Hero Scholarship
For Veterans

Helping Veterans
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Helping Veterans make a smooth transition to Cybersecurity Career

EC-Council University recognizes the challenges that veterans face post-duty and takes an active step to encourage and motivate veterans to join an in-demand career that is suited to a veteran’s critical-thinking ability. 

EC-Council University has established a Hero Scholarship to acknowledge and honor the service and sacrifice of U.S. Veterans. Through this scholarship, the university will cover 10% of the tuition fee of all U.S. Veterans (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, etc.). 

Eligibility Criteria:

(a) Meet all university admission requirements as delineated in the ECCU Catalog. 
(b) Submit a formal request letter addressing the following topics:  

  1. The reason for requesting the award, personal and professional goals 
  2. A brief personal and professional history/biography, provide full contact information 
  3. The letter must be free of mechanical errors, grammatically correct, and appropriately formatted as academic professionalism in writing is considered as part of merit basis 

(c) Submit verification of military service (DD214). 

In addition to this, EC-Council University extends the offer of a zero-cost application (application fee waived) for veterans.

Other Benefits for Veterans at EC-Council University:

VA Education Benefits: Bachelor’s and Master’s degree and graduate certificate programs are eligible for VA Education Benefits. For complete information on using your benefits, please visit www.vets.gov
GI Bill: All online education programs taken as part of EC-Council programs are covered by the GI Bill®. Distance housing allowance rates are also applicable benefits. “GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S government website at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
Navigate to www.vets.gov/education/apply/ to apply for your benefits and get your “Certificate of Eligibility.” Once you are admitted to EC-Council University, our admissions team will help ensure you submit all necessary documents.

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