Western Warrior

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  • 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. Please contact the office at (269) 387-4444 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)


  • Must be admitted to WMU to receive award

  • Must show proof of military status on scholarship application

Deadline: Applications are accepted between October and April.

Apply now