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NAIMES Student Spotlight Award - Five $1,200 Awards

NAIMES STUDENT SPOTLIGHT AWARD (National Association of Institutions for Military Education Services)

Co-Sponsored by MBS Direct, LLC
Application Period: 15 June – 15 September 2017
Winner Announced: 1 November 2017


Why Participate: NAIMES celebrates student achievements across the Armed Forces and fosters scholarly communication between students, faculty, and the military communities we serve. Participation in the Student Spotlight Award provides students with opportunities to gain valuable experience in both oral and written presentations of their work.


Eligibility: Active duty personnel, veterans, and active duty military spouses from all service branches are invited to submit an application. ROTC students and military academy students are not eligible to apply.  Students must be current students seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree.


Deadline: The deadline to submit the application, resume, and essay (use the attached form) is 15 September 2017.  (The online application form includes the space to upload a resume and your essay. There should be one application submission only. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Validation of College Credits Earned: Applicants pursuing an undergraduate degree are required to validate the number of college credits earned at the time of application. (See attached resume form in the Submission steps below.)


Award: MBS Direct, LLC is a proud co-sponsor of this award program.

A $1,200 cash prize will be awarded to the top project in five categories:  

1) Undergraduate student with less than 60 credits earned

2) Undergraduate student with 60 or more credits

3) Graduate student

4) Veteran

5) Active duty military spouse


In addition, travel funds, not to exceed $500, will be available to allow recipients to receive their award at the annual Council of College and Military Educators symposium. The 2017 CCME Professional Development Symposium will be held in San Diego, CA, March 26-29, 2018.


Submission Process:

1.       Fill out the online Application:

2.       Upload your Essay and Resume


Applications must be posted online by 15 September 2017.

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