SALUTE

 

 

 

A National Honor Society for Veterans

SALUTE is the only national honor society recognizing and honoring the service and the scholastic achievements of students veterans. SALUTE stands for Service, Academics, Leadership, Unity, Tribute, and Excellence. Members inducted into SALUTE are those who have shown courage, strength, leadership, excellence, and perseverance in their military endeavors and now are showing that same commitment to their academic careers. Each student selected for recognition through membership in SALUTE will receive a military style challenge coin and a membership certificate suitable for framing, opportunities for scholarships through SALUTE.

Members include retirees, disabled veterans, active duty military, National Guard and reservists returning to higher education, veterans who are starting second careers, or helping fund their college careers with military service. 

 

SALUTE Minimum Standards

 

Undergraduate Students

  • Be currently enrolled as a student.
  • Have served or currently serving in the military, National Guard, or Reserves (If no longer serving, must have been honorably discharged from service). Applicant must submit a DD-214 Member 4 copy that displays the character of service (honorable discharge). Applicants serving on active duty or in the Guard or Reserves must submit a copy of orders for their current duty assignment.
  • Have completed 12 credits
  • Completed 20 community service hours (Community Service hour log form available here)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher. The undergraduate GPA tiers are broken down according to the following:
    • Alpha Tier GPA: 3.75 – 4.00
    • Bravo Tier GPA: 3.50 – 3.74
    • Charlie Tier GPA: 3.25 – 3.49
    • Delta Tier GPA: 3.00 – 3.24
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards

 

 

Graduate Students

  • Be currently enrolled as a student
  • Have served or currently serving in the military, National Guard, or Reserves (If no longer serving, must have been honorably discharged from service). Applicant must submit a DD-214 Member 4 copy that displays the character of service (honorable discharge). Applicants serving on active duty or in the Guard or Reserves must submit a copy of orders for their current duty assignment.
  • Have completed 9 credits
  • Completed a minimum of 20 community service hours
  • 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards

 

Application

Applications accepted until April 1st for Spring semester and October 15th for Fall semester.

Step 1. Fill out application and submit online.

Step 2. Pay one time $35 fee for life membership online at: https://salute-colostate.nbsstore.net/salute-individual-membership

Step 3. Submit Service Hour Log Sheet to the Veteran Resource Center showing 20 community service hours completed.

Applicants who have not paid the membership by the application deadline will not be processed. A confirmation email will be sent to the email provided on the application.

 

For more information contact Michelle Munns in the VRC at 

 

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH
Veterans Resource Center

(920) 424-1804
veterans@uwosh.edu
Dempsey Hall, Room 130

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