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.

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Air Force ROTC Scholarships - High School Students

  • Application Deadline: 1/12/2024
  • Amount: Varies
  • There are a variety of Air Force ROTC Scholarships for high school students; Type 1 - Pays full (100 percent) college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Type 1 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend. Type 2 - Pays up to $18,000 per year in college tuition and authorized fees at any [...] More

American Indian Nurse Scholarship Awards

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • The American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award Program (AINS) was started by the NSCDA in 1928 to give students of American Indian descent the opportunity to pursue careers in nursing or anything health-related. The students are expected to return to work among their people to help improve health care. Some students work on reservations, and others find employment in hospitals in areas largely [...] More

American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The American Legion Auxiliary believes that the more knowledge young people gain, the better citizens they will become. That is why the organization is so committed to education. The American Legion Auxiliary offers multiple scholarships, so if interested in applying for a scholarship, check out the scholarship links for eligibility requirements, deadlines, and application forms. For more [...] More

Anchor Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • 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. Anchor Scholarships MUST be applied to tuition and tuition related expenses only. Anchor scholarships are awarded based upon an equal weighting of academic performance, character, extracurricular activities and financial [...] More

Army Engineer Memorial Awards

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • 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: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Applicants of the ANCA Education Fund must be currently enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate or advanced degree program in nursing, nurse anesthesia, or related healthcare field who are serving or have previously served in any branch, and at any rank, of a component of the US Army (Active Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve) and are not currently receiving funding by a component of the [...] More

Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 1/20/2024
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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

CCME Educators Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 10/17/2023
  • Amount: $1,000
  • The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is pleased to offer $1,000 scholarships each year to United States Service members (active duty and veterans), spouses of Service members, and children of service members who are working towards the completion of higher education degrees, certifications, and licensures. In celebration of our 50th Anniversary, CCME is awarding 50 scholarships [...] More

Daedalian Foundation Descendant Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $3,000
  • 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. Applicants [...] More

Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/15/2023
  • 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 eligible, applicants apply during ytheir 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

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others

  • Application Deadline: 5/15/2023
  • 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 the [...] More

Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program

  • Application Deadline: 7/15/2023
  • 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.

    Applicants must be related to U.S. Service members, veterans, POW/MIA from the Vietnam [...] More

Fisher House Foundation Scholarships for Military Children

  • Application Deadline: 2/15/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Five hundred (500) scholarship grants, each for $2,000, will be awarded for the academic school year. There is at least one recipient selected at every commissary location where qualified applications are received. Additional recipients are chosen on a prorated basis. Therefore, more applicants may be selected from those commissaries with more significant numbers of applicants.

    Only students [...] More

GRCF Armando "Frank" Quaglia Veteran's Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • To be eligible for the Armando "Frank" Quaglia Veteran's Scholarship, students must be from Kent or Ionia County and are a veteran or family member (spouse, child, or step-child) of a veteran of the United States Armed Forces attending an accredited four-year college or university full-time majoring in engineering or a medical/healthcare field. Applicants must have financial need and a minimum [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $500
  • The Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarships 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.
    Applicants must be an Illinois high school senior and a child or grandchild of a veteran of the United States of America who served after September [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $500
  • The Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship is offered by Illinois AMVETS for Illinois high school seniors. Applicant must be a child of a deceased father or mother who was a veteran of the United States of America who served after 09/15/40 and was Honorably Discharged. They need not be KIA or have died as a result of service-connected disability. Applicants must also have taken the ACT or SAT. For [...] More

Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • 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. Applicants must be a 2nd year or greater nursing student and must provide a copy of acceptance letter into an accredited nursing program. Priority is given to the dependent of a deceased or disabled veteran. For more [...] More

Lackland Officers' Spouses Club Scholarship for High School Seniors

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Lackland Spouses’ Club offers merit-based scholarships to eligible San Antonio Area dependent children who are graduating high school seniors and will begin undergraduate studies at an accredited college or university, technical, trade or vocational school in the year the scholarship is awarded. Applicant must be a dependent child of (1) active duty military or DOD civilian assigned to a [...] More

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $40,000
  • Applicants for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation must be the child of an active duty or reserve U.S. Marine, a veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. Children of U.S. Navy Corpsmen, Chaplains, or Religious Programs Specialists attached to a Marine unit may also qualify. Additionally, applicants must have at [...] More

Massachusetts National Guard Education Assistance Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The mission of the Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) is to promote and enhance access to higher education by delivering quality student financial aid information and services to residents of the Commonwealth, and thus ensuring that they have an opportunity to enrich their lives and contribute to the economic development and social progress of the state. OSFA has a [...] More

Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Massachusetts Public Service Grant was established for students who have experienced 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. Applicants must be permanent legal residents of Massachusetts for one year prior to the start of the academic year for which the scholarship is granted, be United States [...] More

Matthews and Swift Educational Trust Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $100,000
  • The Francis P. Matthews and John E. Swift Educational Trust Scholarships are available to children of members in good standing who are killed or permanently disabled, by hostile action, while serving in the U.S. armed forces in a combat zone designated as such by the Knights of Columbus Board of Directors; as well as the children of fulltime firefighters and law enforcement officers, who while in [...] More

