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Application Process


Deadline: February 15, 2022. 


If you are a veteran applying or admitted to a participating program, please review and submit the following requirements to complete an application:

  • Bass Military Scholars application — separate from school/program admission.
  • A resume that highlights your military service.
  • Letter of recommendation from a military leader or recent employer who knows you well. Information about the endorsement format is here.
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended to include information about degree conferred date, GPA, etc.
  • Personal statement video (2 to 3 minutes). See video guidelines here.
  • Member 4 copy of DD214 or National Guard equivalent. If currently on active duty, then provide a short memorandum from your commander with details of military transition, i.e. last duty day, transition leave, and last day on active duty.

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Important Information

  • Adhere to all participating school program admissions policies, requirements, and deadlines.
  • Admissions decisions are at the discretion of participating schools and programs.
  • Applicants may concurrently work on applications for school admissions and the Bass Military Scholars Program.
  • Applicants with a pending admissions decision may submit an application for consideration. Only admitted students will be selected for the program.
  • There are no early action or selection dates. All eligible and complete applications will be considered for selection after the deadline has passed.
  • Online and part-time programs are not eligible for the Bass Military Scholars award. See the list of participating schools and programs here.