Veteran Scholarships

Scholarships.com aims to compensate and reward those who are dedicated to education, hobbies, and other valuable interests. That is why we provide scholarships to some of our country's most dedicated men and women through Veteran Scholarships. These scholarships are typically available either to those who have served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, or Coast Guard. Below are some examples of pertinent scholarships, but further utilize our free scholarship search tool to ensure you find all the scholarships that match you. You may qualify beyond one specific criteria, such as serving in the armed forces, being a dependent thereof, or having family members who served.

¡Adelante! HOPE Veteran's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/18/2019
  • Amount: $1,300
  • The Hispanic Organization for Public Employees is pleased to offer the following scholarship for one U.S. Military Veteran attending any college or university in Texas.

    Eligibility:
    -Currently attending an accredited university, public or private college in the state of Texas
    -Is involved in community service
    -Is of Hispanic descent
    -Is able to attend Adelante's Annual Leadership [...] More

AFAS General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/10/2019
  • Amount: $4,000
  • The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program is competitive in its need-based selection criteria, uniquely tailored to recognize the proper weighing of family income and education cost factors. Grants are awarded to selected sons and daughters of Active Duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, Retired, Retired Reserve and deceased Air Force members; [...] More

Air Force ROTC Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Air Force ROTC offers a variety of scholarships that will help relieve the financial burden of your college education.
    Air Force ROTC scholarships cover college tuition and most lab fees. You will also receive an annual textbook allowance and up to a $500 spending cash monthly stipend. A variety of full and partial scholarships are available, and certain scholarships have specific requirements. [...] More

Alabama National Guard Educational Assistance Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Alabama National Guard Educational Assistance Program is a state student assistance program established by the Legislature of the State of Alabama and is designed to provide financial assistance to Alabama National Guard members who are residents of the State of Alabama and are enrolled in degree programs at accredited post-secondary institutions of higher learning located within the State of [...] More

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Awards

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award Program was started by the NSCDA in 1927 to give students of American Indian descent the opportunity to pursue careers in nursing. The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America has provided a small number of scholarship awards to assist students of American Indian heritage who are pursuing degrees in nursing or in the field of health care and [...] More

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • This scholarship helps people who are part of The Legion Family pursue a college degree later in life or allow them to pick up where they left off when their studies were interrupted. If you're at this place in life, this may be the right scholarship for you. Applicant must be a member of The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion and shall have paid dues for [...] More

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The American Legion Auxiliary believes that the more knowledge our young people gain, the better citizens they will become. That is why the organization is so committed to education. Investing in the education of our young people is investing in the future of our country. The American Legion Auxiliary offers multiple scholarships, so if you are interested in applying for a scholarship, check out [...] More

American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The American Legion Auxiliary annually provides one Junior member in each of the five American Legion Auxiliary divisions with a scholarship. The applicant must have held membership in the American Legion Auxiliary for the immediate past three years; must hold a membership card for the current year; and must continue to maintain membership throughout the four-year scholarship period. Scholarship [...] More

American Legion Auxililary Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Candidates for the American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship shall be direct descendants of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Applicant must complete 50 hours of community service during his/her high school years and must be a senior in high school at the time of application. For more [...] More

Anchor Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Anchor Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to eligible family members (children and spouses) of active duty, retired or honorably discharged Surface Navy personnel.

    Recipients are selected on the basis of four equally weighted criteria:
    -Academic performance
    -Character
    -Extracurricular
    -Financial need

    Anchor Scholarships MUST be applied to tuition and tuition related [...] More

AOC Enlisted Tuition Grant

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The AOC headquarters provides monetary support to approximately 5 chapters that participate in the AOC Enlisted Tuition Grant Program. The procedures are the same as for scholarships. Find the chapter closest to you, contact the chapter president, and return the completed Application (same Student Data Form in FP1-1) However, you may want to look at FP1-2, Enlisted Tuition Grant (ETG) Operating [...] More

Army Engineer Memorial Awards

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Army Engineer Memorial Awards were established in 1973 as a living memorial to Engineer Officers killed in Vietnam and are given annually to honor all Engineer Officers who died in the line of duty. A candidate for an award may be any graduating high school senior who is a citizen of the United States and whose sponsor, parent, or legal guardian is a U.S. Army Engineer (active duty, retired [...] More

Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Education Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2019
  • Amount: $3,000
  • One of the Army Nurse Corps Association’s major initiatives is the Scholarship Program. Its purpose is the support of nursing education through scholarship funding to worthy students who are US citizens in an accredited program in baccalaureate or graduate nursing, anesthesia, or related healthcare field. Below are the eligibility criteria and general information.

