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.

Bonsai Finance Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: Bonsai Finance
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate of vocational/technical students who are veterans, active duty, or direct dependents (son, daughter, spouse) of the U.S. Military. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to their accomplishments.

Military Scholarships
Sponsor: Optimal
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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.

Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a HVACR training program at an accredited school. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship specifically for military veterans.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 30, 2020
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, DACA students, LGBTQ students, STEM majors, and student athletes.

Boyk Law Veteran Scholarship
Sponsor: Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are currently attending an accredited college or university in the United States who has served in the United State Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, or Reserves OR is the child or stepchild of someone who has. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

H&P Veterans Helping Veterans Scholarships
Sponsor: Hill & Ponton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to veterans of the armed forces who plan to use their education to help fellow veterans.

Military Line Student Ethics Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Connecticut
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Connecticut residents who are high school students or adult learners and are in a military family, which includes being a dependent or spouse. Students and adult learners may apply as early as their junior year of high school or as late as the end of college freshman year.

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.

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