WGU Washington Don Brunell Tribute Scholarship
Please read prior to applying To honor Don Brunell’s significant contribution to the economic vitality of our state, support for education and military service, WGU Washington is proud to offer the Don Brunell Tribute Scholarship. The scholarship is available for members of the military community who wish to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, education, information technology, or healthcare. This scholarship is designed for new WGU students or returning WGU graduates. Students are eligible to apply up to 90 days prior to their start date and up to 60 days after starting a degree program. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
For the past 28 years, Brunell has overseen the state’s oldest and largest statewide business organization. As president of the Association of Washington Business, he has worked closely with the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges and was named to the Washington State Advisory Board for WGU Washington in 2011. He has also served his country: Brunell served in the U.S. Army as part of the Special Forces and retired as a major in the Washington Army National Guard. Brunell will retire at the end of 2013, marking a distinguished career in business and the military.
- Must have at least 3 years of military or military community service within the past 10 years. (Spouses of active duty military personnel are eligible once they have supported their spouse for a minimum of 3 years of military service within the past 10 years.)
- Must have a minimum of 40 passing college transfer credits
WGU Washington is proudly dedicating scholarships, each valued up to $2,000, for military personnel, retired military, veterans, and military spouses in Brunell’s name.