    Eligibility:
    -Students [...] More

Army ROTC Four-Year College Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Four-Year College Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information. Applicants must be between the ages of 17 and 26, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, score a minimum 920 on the SAT / 19 on the ACT, meet physical standards, have a high school diploma or [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Green to Gold Scholarships are awarded for two, three, or four years. Recipients will receive tuition or room and board support, additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year. Additionally, there will receive funding for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of [...] More

Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/2/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Army Women's Foundation recognizes the importance of education and the role it plays in personal, professional and economic fulfillment. The Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program provides grants to women soldiers, past and present, and their lineal descendants to help them attain their educational goals. The Legacy Scholarship Program offers financial support in four areas: [...] More

Bernard E. Dillon Vocational Skills Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Dillon Scholarships are for post high school students attending vocational-technical classes at an accredited vocational-technical school. Criteria for evaluation and award of a scholarship are the student's educational achievements, leadership abilities, character, citizenship, and community service. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

BVA Kathern F. Gruber Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 4/21/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans are eligible for the annual Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship to assist them with their higher education tuition. Gruber scholarships are for one year only but recipients can re-apply and receive the award up to four times. The blinded veteran family member is not required to be a BVA member for the spouse or child to receive a [...] More

Capital One Military Dependent Scholarship - Virginia

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Capital One Military Dependent Scholarship is designed to aid and honor a talented high school senior that is the dependent of an active duty Service member, or Service member in the Reserves or National Guard. $5,000 for college tuition will be awarded to a student for their academic excellence, values, actions and leadership within their community. Military dependents who work hard and [...] More

CCMW Educators Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 10/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Council of College and Military Educators Scholarship is available to military service members working toward the completion of higher education degrees. You must be working on associate's, bachelor's or master's degree and submit a 400-750-word essay on the topic: "What has your experience been pursuing a degree while serving in the military and how will the scholarship be used to enable you [...] More

Daedalian Foundation Descendants Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $2,000
  • To further the Objectives of the Order of Daedalians insofar as assisting in the education of deserving young persons in the fields of aerospace engineering and flight, and encouraging those young people who receive valuable aerospace training to pursue a military career, the Daedalian Foundation has established a Descendants Scholarship Program for descendants of Daedalian members. The [...] More

Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Daughters of the Cincinnati have contributed generously to the scholarship fund for over a century. Applicants must be daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States military. If you are eligible, you must apply during your senior year in high school. The application process includes an essay, secondary school report, a letter of recommendation from a member of the applicant’s [...] More

Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War (duvs) Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2019
  • Amount: $250
  • The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War (duvs) Scholarship is awarded to a deserving member to assist with her education at the post-secondary level. Members may apply for funding during their senior year in high school. The applicant must have been active as a duv for a minimum of two consecutive years. The applicant must have and maintain a satisfactory scholastic standing. For more [...] More

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The State of Delaware provides educational benefits for the children of deceased veterans of the military services of the United States, military service personnel held as a prisoner of war and military service personnel officially declared to be missing in action.

    Applicant must have been a resident of the state of Delaware for 3 or more consecutive years prior to the date of application. If [...] More

Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program, you must be a Maryland resident at the time of application and enroll at a two-year or four-year Maryland college/university, as a full-time or part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student or attend a private career school.

    Also, you must be:

    -The son, daughter, stepchild, or the surviving spouse (who has [...] More

EOD Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/22/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Applicants must be the child, stepchild, spouse, or grandchild, or other DoD recognized dependent of a graduate of NAVSCOLEOD. NAVSCOLEOD graduates are not eligible for scholarship awards. Active Duty personnel are not eligible for scholarship awards. Military academy students are not eligible to receive EODMF Scholarships. Students may apply in case they are not accepted or decide not to attend [...] More

Fisher House Foundation Scholarships for Military Children

  • Application Deadline: 2/13/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Dependent unmarried children under age 21 (23 if enrolled as a full-time student) of active duty personnel, reserve/guard and retired military members, or survivors of deceased members, may apply for this scholarship. Dependent children of NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), Public Health Service, other federal or military related agencies or activities, or DoD civilian [...] More

GRCF Armando "Frank" Quaglia Veteran's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

    To be eligible for the Armando "Frank" Quaglia Veteran's Scholarship, students must be from Kent or Ionia County and is a veteran or family member (spouse, child, or step-child) of a veteran of the United States Armed Forces [...] More

Horizons - Michigan Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/12/2019
  • Amount: $3,500
  • The HORIZONS-Michigan Scholarship encourages women to pursue careers related to the national security and defense interests of the United States and provides development opportunities to women already working in these fields. Applicants must be citizens of te U.S. and residents of Michigan, either a full-time or part-time graduate or undergraduate who has attained at least junior level status (60 [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Junior ROTC Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois High School students a scholarship for their continued education. This one-year scholarship is non-renewable. To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must:

    -Be an Illinois high school senior
    -Have taken the ACT or SAT
    -Participate in a Junior ROTC program
    -Child or [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois high school students a scholarship for their continued education. This one-year scholarship varies in its amount on a yearly basis.

