TEMPE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sessions
College for Professional Design is delighted to announce the
reopening of the Louis H. Schilt Memorial Scholarship for disabled
veterans and spouses. The scholarship was first established in 2008 by
the owners of Sessions College to honor their inspirational family
member and to recognize the substantial sacrifices made by service
members and their families. More than 20 scholarships were awarded between
2008 – 2012.
Louis H. Schilt, awarded a Purple Heart for his service, continues to
inspire through the memorial scholarship program.
Retraining for a new professional career after the trauma of an injury
can be a serious challenge. The Louis H. Schilt Memorial
Scholarship offers the selected recipient the chance to develop skills
in the visual communications industry.
“My Dad was the epitome of a service member who gave uncomplaining
service to his country, in spite of losing his eyes in combat during
World War II,” commented Louis J. Schilt, investor and EVP of Sessions
College. “I saw the personal struggle my Dad experienced in finding his
way after his injury. As an educator, I understand how transforming a
chance at a new career can be.” Read
about Louis H Schilt
Professional certificate programs are 6 months in length and delivered
Programs are instructor led, project based and include instructional
lessons that incorporate multimedia, audio visual and animated
materials. All certificate students graduate with a portfolio of work
that is a must-have in the design industry.
Two scholarships will be awarded for both the May and September cohorts.
The scholarship will cover all tuition and college fees.
In Louis H. Schilt’s honor, Sessions College hopes that the scholarship
that bears his name will help our returning U.S. service members and
their families through their challenging times of transition and
adjustment. By offering scholarship recipients the opportunity for
creative expression and career development, Sessions College honors
their service to our country.
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College for Professional Design.
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