Other Scholarships available for active duty, veterans and their dependents.
Armed Forces Communications & Electronic Association Educational Foundation (AFCEA)
Educational Foundation and Chapter Scholarships
Many of AFCEA’s chapters provide scholarships, grants and tuition assistance for aspiring engineers, technicians, programmers, military personnel and government officials. Financial assistance is made available for students living or attending school within each chapter's local community. https://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships/chapter-programs
Education Foundation Scholarships
The AFCEA Educational Foundation has six general categories of scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled and attending full time at four-year colleges or universities in the United States and living in the United States. The scholarship program criteria cover the 2018-2019 school year.
Educational Foundation Program Requirements
Please read the information listed with each scholarship/program to determine eligibility and individual qualifications. High school students are not eligible to apply. Apply for one scholarship only.
Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding. Scholarship awards are restricted to use for tuition and mandatory educational fees.
Undergraduate applicants must be a second-year college student enrolled as a sophomore or junior in a four-year institution at the time of application. A current overall GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale is required. Freshman and senior college students are ineligible to apply.
Graduate applicants must currently be enrolled in their second semester and at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per term at an accredited U.S. college or university. A current overall GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale is required.
Diversity Graduate Scholarships
Scholarships of $3,000 will be awarded to full-time students (women and minority students), enrolled in their second semester and at least two semester-equivalent courses) currently pursuing a graduate degree at any accredited academic institution in the United States and also living in the United States in an eligible major that supports the mission of AFCEA Educational Foundation. Applications due in April. https://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships/HBCU-scholarship
STEM Teacher Scholarships
Competitive-based scholarships of $2,500 up to $5,000 each are available to students actively pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) subjects at a United States K-12 school. The scholarships are made possible by generous contributions from ManTech, AFCEA International and several of AFCEA’s regional chapters. Applications due in April. https://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships/stem-teacher
STEM Major Scholarships
Applicants will be considered for all AFCEA STEM Major scholarship opportunities for which they qualify. Applications will be accepted from current eligible undergraduate level students majoring in STEM fields to include cybersecurity, intelligence and homeland security-related disciplines. Online programs are eligible. Applications due in April. https://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships/stem-majors
War Veterans Scholarships
Merit-based scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services and to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) who are currently enrolled and attending classes part time or full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. Applications due in April and November. https://www.afcea.org/site/foundation/scholarships/war-veterans
Allied Van Lines
Allied Van Lines just launched a new military scholarship program to help students further their education.
Annually, two recipients will be awarded 1,000 dollars towards their education. This scholarships is for military logistics/supply chain management and operational management majors as well as an equivalent majors such as business, business operational management, and other like majors.
More information about this scholarship can be found at https://allied.com/military-scholarship
As a company, Allied Van Lines would like to offer opportunity to receive this scholarship in order to alleviate some of the financial burden that a college tuition presents
American Legion Scholarships
The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.
American Legion Legacy Scholarship
Provides college scholarships for surviving children of post 9/11 service members who died on active duty or post 9/11 veterans who have a combined VA disability rating of 50% or greater.
AMVETS National Service Foundation
AMVETS National Service Foundation annually awards scholarships to veterans/active military, their sons, daughters or grandchildren. A son, daughter, or grandchild of a deceased veteran is also eligible. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need, the scholarships go to deserving high school seniors, high school JROTC students, and veterans pursuing a higher education. The following scholarships are awarded annually:
Three scholarships are specific to Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves:
· The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 – ($1,000 awarded annually over four years). three (3) awarded each year
· The Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo* Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship: $12,000 –
($3,000 awarded annually over four years), two (2) awarded each year
· The Henry G. Huestis Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 – (One payment of $1,000), one (1) awarded each year
Two scholarships are specific to children/grandchildren of Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves who are currently High School seniors:
· The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 – ($1,000) awarded annually over four years) six (6) awarded each year
· The JROTC Scholarship: $1,000 – (one payment of $1,000), one (1) awarded each year; JROTC ONLY
* The Caccomo Memorial Scholarship is in memory and honoring Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo, who immigrated from Rome to the United States in the 1950’s and became a physician, orthopedic surgeon, and Army Reservist. He served his adopted country in the Special Forces and retired as a Colonel. Dr. Caccomo spent the last fifteen year of his life serving at the University of Illinois in Chicago under the Department of Orthopedics and establishing his Family Foundation, which provides these meaningful and impactful scholarships for our veterans.