    To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must:
    -Be an Illinois high school senior
    -Be a child or grandchild of a veteran of the United [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $500
  • The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois high school students a scholarship for their continued education.

    To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must:
    -Be an Illinois high school senior
    -Be a child of a deceased father or mother who was a Veteran of the United States of America who served after September 15, [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois high school students a scholarship for their continued education.

    To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must:
    -Be an Illinois high school senior who has been accepted into a pre-approved nursing program (a copy of an acceptance letter must accompany the application) [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois High School students a scholarship for their continued education. This scholarship is a one-year scholarship, non-renewable.

    Eligibility:
    -Be an Illinois high school senior
    -Have taken the ACT or SAT
    -Child or grandchild of veteran or active-duty service member

    For more [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Trade School Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois high school students a scholarship for their continued education.

    To be eligible for this scholarship the applicant must:
    -Be an Illinois high school senior who has been accepted in a pre-approved trade school program. (A copy of an acceptance letter must accompany the [...] More

Illinois National Guard Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Illinois National Guard (ING) Grant pays tuition and eligible fees (registration, graduation, general activity, matriculation and term fees) at all Illinois public universities or public community colleges. The ING Grant is an entitlement program and is awarded to eligible recipients regardless of the funding level. Eligible students must be an Illinois National Guard member who is either [...] More

Lackland Officers' Spouses Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • This scholarship is for San Antonio area high school seniors who are dependents of a military member stationed at Lackland AFB, to include: AD, Reserve, Guard, sponsors on remote assignment, retired or deceased.

    One scholarship is also awarded to a dependent Spouse pursuing a technical, associate, or undergraduate degree. Applications can be obtained through the Gateway Club, Family Support [...] More

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Since 1962, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has been Honoring Marines by Educating Their Children. The Nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, the Scholarship Foundation pays particular attention to those students whose parent has been killed or wounded in combat or has demonstrated financial need.

    Applicants must be the child of an active [...] More

Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 7/31/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship is for students seeking degrees, certificates, or diplomas at vocational/technical schools, colleges, or universities. Award amounts vary and are based on financial need. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be a child of a living or deceased veteran who served in Vietnam who are enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours/semester during the academic year. [...] More

Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program was established in recognition of the hardship that a family experiences upon the loss of a parent and or spouse who is killed or missing in the line of public service duty in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This grant program was established to provide educational opportunity to the remaining family members. The Public Service Grant Program is [...] More

Matthews and Swift Educational Trust Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • Delegates to the 62nd Supreme Council Meeting in August 1944 voted to establish an Educational Trust Fund by the raising of $1 million through a special per capita tax on the members of the Order. Scholarships provided from the income of this fund would become a living memorial to Knights who gave their lives for their country during World War II, or who became totally and permanently disabled [...] More

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining their first undergraduate degree. Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four (4) academic years as long as they meet the eligibility criteria.

    Applicants must be dependent children, stepchildren, or legally adopted children or [...] More

Michael S. and Jeffrey C. Hagler Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Michael S. and Jeffrey C. Hagler Scholarship Fund is for nontraditional students enrolling in at least 9 credits in a degree-seeking or certification program at Boise State University or College of Western Idaho. Students must be a resident of the state of Idaho and demonstrate financial need. Must be 24 years or older. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Military Child of the Year Award

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The Military Child of the Year Award recognizes outstanding military children who demonstrate resiliency, leadership, and achievement in their communities. Recipients, along with a parent or guardian, travel to Washington, D.C., for a special recognition Gala. They also receive a laptop computer and the $10,000 award. We are excited to be able to offer recognition for children of National Guard, [...] More

Minority Serving Institute Scholarship Reservation

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Minority Serving Institution Scholarship Reservation, or MSISR, offers the same benefits as the Four-Year National Scholarship and is exclusive to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), High Hispanic Enrollment Schools (HHEs), and other Minority Serving Institutions. This scholarship applies to Navy option students only. The application process starts with filling out the [...] More

Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 5/30/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Scholarship Foundation of the Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. awards up to 30 scholarships granted annually. Those eligible for the grants are the natural born, legally adopted or stepson or daughter of an Enlisted member of the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard on active duty, or retired with pay or the son or daughter of a deceased member of these categories. Applicants must have a valid [...] More

