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AV-255526-17

Operation Opportunity Foundation (Washington, DC 20005-3408)
Sidney Ellington (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Warrior-Scholar Project

 Academic transition courses for enlisted veterans to be held in summer 2016 at Syracuse University, the University of Arizona, University of Chicago, University of Oklahoma, Yale University, and a preparatory program for discussion leaders.

The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) empowers enlisted military veterans by providing them with a skill bridge that enables a successful transition from the battlefield to the classroom, maximizes their education opportunities by helping them become better informed consumers of higher education, and increases the confidence they will need to successfully complete a rigorous four-year undergraduate program at a top-tier school.

Project fields:
American Government; History, General; Literature, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018