Celtic Valor Scholarship for Veterans

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The University of St. Thomas welcomes military veterans as important members of our campus community.  

Philanthropic support, united with UST's participation in the Yellow Ribbon Post-9/11 GI Bill program, empowers eligible veterans to attend UST at a significantly reduced rate. Unlike many universities, UST does not limit the number of veterans who can receive these scholarships.

Your support will benefit our veterans through the Sgt. Charles Kitowski III Celtic Valor Scholarship. 

In August 2007, while serving overseas, UST alumnus Sgt. Charles Kitowski III '98 volunteered to take the place of an ill soldier from another company. Kitowski and two other soldiers gave their lives that day when an IED exploded near their vehicle.

In his honor, Kitowski's friends and classmates created the Sgt. Charles Kitowski III Celtic Valor Scholarship for veterans of the armed services who possess academic merit but are experiencing financial difficulties.

Giving Day is the perfect opportunity to make a gift in support of scholarships for our deserving veteran population. Please consider supporting the Kitowski Celtic Valor Scholarship fund in honor of Charles's sacrifice and the sacrifices of the many veterans who currently attend UST.

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