Military Child of the Year Award

$10,000

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Awards Available: 6

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  • Scholarship Description
  • 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, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard service members. Child must be a legal military dependent between the ages of 13 and 18 at the time of nomination. Status confirmed by Military ID or DEERS enrollment form. Child and one adult guardian must be available to travel to the Washington, DC area for the Gala award presentation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Family Support Services
  • 1355 Central Pkwy S
  • Suite 100
  • San Antonio, TX 78232-5055
  • fss@operationhomefront.org
  • 210-659-7756

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destiny n  on 5/26/2018 7:13:19 PM

I am applying for the scholarship because my dad was in the navy during 9/11 and I want to be able to tell my dads story. he was a hero and he saved lives. I want to follow in my fathers foot steps but before I do that, I want his name to be known and used for a good cause.

Jayden M  on 5/3/2018 1:56:11 PM

I am applying for this scholarship in regards to my mother who is in the U.S. Navy and has served for about 18 years now. I come from a military family but the greatest influence out of all the heroes in my family has been my mother. She has inspired me to follow in her footsteps and has motivated me to be the best me possible in life. I want to be the image my mother is to me to everyone I surround myself in life, and winning this award would be a great honor because I can represent my mother, and the military as a future soldier. That is why I am applying for this scholarship.

Madelyn J  on 7/16/2016 2:50:08 PM

I am applying for this scholarship in regards of my mother serving the US Air Force for a total of about 20 years. She has inspired me to do many great things in life, and pushes me to try my best in everything I do. Though I do not plan on serving in the military, I still hope to be able to serve my community as well as she does.

Felicia N  on 12/17/2015 7:41:14 PM

I am applying for this scholarship due to my dad serving in the US Military for 17 years. I loved that he fulfilled most of his life so far as a Military Drill Sergeant. I am hoping one day I could join the Military and do the same thing that my did. Fight for our countries freedom. I would love this more than anything and make more than just my dad proud. I hope one day my family is depending on me in the future. It would be my dream to take care of my whole entire family.

WanYah P  on 11/2/2015 7:48:44 AM

I am applying for this scholarship. My father served and retired from the U. S. Navy and my mother as well until a massive stroke. Now it's my time to show them how much I want to take care of them. I want this for me more than anything.

donyavious b  on 10/22/2015 10:22:43 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I have a goal that I have set out and I feel that I need to do whatever it take to achieve it. I want to go to college and not a 2yr college but a university. I have no experience of the military but I wish to join so I can take care of my family that I have depending on me.

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