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).

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.

Blinded Veterans Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Blinded Veterans Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 19, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans who are incoming or current undergraduate or graduate students.

American Legion Department of Missouri Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of Missouri
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 20, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are residents of Missouri. Applicant must be a member of The American Legion Family, i.e. Legion Member, Auxiliary Member, S.A.L. Member, or a descendant of any member thereof.

Raytheon Patriot Scholarship
Sponsor: Student Veterans of America (SVA)
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 26, 2019
Description: Applicant must be a U.S. Army veteran who is an entering sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study, or enrolled in a graduate program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

AMVETS’ Scholarships
Sponsor: American Veterans (AMVETS)
Amount: Up to $4,000 ($1,000 over four years)
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to veterans, active duty military members, their guard/reserves, and their children or grandchildren.

Enlisted Prize Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Textron Systems
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Contest is open to enlisted personnel – active duty, reserve and retired-from any nation’s sea services. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic that makes the naval profession stronger.

General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant
Sponsor: Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Applicant must be a dependent of an Air Force member, spouse of an Active Duty member, or a surviving spouse of an Air Force member. Applicant must be a high school graduate enrolled or accepted as a full-time undergraduate student during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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