A future history teacher and future neurologist are the new Pat Tillman Military Scholars selected at the University of South Florida for the 2012-2013 academic year.
They are among 59 recipients in the fourth class of Tillman Scholars chosen from 1,280 applicants.
Stephen Naylor is a veteran of the British Army who served in Afghanistan and is husband to a U.S. Air Force officer. He wants to teach and become a positive influence the lives of young people. Naylor was awarded a $10,000 scholarship and is expected to graduate in May 2013.
Edward Woodward is a medically retired U.S. Air Force Captain currently enrolled in the Master’s in Medical Science program at USF. He plans to become a neurologist to assist veterans with traumatic brain injury. Woodward will receive $50,000 in scholarship funds over the next five academic years, allowing him to complete the master’s program and continue on in the College of Medicine.
The full list of the 2012-2013 Tillman Military Scholars is available. Overall, the Pat Tillman Foundation has funded scholars from 71 different institutions across 34 states for their leadership in the military, the classroom and the community.