Blinded Veterans Association (BVA)
Spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans are eligible for the annual Kathern F. Gruber Scholarships and Thomas H. Miller Scholarship to assist them with their higher education tuition. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit through an application process that is evaluated by a committee. Gruber and Miller 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 scholarship. Qualifications for both programs are the same except for an added emphasis on music and fine arts for the Miller award.
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation provides college scholarships to the children of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines who died in combat or in training. Scholarships awarded based on need, and intended to supplement other public and private sources of funding to cover tuition, room and board, or books at any accredited college or university. Amounts based on individual needs and available funding.
Council of College and Military Education (CCME)
Copy and paste: "As a member institution of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME), our students are eligible for generous scholarships to assist with their educational endeavors. CCME offers fifteen (15) $1000 scholarships each year to United States Service members (active duty/veterans) and spouses of Service members who are working toward the completion of higher education degrees. The application deadline is October 31, 2019.
Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship
Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship applicants must be high school senior and daughter of a career officer commissioned in the regular Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, or Marine Corp (active, retired, or deceased). When requesting application, provide: year in high school, qualifying parent’s rank, and branch of service.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Auxiliary
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Auxiliary supports the National Education Loan Fund which provides interest-free loans to life members of the DAV Auxiliary who are furthering their education at a college, university, or vocational school. The organization has developed an education scholarship program for life members of the DAV Auxiliary who are continuing their education at a college, university, or vocational school.
Disabled Veterans Scholarship
Whitfield, Bryson & Mason LLP - Application Deadline 01/26/2020
WBM will award a $1,000 scholarship to two applicants in the form of tuition assistance at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants do not have to be currently enrolled at a college or university at the time of application, but the scholarship must be used within one year of the award. WBM LLP will pay the scholarship directly to the school chosen by the applicant to help offset the cost of tuition. The scholarship is open to all veterans of any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces who have a disability rating of 30% or higher. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must complete the online application. Optional: Write an essay about how your military service has changed your life (800 words or less)
Feldman Law Firm PLLC - Application Deadline 02/05/2020
The Feldman Law Firm will be awarding an educational scholarship for the benefit of disabled veterans. The scholarship will be for $1,000, and it will provide tuition assistance for the successful applicant. It is being offered to encourage disabled veterans to continue their education, and provide financial assistance toward that goal. The $1,000 disabled veteran scholarship is offered to eligible applicants who wish to attend a trade or vocational school, or a college or junior college. Applicants do not have to be enrolled in a school at the time they submit their application. We do require, however, that the scholarship funds be used within a year after the date on which it is awarded. The winning applicant will provide us with a tuition invoice from the educational institution he or she has chosen, and we will pay $1,000 directly to the school. In order to apply for the scholarship, you must be a veteran of any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States. You must also have a disability rating of 30% or higher. Applicants must fill out and complete the online application form and provide us with (upload) a statement of 125 words or less discussing your educational goals. (Optional) Provide us with (upload) an essay of not more than 850 words discussing how your military service has made an impact on your life. In addition, we may request proof of your veteran status, and proof of your disability. The application, together with any upload(s), must be submitted by February 5, 2018. The winning applicant will be notified on or before March 5, 2018. The winner will be selected by Adam Feldman, founder of The Feldman Law Firm, in his sole discretion.
