Military Scholarships

The brave men and women of the Armed Forces sacrifice a lot for our nation. Many scholarship providers want to give back by offering scholarships open only to military service members, veterans, and their dependents. Below are scholarships for military service members, veterans, and military and veteran spouses and dependents.

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation Scholars Program
Sponsor: Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
Amount: Up to $6,250
Closing Date: Monthly – all documents due to the program team by the 15th of each month
Description: Program is open to children – whether natural, by marriage or adoption – who have lost a parent in the line of military duty, during combat or peacetime. All branches (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard) and all components (active, reserve and guard are covered).

Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others
Sponsor: Delaware Department of Education
Amount: Tuition and fees at your college (see website for specific details)
Closing Date: Completed application is due 6-8 weeks before classes begin
Description: Program is open to residents of the state of Delaware between the ages of 16 and 24 years of age whose parent was a resident of Delaware at the time of death or declaration of mission in action or prisoner of war status.

Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program
Sponsor: Wells Fargo
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: There is no application deadline, but grants will be awarded on an ongoing basis until funds are exhausted.
Description: Grant program is open to honorably-discharged veterans and spouses of disabled veterans who have served in the United States military. Applicant must be a student who is already enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate study.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to API program participants. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements – see website for details. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, military veterans, non-traditional students, students with disabilities, minority students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Joe King Scholarship
Sponsor: Council of College and Military Educators
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to uniformed service members (active, reserves, guard) who are currently enrolled in an educational program at a regional or national accredited institution and is a member institution of CCME.

Leadership Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Dr. J. Phillip London | CACI International
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to junior officers, 0-4 (LCDR/MAJ) and below, from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and U.S. Coast Guard. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to leadership.

Veteran Scholarship
Sponsor: Council of College and Military Educators
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to prior uniformed service members (active, reserves, guard) who are currently enrolled in an educational program at a regional or national accredited institution and is a member institution of CCME.

Loretta Cornett-Huff Scholarship
Sponsor: Council of College and Military Educators
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to spouses of uniformed service members (active, reserve, guard, veteran) who are currently enrolled in an educational program in a regional or national accredited institution and is a member institution of CCME.

H&P Veterans Helping Veterans Scholarships
Sponsor: Hill & Ponton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to veterans of the armed forces who plan to use their education to help fellow veterans.

SportClips Veterans’ Scholarship
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars | SportClips Haircuts
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve. Applicant must participate in, be accepted to, or currently enrolled in a VA-approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution.

War Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations who are 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.

Military Scholarships
Sponsor: SR Education Group
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: December 29, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to veterans and active members of the U.S. military who are enrolled at a private or public educational institution, and working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree.

American Legion – Department of Kansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Kansas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the state of Kansas. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to children of veterans, Scouts, athletes, and students with talent in music and public speaking.

Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of Maine
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are residents of Maine and have a parent or grandparent who is a veteran.

James V. Day Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of Maine
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are residents of Maine. Applicant must have a parent or grandparent who is a member of the Maine American Legion.

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