Centurion Military Alliance Helps Families Earn a Degree

Via Advance 500 Scholarship, eligible CMA family members can attend
DeVry University at zero tuition cost

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Furthering its mission to support transitioning military service
members, caregivers and spouses, Centurion Military Alliance (CMA) is
proud to introduce a unique program to help families of CMA members earn
a degree. In partnership with DeVry University, the “Advance 500
Scholarship” enables eligible CMA participants and a family member to
pursue their education at DeVry, at 100 percent tuition savings* to the
family member.

How DeVry’s Advance 500 Scholarship Works

  • The scholarship is available to dependents of CMA participants.
  • CMA participants’, who enroll at DeVry from May 2019 to January 2020,
    may sponsor one designated dependent to receive the scholarship.
  • CMA participants and their family member can pursue an undergraduate
    certificate, associate degree or bachelor’s degree at one of DeVry
    University’s 45 locations or online.

“Participants in our Warrior Transition Network have dedicated
themselves to serving others, so too have their families. Military
spouses and children make untold sacrifices, often in areas of
employment and education,” said Chaunté Myers, CEO of Centurion Military
Alliance. “While service members do receive certain benefits, their
dependents do not. With DeVry’s Advance 500 scholarship, we can help
provide an opportunity for a military family member to earn a degree
without any financial burden.”

CMA partnered with DeVry University for the Advance 500 Scholarship
because of the university’s long history of helping current and former
members of the U.S. military reach their higher education goals.

“From training Army Air Corps instructors on electronic devices in the
1940s to being one of the first schools approved to accept the original
G.I. Bill® following WWII, DeVry has been educating and
supporting America’s military personnel and the veteran community for
decades,” said James Bartholomew, president and CEO of DeVry University.
“Which is why I am proud to join forces with the CMA and give back to
our veteran community and their families by offering 500 tuition-free
scholarships to the dependents of its veteran service organization

For more information on the Advance 500 Scholarship, visit www.cmawarrior.org/devry-education.

*Scholarship equal to tuition charges per session as long as the
student is meeting continuing eligibility criteria. Also, this does not
include the cost of books and fees.

About Centurion Military Alliance

Founded in 2011, Centurion Military Alliance (CMA) is a nonprofit
organization that supports service members and their families as they
transition to the civilian sector. CMA prepares, trains and helps
provide education to the nation’s transitioning service members,
veterans, primary caregivers and spouses, with the purpose of providing
the knowledge, tools and resources required to successfully transition
their military skills into a civilian career. CMA’s three pillar
approach – Educational Attainment, Financial Literacy and Vocational
Proficiency – is aimed at meeting the long-term goal of finding lasting,
meaningful, post-military careers. CMA relies on corporate
sponsors/partnerships to provide vetted resources, focused and
individualized transition assistance and military-to-civilian sector
expertise. For more information on CMA, visit www.cmawarrior.org.

About DeVry University

DeVry University’s mission is to foster student learning through
high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology,
business, science and the arts. Founded in 1931, the university offers
undergraduate and graduate programs onsite
and online within its six areas of study: Accounting, Business,
Healthcare, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Media Arts & Technology. The
university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org).
To learn more about DeVry University, visit devry.edu.


Chaunté Myers
Centurion Military Alliance
[email protected]

Anne Unger
DeVry University
[email protected]

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