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Scholarships for Service is a free public resource for students of families with a military service background to search and access thousands of scholarship options. Every scholarship listed here is specifically tailored for active, guard and reserve military, Veterans, retired personnel or their families.
AFAS education support and tuition assistance is available to dependent sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 Guard performing full-time active duty, retired, retired Reserve and deceased Air Force or Space Force members, as well as spouses of active duty and Title 10 Reservists, and widows/widowers.
The American Legion’s Legacy Scholarship provides college funding to children of post-9/11 veterans who died on active duty, or those who have a combined VA disability rating of 50 percent or greater. Apply January 1 to April 1.
Our mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to the children of military personnel who have passed away in the line of duty. Our goal is to bridge the gap in funding between available sources of grants and scholarships (i.e., VA Chapter 33 or 35, federal, state, local and private grants) and the total cost of college.
The Freedom Alliance Scholarship fund is for the children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled in an combat mission or training accident.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST ALSO MEET THE FOLLOWING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR A FREEDOM ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP:
For undergraduate child and spousal dependents of active or activated United States military personnel during the time of application.
Provide three scholarships for the children of Green Berets pursuing their undergraduate degrees. Applications will be accepted April 1st - May 1st.
LA FRA Scholarship: be awarded annually to the male or female candidate chosen from children or grandchildren of members of the FRA and LA FRA.
The Sam Rose Memorial Scholarship Fund: To be awarded to the male or female candidate chosen from the sons, daughters, grandsons, or granddaughters of deceased LA FRA and FRA members.
Allie Mae Oden Memorial Scholarship: is awarded to a candidate chosen from the children or grandchildren of members of the FRA or LA FRA.
NP Scholarship: Awarded annually to the candidate chosen from children and grandchildren of members of the LA FRA or FRA, or deceased members of the LA FRA or FRA. by the National President and the committee, in the name of the Auxiliary, and designated as the LA FRA National President’s Scholarship.
DEADLINE FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIP IS APRIL 15 of each year
Children pursuing an undergraduate degree who meet eligibility criteria may receive assistance for up to four academic years.
Children must re-apply every year. The deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year was April 1.
As our Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation helps cover the cost of attending post-high school, undergraduate, and career and technical education programs. Every gift has a significant life-changing impact. With your support, we can make sure that no Marine family is left behind. (USMC Dependents Only)
The Navy League Foundation guarantees this support by awarding scholarships to high school seniors who will attend college in the fall. Navy League Foundation scholarships are available to children and grandchildren of veterans or active duty sea service men and women, as well as members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps.
No Greater Sacrifice (NGS) is dedicated to the children of our nation's fallen and wounded Service members (post 9/11/01) by delivering scholarships and resources to improve their quality of life through the pursuit of higher education.
Anchor Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to eligible family members (children and spouses) of active duty, retired, and honorably discharged Surface Navy personnel.
Dolphin Scholarship Foundation grants are available, on a competitive basis, to high school or college children/stepchildren and spouses of members or former members of the submarine force or those who have served in submarine support activities.
Applications are accepted each year between February 1 and March 31. If March 31 falls on a weekend, the deadline date will be extended to the close of the first business day following March 31.
Spouses pursuing an undergraduate degree or professional certification may receive assistance for up to four academic years of full-time study or eight academic years of part-time study.
Spouses may apply year-round (no deadlines) and must re-apply every year.
Lots of scholarships out there say they’re just for military spouses. But with rank limitations, degree restrictions, and other hoops to jump through, we know it can be frustrating and easier to simply give up. We promise that’s not the case here.
Our scholarships are straight-forward, easy to apply, and you can be a recipient more than once!
AMVETS scholarships are designed to fulfill a financial gap after all Federal/State grants and/or scholarships available to an eligible applicant have been exhausted.
The AAAA Scholarship Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation established to render financial assistance for the college-level education of members of the Army Aviation Association of America, Inc. (AAAA). The spouses, unmarried siblings, children and grandchildren of current and deceased AAAA members are also eligible.
The Edith Nourse Rogers Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) Scholarship allows some eligible Veterans and dependents in high-demand fields to extend their Post-9/11 GI Bill or Fry Scholarship benefits.
Students may apply for Foundation scholarships if they are affiliated with the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard through their own service or that of a spouse, parent, grandparent or great-grandparent. FRA members in good standing, their spouses, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren are eligible for a wider range of Foundation scholarships. Scholarship recipients must be U.S. citizens and full-time students at an accredited U.S. trade school, community college, college or university.
Some scholarships have broad criteria for eligibility, while others are more specific. Here is a list of FRA's scholarships and their eligibility criteria, as well as other scholarships offered by the Auxiliary of the FRA and other affiliated entities.
Marines' Memorial Association offers undegraduate, graduate, vocational, and associate degree scholarships to Active Duty Service members, Veterans, Marines' Memorial members and their children and grandchildren based on merit and financial need. (Various Scholarships)
The Purple Heart Scholarship Program is a competitive program that awards scholarships to Purple Heart recipients and their spouses, children, and grandchildren each year. At least one applicant with military service will be awarded the Navy SEAL LT Michael Murphy Memorial Award.
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Program offers grants and interest-free loans for undergraduate or master's degree at an accredited 2- or 4-year post-secondary, technical or vocational institution in the United States. This financial assistance is available for children of active duty, retired or deceased Sailors and Marines, spouses of active duty and retired Sailors and Marines, and Active Duty Sailors and Marines enrolled in the MECEP or MECP programs.
Paralyzed Veterans of America is proud to offer funds to PVA members and their immediate family members through our Educational Scholarship Program.
To qualify for the scholarship program, you must meet one of the following conditions:
We are offering The Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship to support Veterans and their children in the pursuit of higher education. This scholarship in the amount of $1,000 can be used for tuition and other educational expenses at a college or university of your choice.
The deadline for our scholarship is Thursday, December 15 at 11:59PM mountain standard time.
As an organization that fosters education and historic preservation, NGEF encourages Guardsmen, Guard family members and other patrons to get involved in a number of ways.
This program is open to veterans of Special Forces within the U.S. military. Applicants must be enrolled full time at a college, university, community college, vocational/technical school, or graduate school.
This program is open to veterans who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree program at an accredited American institution of postsecondary education as an undergraduate or graduate student. Membership in Mensa is not required, but applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. There are no restrictions as to age, race, gender, level of postsecondary education, GPA, or financial need. Selection is based on a 550-word essay that describes the applicant's career, vocational, and/or academic goals.
Veteran scholarship applicants must be an honorably discharged veteran. Members of the Energy Polymer Group are also eligible to receive a veterans scholarship. Applications must be received by the scholarship chairperson no later than April 30. Any applications received after April 30 cannot be considered. Scholarship awards will be published on the EPG website and announced to membership by July.
This program is open to veterans who are enrolled or planning to enroll at a college or university in any state. Applicants must submit a 300-word essay on how they plan to use their education to help fellow veterans.
Apply for open scholarships from SVA’s Partners. These are distributed to top student veterans in a manner that doesn’t interfere with the G.I. Bill or other financial aid and total over $100,000 annually. Scholarships from Raytheon, Google, & Comcast NBCUniversal
Eligible Applicants Must:
The Pat Tillman Foundation identifies remarkable military service members, veterans and spouses, empowering them with academic scholarships, lifelong leadership development opportunities and a diverse, global community of high-performing mentors and peers.
Our scholarship is available to: