Online college offers scholarship program to Army organizationGrantham University, which is an online college, recently announced that it has partnered with the United States Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA) to help a member receive a college education at minimal cost.

Officials said that the scholarship program, which is valued at $36,000, will cover tuition, required textbooks, software and fees for an undergraduate or graduate degree.

"The university is pleased to partner with [USAWOA] again this year to offer a deserving applicant the opportunity to earn a college degree without worrying about the associated costs," said Fredrick Snow, president of Grantham University.

Applicants must be either a USAWOA member in good standing, a spouse of a member in good standing or a dependent child. Furthermore, they must be under age 23 and are required to have been a member of the USAWOA for a minimum of six months prior to the date of the application.

According to the Sloan Survey for Online Learning, web-based enrollment numbers increased by an estimated 1 million students in 2009.

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