholarship will be notified by May 1, 2017.

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