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Other Scholarships available for active duty, veterans and their dependents.

Educational Foundation and Chapter Scholarships

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.

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.

Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship

This $1,000 Scholarship will recognize one outstanding female college student who has shown a potential to excel in college studies in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and attends college full-time in the state of Georgia. Applications and supporting documents are due in March. Learn more.

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.

ROTC Scholarships

ROTC scholarships, ranging from $2,500 to $3,000 each, are awarded to students enrolled full-time in C4I-related major and other specific related areas of study. Applications due in April. Learn more.

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.

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.

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.

Robert Howell Memorial Education Fund

To honor Commodore Robert Howell, Royal Navy (Retired), former general manager for AFCEA Europe, and keep his upbeat, positive spirit alive, AFCEA has created the AFCEA International Educational Fund in his name. This fund will be used to support international chapter educational programs for students outside the United States. Learn more.

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

 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



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.


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.



For all dependents of US Army soldiers who are Active Duty, Reitred, Honorably Discharged or Deceased.


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: Certificate programs, Community College coursework, Undergraduate Degrees, and Graduate Degrees. Scholarships are awarded only for coursework from accredited institutions. Scholarships are based on merit, academic potential, community service, letters of recommendation, and need.

  • Community College and Certificate Program Legacy Scholarships will be awarded up to $1,000.
  • College, University, and Graduate Program Legacy Scholarships will be awarded up to $2,500.


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.


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.

Scholarship Instructions

Captain James Ahn, a graduate of UC Riverside and the Claremont McKenna College Army ROTC program, died in 2015 during a parachute training operation while participating with his Special Forces unit in Washington State.

For all of us who knew and loved James, he will never be forgotten. He was the consummate person and professional who was respected by everyone he came in contact with.

In James’ honor, we are sponsoring an annual scholarship of $1,000 to a Special Forces Veteran who is working towards the completion of a higher education degree.


The spouse and children of members of the Navy who had the title of Chief, Senior Chief, or Master Chief Petty Officer are eligible for this scholarship. The organization offers 60 scholarships of $2,000 for tuition and fees. The applicants must be enrolled in a U.S institution and submit three letters of recommendation.


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.


As a member institution of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME), 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. 

Please visit for eligibility requirements, instructions and to submit your application today!"

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. 

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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.  

Education Scholarship Program

Whitfield, Bryson & Mason LLP - Application Deadline 01/26/2021

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 02/05/2021

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 02/09/2021

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.


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%.


The Florida ACME proudly recognizes our military members and veterans with $1,000 scholarship opportunities in three different categories annually. 

Applicants must meet one of the three criteria: reside in Florida; be permanently stationed in Florida as part of either the active duty, guard and reserve component; or enrolled at a Florida institution of higher learning during the application period of the award year (December 15 through March 15).  

  • Active duty, guard, or reserve service member of the U. S. Armed Forces
  • Spouse of any active duty, guard, or reserve service member of the U. S. Armed Forces
  • Veteran with an honorable discharge (must provide documentation)

 The application packet will consist of:

  1. a letter describing the applicant’s current educational goals;
  2. the completed application form with accompanying appropriate verifications; and
  3. evidence of current degree-seeking or certificate program status with an academic institution of higher learning (i.e., community college, college, or university), this evidence being:
  • letter of acceptance to the institution/program and/or
  • proof of recent class enrollment(s) within last 12 calendar months

Applicants can only submit for one scholarship category.


The Higher Education Scholarship program was established to provide post-secondary scholarship assistance for spouses and dependents of our nation’s service members.


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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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%.


The H&P Veterans helping Veterans Scholarships

The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent veterans. To give back even more, they are now offering four $1,000 scholarships to help veterans further their education and enter a career field that would, in turn, help other veterans.

To get the latest information on the 2020 Hill & Ponton Veterans’ Scholarships, like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram.

2020 Scholarships

  • Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded
  • Two scholarships will be awarded in the fall, two in the spring
  • Application Deadline: May 1st and November 1st
  • Awards will be announced June 15th and December 15th

How to Apply

  • Applicants must be veterans of the armed forces and must plan to use their education to help fellow veterans
  • Applicants must provide their personal information and a statement of 300 words or fewer on how the applicant plans to use his or her education toward helping veterans
  • We verify service and character of discharge with a DD-214
  • Scholarships will be paid directly to the school (Applicant’s should have attended/or already be attending school)


Spouses of those who are on active duty or veterans can get up to $5,000 in scholarship to get an undergraduate, graduate, or vocational training degree. They must provide military status of their spouses and a valid marriage certificate.


This scholarship is open to an individual who has lost a family member who served in our country’s Armed Forces. 


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:

  1. A Purple Heart recipient who is also a member of MOPH,or
  2. The spouse of a Purple Heart recipient who is a Member of MOPH, or
  3. 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
  4. 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.