NEHA/AAS Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 2/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The purpose of the NEHA/AAS Scholarship program is to encourage early commitment by students to a career in EH and to stimulate past and present graduates to pursue postgraduate studies in EH sciences and/or public health. The program offers financial assistance to individuals with a demonstratable need, and serves to introduce adequately trained professionals into the EH [...] More

New Hampshire Scholarships for Orphans of Veterans

  • Application Deadline: 9/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The New Hampshire Scholarships for Orphans of Veterans is for students whose parent(s) died, while an NH resident, as the result of a service-related disability while serving in the U.S. armed services in a combat situation. Eligible students are between the ages of 16 and 25, who are legal residents of New Hampshire and whose mother or father served in the United States armed services during an [...] More

Oklahoma National Guard Tuition Waiver Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Oklahoma National Guard Tuition Waiver is established as an incentive for qualified young men and women to join the Oklahoma National Guard and as a means to retain skilled, productive citizens within the state.

    Eligibility:
    -Is a bonafide member of the Oklahoma National Guard at the beginning of the semester for which he/she is applying for a scholarship or by the scholarship [...] More

Park Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Two awards are given to full-time students, one male and one female. Recipient must be either a single female, head-of-household student with dependents; a single male, head of household with dependents; or a Vietnam veteran who no longer has access to educational benefits and has a GPA of at least 3.0. Student must be a custodial parent and must demonstrate financial need.

    For more [...] More

Pro Vets Memorial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • ProVets is as an independent organization whose primary purpose is to provide financial help to veterans and their families needing professional and/or academic assistance through grants and scholarships. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, rank in the upper 20% of their high school class and be admitted in an educational program. Must submit a detailed written request for gift or scholarship [...] More

Samuel Eliot Morison Naval History Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Director of Naval History (N09BH) has established the Samuel Eliot Morison Naval History Scholarship Program to promote development of a broad understanding of naval history within the American national experience. This historical knowledge is an invaluable tool for the decision making process.

    The scholarship was named in honor of the late Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison, USNR, an [...] More

SGM Douglas R. Drum Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Sergeant Major Douglas R. Drum (SGM) Memorial Scholarship was developed to honor the Founder and first National President of The American Military Retirees Association (AMRA). Scholarships are funded by donations to the American Military Retirees Foundation from AMRA members in honor of SGM Douglas R.Drum, whose interest in and passion for education are honored by scholarships awarded in his [...] More

Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP)

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $7,000
  • The purpose of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program is to encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Merchant Marine, or to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States. Each year the governor and the lieutenant [...] More

The Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 6/15/2019
  • Amount: $2,000
  • You are eligible to apply for the CPO Scholarship only if your sponsor achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy. Furthermore, your sponsor must be currently serving on Active duty or Reserve duty, or must have been honorably discharged, transferred to Fleet Reserve status, or Retired from the Naval Service as a Chief, Senior Chief, or Master Chief Petty Officer. [...] More

The Graydon & Myrth Fox Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • The Graydon & Myrth Fox Scholarship was established to assist individuals who are seeking to further their job skills or improve their circumstances through education. This award is available to students who are pursuing a degree through either the business schools at California State University, Chico or the University of Florida, Gainesville; or a degree in elementary education at the Coastal [...] More

The Jack E. Barger, Sr., Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 3/30/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • This scholarship fund was established by the Department of Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in 1989 to address the State's nursing shortage. Established in the memory of Department Commander Jack E. Barger, Sr., this scholarship has benefitted more than 110 students, including active duty service members and veterans. The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania (NFP), a charitable [...] More

The Lt. Jon C.Ladda Memorial Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • Recipients of the Lt. Jon C. Ladda Memorial Foundation Scholarship will be as follows:

    Scholarships will be awarded to a child of a United States Naval Academy graduate or United Sates Navy member who served in the submarine service who has died on active duty or has been medically retired with a 100 percent disability. This is a renewable scholarship based on a repeat application [...] More

The Purple Heart Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2019
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Higher education is expensive and can run into the tens of thousands of dollars per year. The Montgomery G.I. Bill and the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill both provide a strong foundation for educational finance, but even these solid tools often fall short of footing the bill. This scholarship program provides financial support to service men and women who have been awarded the Purple Heart and are [...] More

Tillman Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2019
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The scholarship assists with academic expenses, including tuition and fees, books, and living expenses for U.S. veterans and active duty service members of all branches of the U.S. Military including the National Guard and Reserve. Current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members (including surviving spouses) are also eligible.

