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).

Military Child of the Year Award
Sponsor: Operation Homefront
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: December 4, 2017
Description: Award is open to young people ages 13 to 18 who are children of someone who is/was in the military. Student must be nominated by a parent, other family member, teacher, counselor, coach, community official, church leader, neighbor, other others.

API Study Abroad and Intern Abroad Scholarships
Sponsor: API Study Abroad
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
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.

Fallen Heroes Scholarship
Sponsor: The Coast Guard Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to unmarried dependent children of enlisted and commissioned men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard who lost their lives in Coast Guard land, air, or sea operations. Applicant must be a college bound high school senior entering an accredited college or technical school for fall semester or a full-time undergraduate student already enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program or technical school for the fall semester of this year.

General Prize Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Contest is open to all persons eligible for membership (including those already members) in the institute. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to the U.S. Naval Institute’s mission.

Scholarships for Trades
Sponsor: Intern Solutions
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are studying a trade, such as plumbing, HVAC, and electrical. In addition to the general scholarship, there is a scholarship specifically open to veterans and military personnels.

Veteran Benefits Scholarship
Sponsor: VeteranAid.org
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree or graduate level program at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university. Veterans and military personnel are urged to apply for the scholarship, although it is open to all current college students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to veterans benefits.

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