Military Child of the Year Award

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $10,000
  • The annual awards recognize outstanding young people ages 13 to 18. Recipients will represent a branch of the armed forces — the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, and Space Force — for their scholarship, volunteerism, leadership, extracurricular involvement, and other criteria while facing the challenges of military family life. All Military Child of the Year® [...] More

Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. is our Country’s only non-profit national organization of Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard enlisted spouses. We were incorporated on June 3, 1936, in Long Beach, California and have chartered clubs throughout the United States. NWCA received a Federal Charter from the United States Congress in October 1984. The purpose of NWCA is to unite all sea service [...] More

New Hampshire Higher Education Scholarships for Orphans of Veterans

  • Application Deadline: 9/3/2023
  • Amount: $2,500
  • The New Hampshire Department of Education Higher Education Scholarships for Orphans of Veterans was first established by the New Hampshire State Legislature in 1943 after World War II left so many in the in the Granite State orphaned or with only one parent. The Scholarship provides $2,500 scholarships to children of New Hampshire service members who died on active duty or of service-connected [...] More

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

  • Application Deadline: 3/30/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Established in the memory of Department Commander Jack E. Barger, Sr., this scholarship has benefited more than 110 students, including active duty service members and veterans. Applicants must be an active duty service member, U.S. Veteran or the child or spouse of a veteran or active duty service member. All applicants must be a resident of Pennsylvania who is an undergraduate student and must [...] 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. Applicants must be 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 application [...] More

Park Foundation Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 6/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Park Foundation Scholarship is offered to 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 information [...] More

ProNet International Memorial Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • ProNet International Gifts & Scholarships, Inc., a 501(c)(3) corporation, was formed from the contributions of committed professionals throughout the insurance industry and other friends of veterans. Since 2007, ProNet International Gifts and Scholarships has been awarding financial scholarships to veterans and their families. Some of our scholarships are in honor of these individuals who have [...] More

Purple Heart Scholarship Fund

  • Application Deadline: 4/15/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Imagine being a veteran who has been discharged from the military with your skills and your scars but now you have to essentially start from scratch, planning the next career path you'll take. Many jobs in today's economy require at least an undergraduate degree in your intended field. And higher education is not cheap, for civilians or veterans. Although the G.I. Bill helps those out of the [...] More

Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP)

  • Application Deadline: 11/30/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • 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: 4/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • The Chief Petty Offices scholarship supports relatives of US Navy Chief Petty Officers. Candidates must be about to graduate or have graduated from an accredited high school, or equivalent educational institution or have successfully earned a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and must intend to enter, or be currently enrolled in a community college, vocational college, college or university to [...] More

The Graydon & Myrth Fox Scholarship

  • Application Deadline: 3/11/2023
  • Amount: $5,000
  • To be eligible for The Graydon & Myrth Fox Scholarship, applicants must: demonstrate financial need; be pursuing a degree at an accredited college, university, or trade school; and, be a veteran who has served honorably in the United States Armed Forces, a surviving spouse, dependent child or grandchild of a U.S. Veteran (preference will be given to wounded personnel or a surviving spouse, [...] More

The Montgomery G.I. Bill

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: Varies
  • GI Bill benefits help you pay for college, graduate school, and training programs. Since 1944, the GI Bill has helped qualifying Veterans and their family members get money to cover all or some of the costs for school or training. If you applied for and were awarded Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits, your GI Bill Statement of Benefits will show you how much of your benefits you’ve used and how [...] More

Tillman Scholars Program

  • Application Deadline: 2/28/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • Tillman Scholars are military service members, veterans and spouses with a high potential for impact as demonstrated through a proven track record of leadership, the continued pursuit of education and the commitment of their resources to service beyond self. Tillman Scholars are leaders who live selflessly, creating a better world across all industries. Tillman Scholars have served their country [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program

  • Application Deadline: Varies
  • Amount: $20,000
  • The Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is a special incentive that the Army offers to highly qualified applicants entering the Army. Under the LRP, the Army will repay part of a Soldier's qualifying student loans. Only specified Military Occupational Specialties (MOSs) qualify for the LRP. The Army will repay 15 percent of the outstanding principal balance, less taxes of the Soldier's student loans [...] More

Vandenberg Spouses' Club College Scholarships

  • Application Deadline: 3/19/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The VSC offers merit based scholarship opportunities to military spouses, high school seniors and undergraduate dependents. Eligible applicants must: be children or spouses of service members who are stationed at Vanderberg Air Force Base; have a 2.5 GPA; reside in Santa Barbara County or San Luis Obispo County; be a high school senior (including home school) or current undergraduate (if applying [...] More

Virginia Military Survivors & Dependents Education Program

  • Application Deadline: 5/1/2023
  • 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: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: Varies
  • The Wings Over America Scholarship Foundation is sponsoring scholarships to further the post-secondary education of deserving students. 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 be dependents of active duty members or former members (retired, [...] More

Women's Overseas Service League

  • Application Deadline: 3/1/2023
  • Amount: $2,000
  • 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
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