Pinnacle Career Institute

Scholarships forMilitary Personnel

PCI Military Scholarships

Here at PCI we find it an honor to serve those that have served. Below are special scholarships to assist our military students. If you have any questions or want more informations please contact your Financial Aid Coordinator. 

Imagine America Military Scholarship

The Imagine America Military Scholarship is a national aid program established to recognize the service of our military men and women. This $1,000 award was established to assist military men and women in their quest for higher education. The Imagine America Military Scholarship is a one-time grant, provided through the Imagine America Foundation, to qualified adult students planning to attend a participating career college. An application may be submitted by speaking with a financial aid counselor or submitting an application online through www.imagine-america.org.

Students must apply prior to the beginning of the program.

PCI Military Scholarship

Pinnacle Career Institute recognizes and appreciates the service of our military men and women. The PCI Military Scholarship is specifically provided to assist eligible military personnel including active duty, reservist, honorably discharged veterans, and spouse/dependents (eligible for VA benefits) with the remaining direct cost of their academic program beyond direct costs covered by his/her military benefits. In order to qualify for this scholarship a student must:

  • Be an eligible military service man/woman: active duty, reservist, honorably discharged veteran, or spouse/dependent receiving transferrable education benefits
  • Apply for the scholarship prior to the beginning of the program
  • Complete and sign a scholarship application
  • Meet all admissions requirements
  • Maintain full-time enrollment in a certificate or degree program for which the student is receiving the scholarship beyond the add/drop week. Must complete the first 40 days per term to be eligible to receive the scholarship for each respective term
  • Provide documentation of active duty military status or honorably discharged by having their Commanding Officer or Education Services Officer sign this application. Honorably discharged status must provide a copy of the DD214 showing characterization of discharge prior to beginning class
  • Provide proof of military benefit by providing a Certificate of Eligibility
  • Eligible spouse/dependent must provide proof of transferred educational benefit
  • Complete all necessary requirements for the military to process the military benefit monies. VA benefits provide the funding source to the student to directly pay the school
  • Apply military benefit paid to the school for the direct cost of the educational program
  • Scholarship monies cannot exceed program cost to create a credit or cash balance on the account card. If funding increases, the scholarship will be void
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress

Students are awarded a tuition scholarship of up to $5,000 as follows: Direct education program costs less the military benefit amount and any other federal grants and/or scholarships not to exceed the direct cost of tuition, fees, books, and other institutional charges.

Scholarship application and required documents are to be provided to the financial aid coordinator prior to the planned term of attendance. This scholarship must be applied for annually and if a student withdraws and re-enters, they must re-apply.

PCI Tuition Assistance Military Scholarship

Pinnacle Career Institute recognizes and appreciates the service of our military men and women. The PCI Tuition Assistance Military Scholarship is specifically provided to assist eligible military personnel using his/her Tuition Assistance military benefits to cover all or some of the remaining direct cost of their academic program beyond direct costs covered by his/her Tuition Assistance military benefits.  In order to qualify for this scholarship a student must: 

  • Be an eligible military service man/woman with Tuition Assistance benefits
  • Complete and sign a scholarship application
  • Meet all admissions requirements
  • Maintain full-time enrollment in a certificate or degree program for which the student is receiving the scholarship beyond the add/drop week. Must complete the first 40 days per term to be eligible to receive the scholarship for each respective term
  • Provide documentation from the Education Officer specifically confirming Tuition Assistance eligibility as well as the exact dollar amount per each PCI academic year
  • Provide proof of military benefit by providing a Certificate of Eligibility
  • Complete all necessary requirements for the military to process the military benefit monies. TA authorization vouchers must be provided by the student directly to the school
  • Meet continued responsibility to certify each term with the Education Officer and forward the TA authorization voucher to PCI
  • Meet responsibility to annually re-apply for TA benefit in October for each year enrolled in the program
  • Apply military benefit paid to the school for the direct cost of the educational program
  • Those without full TA may have an out of pocket expense
  • Scholarship monies cannot exceed program cost to create a credit or cash balance on the account card. If funding increases, the scholarship will be void
  • Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress as defined in the PCI catalog

Students are awarded a tuition scholarship of up to $5,000 as follows: Direct education program costs less the military benefit amount and any other federal grants and/or scholarships not to exceed the direct cost of tuition, fees, books, and other institutional charges.

Scholarship application and required documents are to be provided to the financial aid coordinator prior to the planned term of attendance. This scholarship must be applied for annually and if a student withdraws and re-enters, they must re-apply.

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