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Veterans sanctuary

  1. 1. veterans sanctuary sponsorsHip ranks Back Home and • Private: $150 moving • Corporal: • Sergeant: $300 $500 Forward. • Lieutenant: $1,000 • Captain: $2,000 • Major: $2,500 • Colonel: $3,000 • General: $5,000 • Two-Star General: $10,000 • Three-Star General: $15,000 • Four-Star General: $20,000 Gifts will cover the costs of admissions fees, books and even full scholarships. Veterans and current military members of all Veterans coordinator, certifying official ages, from any military branch and all war eras, are eligible to 921 S. 8th Avenue, Stop 8095 Pocatello, Idaho 83209-8095 receive scholarships from your contributions. Veterans recruiter/counselor Idaho State University It is a great way to say thank you. (208) 282-2676 Allison Gonzalez Photo Courtesy of Veterans Sanctuary (208) 282-4298 Casey Santee A 501 (c) 3 service foundation will manage all U.S. Army Veterans Sanctuary scholarship funds. Donations are 100 percent tax exempt and will be used for veterans scholarships or as directed by the benefactor.
  2. 2. veterans sanctuary sponsorsHips To become a sponsor of the Sanctuary, a business can either start a scholarship, offer veterans attending ISU reduced prices for goods or services, or provide a substantial benefit to the program itself. This is a win-win situation for veterans and the participating businesses, which will receive a window cling denoting sponsorship. Such recognition increases business by boosting sales to veterans and customers within the greater community who support veterans. A list of participating businesses will be provided to all ISU veterans to encourage their patronage. The vets will have unique identification cards to aBout tHe ensure only eligible people receive discounts. veterans sanctuary The Veterans Sanctuary is a unique The Sanctuary includes a team of program that offers a comprehensive and dedicated representatives, some of whom are unequaled system of support to our nation’s veterans themselves. The team has a veterans finest as they transition from military to coordinator to assist with G.I. Bill educational campus life. Our mission is simple—offer benefits and a campus liaison to facilitate first-class service for those who have served contacts within ISU’s various departments and their country. programs as well as in the greater Pocatello Photo Courtesy of U.S. Army community. “I was very impressed by the innovative concept The program features cohort general of a one-stop Veterans Sanctuary at which our education classes for veterans taught by faculty former warriors can access the services, benefits members who are veterans. There is cohort and opportunities that we as a nation have housing, a living-learning community, on campus. Located in the former Nichols Hall, it rightly guaranteed them.” is one of the first veterans’ residence halls on a Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter university campus in the U.S. The dormitory- style area will have on-site tutoring available. In recognition of our efforts, G.I. Jobs In addition, an Armed Forces Veterans Club Magazine recently listed Idaho State which began at ISU–Idaho Falls in Fall 2009 “What Idaho State University is doing for these University as a Military Friendly School for has since expanded to Pocatello. 2010, an honor bestowed upon the top 15 The Sanctuary is partnering with local vets is just tremendous. I wish we could see percent of colleges, universities and trade businesses to provide scholarships to veterans that throughout the state. That each one of the schools in the United States. who exhaust their benefits before obtaining universities in the state could be doing what The American Legion also presented degrees. Veterans who attend ISU will have Idaho State University is doing.” ISU and the Veterans Sanctuary a national every opportunity to graduate. Many of these Brigadier General Alan Gayhart citation for work with veterans. Only one businesses also offer members of the program Idaho Army National Guard Commander such award is given in each state annually. reduced prices on goods and services.