    Applicants must be pursuing a bachelor, graduate, or [...] More

Tuition and Fee Waivers for Guard Members

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Massachusetts National Guard Education Assistance Program provides a 100% tuition and fee waiver for Massachusetts National Guard soldiers attending a state college, university, or community college program. Generally, these state-supported programs are offered during the day as part of a degree program. Your assistance can continue as long as you are in good standing academically and until [...] More

U.S. Navy Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $65,000
  • The Navy will pay for up to $65,000 of qualified loans acquired from a post-secondary education. To be eligible for this enlisted program the loan cannot be in default and it must be the applicant’s first enlistment. The LRP is available to all active duty Navy enlisted positions.

    The loan must be entered into before going joining the military. The following loans qualify for the College Loan [...] More

University of Great Falls Academic Merit Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $8,500
  • The University of Great Falls is committed to providing an affordable, private college experience of exceptional value. A variety of scholarships recognizing academic achievement and talent are available.

    Students are automatically considered for academic merit scholarships as part of the admission process and are notified of their award level as part of acceptance to the university. [...] More

Vandenberg Spouses' Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/20/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Vandenberg Spouses' Club is honored to continue the long tradition of providing financial assistance to qualifying military dependents and spouses for their college education pursuits.

    Eligibility:
    -Spouses of active duty military sponsors who are stationed at Vandenberg Air Force Base
    -Spouses of retired or deceased military are eligible if applicant currently resides in Santa Barbara [...] More

Virginia Military Survivors & Dependents Education Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of VMSDEP is to provide undergraduate or other postsecondary education to eligible participants by providing a waiver of tuition and all required fees associated with tuition at any public institution of higher education or other public accredited postsecondary institution granting a degree, diploma, or certificate in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Benefits are available for up to 36 [...] More

Wings Over America Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Wings Over America Scholarship Foundation is sponsoring scholarships to further the post-secondary education of deserving students. Last year, this foundation assisted 50 deserving dependents. Scholarships are to be used only for tuition and tuition-based fees charged by the college for A.A, A.S., B.A, B.S. or technical certification. This is for undergraduate work only.

    Applicants must [...] More

Women's Army Corps Veterans' Association Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,500
  • The Women's Army Corps Veterans Association Scholarship has been established to recognize relatives of Army Service Women. Students must be a U.S. citizen and a high school graduating senior with a minimum 3.5 GPA. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website. [...] More

Women's Overseas Service League

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • Women's Overseas Service League scholarship assistance may be granted to women who are committed to advancement in military or other public service careers, have demonstrated such commitment through life experiences and have successfully completed a minimum of 12 semester or 18 quarter hours of study in any institution of higher education in a program leading to an academic degree, associate [...] More

Wright Patterson Officers' Spouses' Club Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/8/2019
  • Amount: Varies
  • The purpose of WPOSC Scholarships is to supplement higher education for military dependents. The applicant must be a bona fide dependant of an active duty U.S. military member or full-time reservist currently assigned to WrightPatterson AF; or a deceased, retired, POW or MIA U.S. military member residing within 100 miles of Wright-Patterson AFB; or an active duty international military member [...] More

WTFI (TJX) Children's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 8/1/2019
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The goal of the Warrior Thunder (TJX) Scholarship Fund is to assist a veteran's child in their educational desires to serve their nation or community and/or to provide assistance to our military or Veterans. It is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, room, board, books, and supplies. The funds may be used for any term, including the summer term, during the awarded academic school [...] More

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Academics Anonymous - Profs Using Pseudonyms for Publishing Purposes?

November 13, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Scholars will launch an interdisciplinary journal next year, called The Journal of Controversial Ideas, where authors will be able to publish their academic work under pseudonyms due to "recent threats against polarizing academics." There will be no restrictions on academic disciplines, and "both left-wingers and right-wingers" are welcome on the editorial board. [...]

College Students Expected to Vote in Record Numbers in Midterm Election

November 6, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Research indicates that college students are expected to vote in record numbers in today's midterm election, in stark contrast to the nation's lowest youth turnout and voter registration in 2014. While forty percent of 18- to 29-year-olds say they will "definitely vote" in the midterm elections, "doesn't mean they'll actually cast a ballot on Election Day." Here are a few of the issues in higher education on which voters will have a say: [...]

Graduate Students' "Fight for $15"

October 30, 2018

by Susan Dutca

Photo courtesy of The Nation

Graduate student assistants across the nation are pushing for a $15 per hour stipend, which they believe is a "minimum living wage." Graduate students have attributed the 29 percent stipend increase at Emory University to their successful campus advocacy. [...]

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