Applicants must be military active duty, honorably discharged veteran, or a spouse from any branch of the military.

This scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. They must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application. And, are enrolled, or do enroll no later than the fall of 2021 in an accredited institution of higher learning.

To apply for the scholarship, all applicants have to do is complete a short entry form and submit a 250-word essay, answering the question: "How has your military service better prepared you to enhance your education?"  The $1,000 tuition voucher can be used for any cost related to his or her college.



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:


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. 

Please visit for eligibility requirements, instructions and to submit your application today!  

This scholarship is available to those who have been on duty for 3 or more years. It covers either tuition fees of up to $5,000 or loan repayment benefits of up to $18,000.


Military members or veterans who want to pursue a career in counseling can take advantage of this scholarship. It offers up to $3,000 in tuition assistance to attend graduate school in an accredited institution. This scholarship requires you to prove military status and financial need.


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.


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.


If you’re a veteran or family member of a veteran or deceased military member who plans on attending a CNA program or continuing your nursing education, you may be worried about covering your daily expenses and your tuition. There are many scholarships available for people in your situation. If you plan to continue your education, many of the scholarships below may apply to you as well.

Ankin Law Office Annual Scholarship for Military Veterans                           Apply by July                            $1,000

Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Scholarship Program                        Apply by March                         $3,000
Army Women’s Foundation (AWF) Legacy Scholarship                                  Apply by January                      Up to $2,500
Imagine America Foundation Military Award Program                                   Apply by December                   $1,000
Keller Law Offices Annual Scholarship for Military Veterans                          Apply by July                           $1,000
Law Office of Matthew L. Sharp Annual Military Scholarship                         Apply by July                           $1,000
Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship                                               Apply by Varies                        Amount Varies
Military Spouse Scholarship                                                                             Rolling Application Deadline      $500 – $2,500
Paralyzed Veterans of America Educational Scholarship Program                Apply by June                          $1,000 – $2,500
Raytheon Patriot Scholarship                                                                          Apply by April                          $10,000
SAPA Annual Scholarship Award                                                                     Apply by February                    $1,000
Sports Clips Help a Hero Scholarship                                                              Apply by April / November        Up to $5,000
The Captain Sean P. Grimes Physician Assistant Educational
Scholarship Award                                                                                            Apply by February                   $6,000
Tillman Military Scholars Program                                                                   Apply by FebruaryAverages      $11,000 per year 
Veterans United Foundation Scholarship                                                        Apply by April / October           Up to $20,000
Women Marine Association Scholarships                                                        Apply by February                   $1,500 – $3,000

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.


This scholarship is for dependents, 23 or under, with a VA disability rating of 10% or more.


The Pensacola Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will be awarding Scholarships to children, stepchildren, spouses or grandchildren of active duty, honorably discharged veterans, reservists  or retired military personnel (both officer and enlisted), Public Health Service or NOAA and their surviving spouses.

To be eligible, applicants must be a resident, dependent of a resident or grandchild of a resident of Escambia, Santa Rosa or South Baldwin (AL) counties, must have completed a minimum of one year at a college/university, with at least a 3.2 GPA if an undergraduate or 3.5 if a graduate student, for the two preceding semesters (fall of 2019 and spring of 2020) as a full time student.  Scholarships are $2,000 each.

Applications must be submitted no later than 15 June, 2020.

For more information or to request assistance in applying contact CDR Vann Milheim, SC, USN (Ret), at 850-969-9715 or


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.

Scholarship Program

For dependents of all branches of the military who are Active Duty, Retired, Deceased on Active Duty or Deceased while Retired.


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) 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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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.


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. 



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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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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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.


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.


Award: $5,000
Deadline: July 3rd, 2020
Description: The team at Course Hero Inc. values military members’ service to our nation. In recognition of what our nation’s service members and their families have contributed and sacrificed for our country, Course Hero Inc. offers a $5,000 scholarship upon a hard-working U.S. college student who is an active duty service member, a veteran, or a spouse or child of an active duty or retired service member.

  • Military affiliation:
    • Retired, honorably discharged or active duty service members of any branch of the United States military, including the United States Army and Reserves, United States Navy and Reserves, United States Air Force and Reserves, United States Marine Corps and Reserves, United States Coast Guard and Reserves, the National Guard and Air National Guard, or spouses, children or family members of such service members
  • At least 16 years old
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
  • Currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a two-year or four-year accredited undergraduate or graduate college or university, or vocational, technical or private career institution in the United States, as listed on the U.S. Department of Education website, available at


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.


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.


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


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

  1. 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.
  2. Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible undergraduate degree program.
  3. An overall 3.0 GPA is required.
  4. 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
  5. 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.



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