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.

Naval Intelligence Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Naval Intelligence Professionals
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Description: Contest is open to enlisted personnel – active duty, reserve and retired-from any the nation’s sea services. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to naval intelligence.

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Veterans United Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to a surviving spouse or a surviving child of a deceased service member or Veteran of the U.S. Military who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university by the spring semester of 2021.

Military Dependent Scholarship
Sponsor: Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are military dependents.

Military Veteran Law Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to military veteran law students (IL, 2L, or 3)) attending law school in the United States.

TrophyCentral Sportsmanship & Compassion Scholarship
Sponsor: Trophy Central
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be entering college beginning during the academic year 2021-2022. Special attention will be given to applicants who are first generation college and/or entering a branch of the military (ROTC). Applicant must submit an essay about their unique sportsmanship acts or actions of compassion.

Military Scholarship for Veterans, Active Duty and Military Spouses
Sponsor: EducationConnection
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who are military active duty, honorably discharged, veterans, or a spouse from any branch of the military. Applicant must submit an essay on how their military service prepared them to enhance their education.

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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