CTU Wounded Warrior Military Scholarship Program

About the Scholarship

The CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship program began in 2008. In partnership with the Yellow Ribbon Fund Inc. and CTU, the scholarship provides an opportunity through education to a population with uncertain futures--those whose lives are forever altered by a debilitating physical injury while serving their country. Each year, 25 wounded service members and 25 spouses of wounded service members receive a full scholarship to attend CTU.

Applications for the 2015 scholarships are due no later than September 1st, 2014. See below for details.

What the Scholarships Cover

  • Full tuition to any eligible CTU degree program available 100% online
  • Specially-trained military education advisors
  • New laptop computer
  • Hardcopy or e-books
  • 24/7 technical support

Attend College Anywhere, Anytime

All CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship recipients complete their degrees online via the Internet, allowing students to take classes from anywhere in the world. The virtual campus at CTU is a supportive environment for recovering service members, and their spouses, to begin and continue their education. Whether receiving rehabilitation services or caring for a spouse as they recover, the virtual campus allows students the flexibility to access their classes at times that are convenient for the them...anytime! 

Scholarship Eligibility

Candidates for the scholarship must:

  • Be able to provide proof of high school graduation or equivalency documents. Acceptable documentation of high school graduation or its equivalency must be received by CTU by the first day of the second quarter in the degree program of study. It is the student’s responsibility to provide this documentation. Any student who does not provide documentation of high school equivalency prior to the first day of the second quarter in the degree program of study may be subject to cancellation from the University.
  • Be a spouse of or active member or Veteran of the United States armed forces currently receiving medical treatment for injuries suffered in combat or injuries received in the line of duty while serving in a combat zone during Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Employees of Career Education Corporation (CEC) and its schools and their immediate family members are not eligible to receive the scholarship.

Application Process

If you meet the eligibility criteria, please complete the electronic application below. 

Please note the following:

  • The recipients of the scholarships will be chosen by a Selection Board consisting of members from the academic, military, and Wounded Warrior support communities. The Selection Board is looking particularly for Wounded Warriors and spouses who demonstrate a strong desire to advance their education and to apply their degree to career advancement after the completion of the degree program.        
  • During the application process you may save your application and return later, however you must use the link provided when saving to return to the started application.  Failure to use the link provided when saving will require you to restart the application process.
  • If you have any issues with the electronic application, please contact WoundedWarriors@ctuonline.edu for assistance. 


Email: WoundedWarriors@ctuonline.edu 
Phone: 1.866.924.3974
Fax: 1.630.729.5314