Kelly Law Team - Application Deadline 02/09/2020
This is a $1,000 scholarship being offered to disabled veterans. The winning applicant may use the award to defray the tuition cost at a secondary school, trade or vocational school, junior college, college or university. It is not required that an applicant be attending school at the time of the submission of his or her application. The successful applicant will have one year from the date of the announcement of the award to provide KLT with evidence of acceptance at a school. The funds will be paid directly to the education institution chosen by the applicant, to be applied to tuition. Eligibility for the scholarship is for veterans of any branch of the United States Armed Forces who have a disability rating of 30% or higher. We may request proof of your disability and/or your veteran status.To apply for the scholarship, the following actions are required: 1. complete the online application. You must also indicate your agreement with the terms and conditions of the scholarship program; 2. upload a statement of up to 100 words setting forth your educational goals; and 3. (optional) upload an essay (1,000 words or less) discussing the effect your military service has had on your life.
Fisher House Scholarships
Scholarships for Military Children Program
The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. It is the intent of the program that a scholarship funded through contributions be awarded annually for each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency worldwide.
Military Spouse Scholarships
The mission of this education and professional support scholarship program is to help prepare military spouses for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial security
Heroes' Legacy Scholarship
The "Heroes' Legacy Scholarships" program honors not only those who have fallen in battle, but all who have died or have become disabled through their active military service since September 11, 2001. The program is open to their dependent unmarried children under age 23. A disability is defined as one that results in the service member being eligible for, and receiving, Traumatic Service members' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) or a permanent and total disability compensation rating of 100%.
Folds of Honor
The Higher Education Scholarship program was established to provide post-secondary scholarship assistance for spouses and dependents of our nation’s service members.
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
The Fund has awarded scholarships to sons and daughters of American heroes in the last several years. The Fund honors the bravery and dedication exhibited by Americans in our Armed Forces who have sacrificed life or limb defending our country by providing educational scholarships to their children. Applicant must be a high school senior, a high school graduate, or enrolled in an institution of higher learning, including colleges, universities, or vocational schools.
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Heroes' Legacy Scholarship
The "Heroes' Legacy Scholarships" program honors not only those who have fallen in battle, but all who have died or have become disabled through their active military service since September 11, 2001. The program is open to their dependent unmarried children under age 23. A disability is defined as one that results in the service member being eligible for, and receiving, Traumatic Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) or a permanent and total disability compensation rating of 100%.
Major Lucas Gruenther Legacy Foundation
This scholarship is open to an individual who has lost a family member who served in our country’s Armed Forces.
Military Order of the Purple Heart
The Purple Heart Scholarship Program is a competitive scholarship program that awards scholarships to Purple Heart recipients and their spouses, children, and grandchildren each year.
To be eligible to apply for a Purple Heart Scholarship, each applicant needs to be a member of one of the following categories:
- A Purple Heart recipient who is also a member of MOPH,or
- The spouse of a Purple Heart recipient who is a Member of MOPH, or
- The direct lineal descendant (child, step-child, adopted child, grandchild or step-grandchild) of a Purple Heart recipient who is a Member of MOPH, or
- the spouse, widow/widower, or direct lineal descendant as defined above of a service member killed-in-action or who died of wounds. If the Purple Heart recipient is listed as killed-in-action or died of wounds, supporting documentation must accompany the application.
MOAA Scholarship Fund
The MOAA Scholarship Fund provides interest free loans, scholarships and grants to students seeking their first undergraduate degree. For further information, visit the following link:
National Association of Institutions for Military Education Services (NAIMES)
The National Association of Institutions for Military Education Services (NAIMES) is honored to offer five cash scholarships annually to celebrate academic achievements of military students in the Armed Forces Voluntary Education programs. The Student Spotlight Award is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their academic achievement to the military and civilian educational community through an exploration of how the academic experience has influenced their military career. The deadline for this periods application submission is 15 October 2019. Winner will be annoued December 5, 2019.
Please visit http://naimes.org/ssa/
No Greater Sacrifice
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. NGS defines "higher education" as advanced learning through a bachelor's degree or associate's degree from an approved institution or certificate from a trade school.
North American Van Lines Military Logistics Scholarship
At North American Van Lines, we are committed to improving the future of any and all students throughout the continental U.S. and beyond—we believe that educational quality for everyone is key in fostering a nationwide network of skilled professionals for years to come, from adults seeking continued education to those returning from active service.
