The American Legion Legacy Scholarship
The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is available for children, or legally adopted child/children, of active duty United States military and Guard, and Reserve personnel who were federalized and died on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for the scholarship. Scholarship is for undergraduate study at a U.S. school of higher education.
American Legion Auxiliary
For non-traditional students
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students. Applicant must be a member of the American Legion, Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion and shall have paid dues for the two preceding years and for the calendar year in which application is made. The applicant must also be a student who has had at least one year of college and is in need of financial assistance to pursue an undergraduate degree. Check with your local American Legion for additional scholarship opportunities.
AMVETS National Scholarship Program
The AMVETS National Scholarship Program is available to financially assist veterans who have exhausted government aid, or who might not otherwise have the financial means to continue their education.
AMVETS Scholarship and Tuition Discounts
AMVETS annually awards scholarships to veterans/active military, their sons, daughters or grandchildren. A son, daughter or grandchild of a deceased veteran is also eligible. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need, the scholarships go to deserving high school seniors, high school JROTC students and veterans pursuing a higher education.
AFCEA Educational Foundation
Scholarships of $2,500 each are offered to active-duty and honorably discharged U.S. Military veterans (to include Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom or Iraqi Freedom operations. Candidates must be majoring in certain fields of study - see application for details.
Army Scholarship Foundation
The Army Scholarship Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to providing college scholarships to deserving children of current and former members of the U.S. Army, and to spouses of currently serving soldiers.
Founded in 2001 by a group of U.S. Army veterans, the Foundation is dedicated to assisting sons, daughters, and spouses of soldiers in achieving their educational dreams. It is staffed entirely by volunteers and keeps operating expenses extremely low so that 98% of donated funds go toward scholarships.
Army Women’s Foundation
The Army Women’s Foundation recognizes the importance of education and is pleased to sponsor up to ten $2,500 Legacy Scholarships to be awarded in 2010. For qualifications and information on the program, please download the PDF application. Deadline for all applications is February 1, 2010.
Dependent Children Scholarship Program
MG James Ursano Scholarship program is for dependent children of Soldiers on federal active duty, retired, or deceased while in active or retired status.
Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship is awarded to veterans, including members of the National Guard and Reserves, who are seeking new skills in order to be competitive in the job market.
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund - Students are eligible if they are the dependent child of an active duty service member who was killed or permanently disabled (100%) rating as the result of an operational mission or training accident, or who is currently certified as POW or MIA. See application form and scholarship rules for complete eligibility details.
Fund for Veterans' Education
The Fund for Veterans' Education will provide scholarships to help meet the cost associated with higher education for veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces who served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001 and who are now enrolled in college or vocational-technical school.
General George S. Brown Spouse Tuition Assistance Program (STAP)
The purpose of the Spouse Tuition Assistance Program (STAP) is to provide partial tuition assistance for spouses of Active Duty airmen or officers, who accompany members to overseas locations and will be attending college programs. The focus of the program is on the completion of degree or certificate programs that provide increased occupational opportunities for spouses.
The program provides tuition Assistance (TA) at a rate of 50% of unmet tuition charge per course, with a maximum of $1,500 per academic year and a term maximum, which is calculated by dividing the annual maximum ($1,500) by the number of terms within the academic year. For purposes of this program, "academic year" is defined as the 12-month period beginning August 1 through July 31 of each year.
General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant
Since its inception in 1942, the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals. In recent years, the Society's emphasis has been on direct funding of new initiatives that provide greater value to Air Force families.
The centerpiece of the Society's education initiatives is the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program which provides $2000 grants to selected sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired, retired reserve and deceased Air Force members; spouses (stateside) of active duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists; and surviving spouses of deceased personnel for their undergraduate studies. The value and success of this program, is demonstrated in the 85,287 grants disbursed since the first awards were made for the 1988-1989 academic year.
This grant program remains competitive in its need-based selection criteria, uniquely tailored to recognize the proper weighing of family income and education cost factors, and is administered by ACT Recognition Program Services. ACT, located in Iowa City IA, is an independent, not-for-profit organization with over 45 years experience in providing support services to scholarship sponsors.
Horatio Alger Scholarship
The Horatio Alger Military Veterans Scholarship is awarded to veterans who have served under the United States Military Operation in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan or Operation Iraqi Freedom beginning Sept. 11, 2001 or later.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for higher education to deserving sons and daughters of Marines and children of former Marines, with particular attention being given to children whose parent was killed or wounded in action.
Military.com Education benefits
Military scholarships and other sources of money for school.
Military Family Scholarships
Military Family Scholarships - Visit the site to learn about a variety of scholarships and funding opportunities for military families.
Military Homes Scholarship
The scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students that currently are attending a four-year university on a full-time or part-time basis or those that will be beginning in fall 2009. No specific major, degree, or emphasis area is required. The applicant must have served in the military or be the spouse or child of someone who did. See site for more details.
Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship
The Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship is available to the recipient of a Purple Heart; a direct descendant of a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart or of a veteran killed in action or who died of wounds; or a spouse or widow(er) of a recipient of the Purple Heart.
National Military Family Association (MNMFA) Military Spouse Scholarship Program
NMFA scholarship funds are awarded only to military ID-carrying Uniformed Services’ spouses (active duty, retiree, Reserve, National Guard, and/or survivor); If notified you have been selected for a scholarship, you must provide a copy of current military dependant ID within one week, or your scholarship funds will be awarded to another card-carrying applicant. If at any point you are no longer considered to be a spouse of a service member, you must notify NMFA immediately.
National Military Family Association's Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship
The National Military Family Association's Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships are awarded to spouses of Uniformed Services members (active duty, National Guard and Reserve, retirees, and survivors) to obtain professional certification or to attend post secondary or graduate school.
Retired Enlisted Association's (TREA) National Scholarship program
The Retired Enlisted Association's (TREA) National Scholarship program. TREA members are proud to be able to offer these scholarships to our Nations high school student. The program is open to any high school student.
Scholarships for Military Children Program
The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. If your mother or father is active duty, reserve/guard, or retired military personnel or you are the survivor of a deceased member, and you have a military dependent I.D. card you can apply! You must be planning to attend a college or university on a full-time basis.
Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program (SSEAP)
The Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program is a need-based education assistance program designed to provide spouses of active duty and retired Soldiers and widows(ers) of Soldiers who died either on active duty or in a retired status, and residing in the U.S. with financial assistance in pursuing educational goals.
ThanksUSA Scholarship- All dependent children, age 24 and under (as of the application deadline), and all spouses of active-duty U.S. military service personnel are eligible to apply for scholarships with ThanksUSA®.
University of Minnesota Founders Free Tuition Program
University of Minnesota Founders Free Tuition Program is a special award program that benefits qualified incoming students from Minnesota who meet certain financial need requirements.
VA Mortgage Center Scholarship
VA Mortgage Center Scholarship is an ongoing scholarship offer for students with military affiliation, ROTC, and children of military members. Each semester, three $1,000 scholarships are awarded to the winning students.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The Veterans of Foreign Wars has several scholarship programs across the nation. Visit the site to learn more or contact your local VFW.