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.

Association of the United States Army Scholarships
Sponsor: Association of the United States Army
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to enlisted soldiers currently serving in the active Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard of any rank OR honorably discharged enlisted soldiers from any component of the total Army. Applicant must have acceptance at an accredited college or university.There are multiple scholarships – see website for details.

Naval Intelligence Essay Contest
Sponsor: U.S. Naval Institute | Naval Intelligence Professionals
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
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.

Military Dependent Scholarship
Sponsor: Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are military dependents.

Military Line Student Ethics Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Connecticut
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
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.

Military Veteran Law Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Barnett Howard & Williams PLLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to military veteran law students (IL, 2L, or 3)) attending law school in the United States.

Longworth Law Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: Longworth Law Firm, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to enrolled and accepted college students. Applicant must share why it is important to provide affordable family law services to military, law enforcement, and other first responders.

Tampa Car Accident Lawyers Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: F&H Law Group, P.A.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on why it is important to provide affordable legal services to military, law enforcement, and other first responders.

Military Scholarships
Sponsor: SR Education Group
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: September 29, 2019
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.

Military Spouse Scholarships
Sponsor: National Military Family Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
Description: Scholarships and career funds are open to military spouses with a valid military ID. Applicant must be working towards a career, a degree, or clinical supervision towards licensure in the mental health profession.

Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2019
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 15, 2019
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.

American Legion – Department of Kansas Scholarships
Sponsor: The American Legion – Department of Kansas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from the state of Kansas. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to children of veterans, Scouts, athletes, and students with talent in music and public speaking.

Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of Maine
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are residents of Maine and have a parent or grandparent who is a veteran.

James V. Day Scholarship
Sponsor: The American Legion Department of Maine
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are residents of Maine. Applicant must have a parent or grandparent who is a member of the Maine American Legion.

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