Because of this belief, we are proud for the opportunity to offer our first ever Military Logistics/Supply Chain Management/Operational Management Scholarship to qualifying current or former active duty military and their dependents. Upon the contest’s completion, two winners will be chosen to receive an award of $1,000 each. Read below to bring yourself up to speed on the contest’s rules, deadlines, award process and more.
Pat Tillman Scholarships
Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through educational scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others. The scholars chosen show extraordinary academic and leadership potential, a true sense of vocation, and a deep commitment to create positive change through their work in the fields of medicine, law, business, education and the arts.
Patriot Legacy Fund
This scholarship is for dependents, 23 or under, with a VA disability rating of 10% or more.
Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association
Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association administers a scholarship made annually to enrolled eligible students, of accredited colleges, universities, technical schools, and career institutions.
· Kinship Requirement: Scholarship recipients must be immediate dependent (legal son, daughter, or spouse) of a U.S. aircrew member listed as KIA or MIA from any combat situation involving U.S. Military from August 1964 (Vietnam Era) through the present; or Military aircrew member killed as the result of performing aircrew duties during a non- combat mission; or a RRVA member currently in good standing or was in good standing at time of death.
· Kinship Not Required: To provide educational assistance to individuals in fields related to aviation and space (Kinship to deceased aviator not required). Selections based on financial need, demonstrated academic achievement, college entrance examinations, and accomplishments in school, church, civic, and social activities. Scholarships cover tuition, fees, books, and room and board. The scholarship award will be an amount determined by the student’s demonstrated need, available funding, and priorities established by the RRVA and administered by the Scholarship Committee.
Scholarships for U.S. Army Veterans
Apart from the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the US veterans, as well as their family members, benefit from many other grants aimed at making high-quality education more accessible. We’ve reviewed the most appealing options and prepared a list of relevant veteran scholarships and grants.
The below listed site lists other school grants for veterans, their spouses, and children that can cover their expenses on education:
Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF)
Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) provides college educations to surviving children of fallen Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lose their lives in combat or training. SOWF provides for, or identifies funding, to cover the full costs of a public college education: tuition, fees, room, board, books, and supplies. Scholarships offered are all grants, not loans, and can be used in private universities, state or community colleges, and vocational-technical training and career institutions.
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Thanks USA® Scholarship Program plans to award 500 scholarships to dependent children, age 24 and under, and spouses of active-duty U.S. military service personnel (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard). Recipients are selected based on financial need; academic record; demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities; and a goal statement. Preference will be given to children or spouses of service personnel killed or injured during active duty.
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The Folded Flag Foundation
Eligible recipients must be the spouse (all ages) or child* (under the age of 26) of:
- A member of the U.S. military who died as a result of hostile action or in an accident related to U.S. combat operations.
- An employee of the U.S. government who died as a result of hostile action or in an accident related to U.S. combat operations.
US AIR FORCE Scholarships
Air Force Aid Society Education (AFAS) Fund
Air Force Aid Society Education (AFAS) Fund, since its inception in 1942 has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals.
General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program provides need-based grants to full-time college undergraduates who are dependent children of active, Title 10 and Title 32 AGR, retired, and deceased Air Force members, spouses of active duty members, and surviving spouses of deceased Air Force members. Students must be full-time undergraduates and maintain a 2.0 GPA.
AFAS Merit Scholarship
Each year AFAS awards a number of merit based scholarships as a complement to the needs-based support allocated through the hallmark Arnold Education Grant program. Scholars who are being considered for the Arnold Education Grant may also be evaluated on academic merit and considered separately for an AFAS Merit Scholarship.
US ARMY Scholarships
Foundation of the 1st Cavalry Division Association
Foundation of the 1st Cavalry Division Association, offers scholarships for up to four years to:
1) Children of those soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division of the U.S. Army who died, or were totally and permanently disabled to the extent of preventing performance of any work for substantial compensation or profit as a result of wounds received or disease contracted while serving with 1st Cavalry Division in any armed conflict.
