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Service Awards

Service Awards

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Eyes of Freedom Scholarship - Student Veteran

The Eyes of Freedom Scholarships were created in 2015 by the Combat Veterans Club to honor the memory of the twenty-three United States Marines and the Navy Corpsmen serving in Columbus, Ohio's Lima Company, 3/25, who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005. One $500 scholarship is awarded annually, administered by the General Abraham and Colonel Greenfield Veterans and Military Student Services Center. This scholarship is awarded to a veteran who has exhausted GI Bill benefits prior to the completion of a four-year degree.

Eyes of Freedom Scholarship - Undergraduate Non-Veteran Student

The Eyes of Freedom Scholarships were created in 2015 by the Combat Veterans Club to honor the memory of the twenty-three United States Marines and the Navy Corpsman serving in Columbus, Ohio's Lima Company, 3/25, who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005. One $500 scholarship is awarded annually, administered by the General Abraham and Colonel Greenfield Veterans and Military Student Services Center. This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate non-veteran student.

Edwin L. Kennedy Leadership Award for Outstanding Community Service

Named in honor of Alumnus Edwin L. Kennedy, this award serves to recognize an individual for their lasting and selfless acts of leadership as a servant to one's community.

The committee for this award shall take into consideration the student's philosophy of leadership and how that is articulated throughout their actions in service. Applicants should make great attempts to describe the initiatives created, explain the depth and extent of the service involvement and articulate how leadership occurred or was developed and/or exercised in the experiences.