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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.

MOPH Scholarship Program
Sponsor: The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH)
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 27, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Purple Heart recipients who are members of MOPH, spouses of Purple Heart recipients who are members of MOPH, or direct lineal descendants (children, step-children, adopted children, grandchildren, or step-grandchildren) of a Purple Heart recipient. Applicant must be a graduate or upcoming graduate (current senior) of a high school or GED program who is accepted by or enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college, university, or trade school.

Continuing Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to VFW Auxiliary members, their spouses, or children to pursue a college degree or a career direction at technical school.

Military Commander Scholarship
Sponsor: New York Chapter of the American Logistic Association (ALA)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: February 17, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States military who hold valid Exchange & Commissary shopping privileges at the time of application. Applicant must be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll for the first time in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university and applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA. On the first 100 completed applications will be accepted.

ROTC Scholarships
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 17, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Army, Navy (including Marine Corps option) or Air Force ROTC full-time sophomore or junior students with at least an overall 3.0 GPA Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a degree major that is related to the mission of the AFCEA educational Foundation (Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, and other STEM related majors).

Naval Mine Warfare Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Mine Warfare Association
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2017
Description: Contest is open to all persons eligible for membership in the Institute. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to naval mine warfare.

Anchor Scholarships
Sponsor: Anchor Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to family members (children and spouses) of qualified Surface Navy sailors who are/will be enrolled in undergraduate study.

Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary (ALA)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons or veterans who served in the Armed Forces during WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon and Grenada, Panama, or Desert Shield/Storm Gulf/War on Terrorism.

Graydon and Myrth Fox Scholarship
Sponsor: Sacramento Region Communication Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a degree at an accredited college or trade school who are veterans and have served honorably in the United States Arm Forces, a surviving spouse, dependent or grandchild of a U.S. Veteran.

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