2) Children of members of the 1st Cavalry Division Association who died while serving with the 1st Cavalry Division in peacetime.
3) Children and grandchildren of soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division, USAF Forward Air Controllers and A1E Pilots, and War Correspondents who served in designated qualifying units involved in the battles of the Ia Drang Valley during November 3–19, 1965.
Society of the 1st Infantry Division Scholarship Program
Society of the 1st Infantry Division Scholarship Program offers:
· DePuy Scholarships, named for General William E. DePuy, the 1st Infantry Division Commanding General who started the program during the Vietnam War, are provided for children of soldiers killed in combat or training accidents while serving in a unit assigned or attached to the 1st Infantry Division and authorized to wear the 1st Infantry Division patch. More than 1,300 of these scholarships have been awarded.
· Huebner Scholarships, named for Lieutenant General Clarence L. Huebner, who commanded the Big Red One during World War II, are competitive scholarships for children or grandchildren of soldiers who have served in the 1st Infantry Division of the
U.S. Army are eligible to compete for these scholarships.
25th Infantry Division Association
25th Infantry Division Association has established the following criteria for the Education Memorial Scholarship Awards and the George and Rosemary Murray Scholarship Award:
· Child or grandchild of an active member of the Association, or
· Son or daughter of a former member of the Division deceased during active combat with the Division or as a result thereof.
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Army Emergency Relief (AER)
Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a private non-profit organization with the primary mission of providing financial assistance to soldiers and their dependents in time of valid emergency need.
· MG James Ursano Scholarship Program was established in 1976 as a secondary mission to help Army families with undergraduate college expenses for their dependent children. Program offers scholarships based on financial need, academics, and leadership/achievement. Available to dependent children of soldiers (active duty and retired) and orphans of soldiers who died while on active duty, or while in a retired status. Funds used for tuition, fees, books, supplies and school room and board either on- or off- campus as requested by the student.
· Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program (SSEAP) is a need-based education assistance program to provide spouses of active duty and retired Army soldiers, and widows (ers) of Army soldiers who died either on active duty or in a retired status, and residing in the U.S., with financial assistance in pursuing educational goals.
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Army Scholarship Foundation (ASR)
The Army Scholarship Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to providing college scholarships for undergraduate study to deserving children of current and former members of the U.S. Army, and to spouses of currently serving soldiers.
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Blackhorse Association (BHA)
Blackhorse Scholarship, helps educate the children of Blackhorse Troopers killed in action or incapacitated by wounds. Scholarship candidates must be a child, stepchild, or spouse thereof, or the child of a veteran trooper who served, or is currently serving, with the 11th ACR and current member of the BHA in good standing. Essay required.
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National 4th Infantry (IVY) Division Association Scholarship Trust
National 4th Infantry (IVY) Division Association Scholarship Trust was created by contributions of officers and enlisted men of the 4th Infantry Division in Vietnam as a “Living Memorial” to the men of the Division killed in action or died in the line of duty while serving in Vietnam.
· Memorial Scholarships shall be awarded to the child, children, step-children or legally adopted child or children of those soldiers of the Fourth Infantry Division who died while serving with the Fourth Infantry Division in Iraq, Afghanistan and/or the War against Terror. Membership in this Association is not a condition precedent.
· Annual Scholarships - A regular member of this Association in good standing may personally apply for, or may submit an application for, a scholarship for his or her child, children or step-children, legally adopted child or children and/or grandchild, grandchildren or step-grandchildren.
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US NAVY Scholarships
Anchor Scholarship Foundation
Anchor Scholarship Foundation offers 43 scholarships to dependents of active duty or retired personnel who served in commands under the administrative control of Commanders, Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Atlantic or Pacific Fleets for a minimum of six years after 1975. Applicant must be a high school senior or a college student in an accredited school or equivalent educational institution. Applicant must intend to work toward a BS or BA degree full time.
