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.
Family Focused Scholarship
Sponsor: Columbia Southern Education Group
Amount: Up to $25,200
Closing Date: May 27, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Air Force Sergeants Association members in the family member (FM) category.
Association of the United States Army Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of the United States Army
Closing Date: June 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to enlisted soldiers currently serving in the active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard of any rank OR honorably discharged enlisted soldiers from any component of the total Army. Applicant must have acceptance at an accredited college or university. There are multiple scholarships – see website for details.
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: June 10, 2022
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.
Veterans & Military Family Scholarship
Sponsor: George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to accepted or currently enrolled college students who are currently serving in the military, honorably discharged, or have an active duty or retired military spouse or parent.
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.