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Dolphin Scholarship Foundation
Dolphin Scholarship and Laura W. Bush Scholarship currently sponsors 127 students. on a competitive basis, to high school or college children/stepchildren (unmarried, under age 24 at time of deadline) of:
· Members or former members of the Submarine Force who have qualified in submarines and have served in the Submarine Force for at least eight years; or of
· Navy members who have served in submarine support activities (e.g., submarine bases, tenders, and rescue vessels) for a minimum of ten years.
This scholarship must be credited towards your tuition and related college expenses (such as fees, books, supplies, and course-required equipment.) Excess funds, if any, may be applied only toward room and board
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Wings over America Scholarship Foundation
Wings over America Scholarship Foundation Mission is to provide college scholarships to dependent children and spouses of all U.S. Navy Personnel — officer and enlisted — active duty, retired, honorably discharged, or deceased who served within Naval Air Forces. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic merit and community service.
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US Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, Inc. provides financial assistance in the form of scholarships to deserving sons and daughters of current or former U.S. Marines in their pursuit of higher education. Also provide a very limited number of scholarships to children of Navy Corpsmen who serve or have served with Marines. One-year scholarships are awarded annually and are limited to undergraduate studies at accredited educational and/or technical institutions.
Additionally, Heroes Tribute are given to the children of Marines and the children of Navy Corpsmen serving with the Marines whose parent is killed in the ongoing Global War on Terror. Current scholarship recipients must reapply each year and are limited to a total of four awards.
US Veterans Magazine Scholarship
Scholarship for Active Duty or Veteran of any branch of service including the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army National Guard. This scholarship is for undergraduate students attending a 2 or 4-year college or university. Student must be 18-years old.
Veterans Make Great STEM Teachers
Veterans who are currently enrolled as students pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree as a Technology and Engineering teacher are encouraged to apply. This program serves to honor those who have served our country and are now committed to serving/teaching our students. CNC Mastercam is sponsoring (2) scholarships for this new program.
APPLY - Application deadline 12/01/2019
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The VFW and one of its major supporters, Sport Clips Haircuts, have again partnered to help our veterans and their families. The VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way to say “thank you” to those who deserve it the most.
Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for family members of service members and Veterans to achieve their educational dreams. The scholarship program, launched in 2012, is funded by contributions from Veterans United Home Loans and its employees.
The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship will be awarding up to 10 one-time scholarships for up to $50,000 for this upcoming semester.
To be eligible for this scholarship award, applicants must be:
- To be a surviving spouse or a surviving child of a deceased service member, from a service-related death OR a veteran with a 100% service-connected disability.
- Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university by the fall semester of 2018
- Pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s, graduate, post-graduate or doctoral degree
- Comfortable with sharing personal stories and aspirations with Veterans United Foundation
- Able to provide the following within three business days of application submission:
*Deceased parent or spouse's military documents (DD214 and death certificate /or DD1300)
*Official benefit letter showing disability rating (if applicable)
*Full FAFSA submission
*Proof of enrollment from your accredited college or university
*Government-issued photo ID
War Veteran Scholarship
Merit-based scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to:
- Persons on active duty in the uniformed military services
- Honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations (years 2004-present)
Recipients must be currently enrolled and attending classes in an undergraduate program part time or full time in an eligible STEM major degree program at an accredited four year college or university in the U.S (see eligibility section paragraph 4 for list of acceptable STEM majors).
Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible.
Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding. Scholarship awards are restricted to tuition and course-related expenses, such as fees, books, supplies and equipment that are required for the courses at the university.
This information is in effect for the 2019-2020 school year.
Applicants must be
- U.S. citizen currently enrolled and attending a four-year accredited college or university in the United States as a sophomores or juniors at the time of application. Freshman and senior level students are ineligible to apply. You cannot apply the year you are graduating.
- Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible undergraduate degree program.
- An overall 3.0 GPA is required.
- Candidates must be majoring in the following C4I-related fields related to the mission of AFCEA: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, and Telecommunications Engineering
- Served in Afghanistan and/or Iraq War (from 2003 to present) - provide DD214 or Certificate of Service. Paperwork must verify service in Afghantistan and Iraq. Remove SSN.