Military Scholarships

Air Force Aid Society GEN Henry H. Arnold Educational Grant program

Award for full-time undergraduate program. Need-based; dependents of Active, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR, retired, and deceased; spouses of Active duty and Title 10; surviving spouses.

For more information visit: https://my.afas.org/educationgrant/Login/Login.aspx.

AMVETS Scholarships

AMVETS annually awards scholarship based on academic excellence and financial need to children or grandchildren of an active, living or deceased veteran AMVETS member. Children or grandchildren of active duty, living or deceased veterans AMVETS veteran; veterans who are AMVETS members.

For more information visit: http://www.amvets.org/programs/scholarships/

American Legion Scholarships

Multiple scholarship opportunities are all presented on this page.

For more information visit:  https://www.alaforveterans.org/Scholarships

Army Scholarship Foundation

Children (under age 24) or spouse of Army active, activated Guard/Reserve, honorably or medically discharged or killed while on active duty; High School senior or graduates, or registered for higher education. Dependents or spouse of a serving regular active duty, Reservist or Guardsman in good standing OR a former USA member who received an Honorable or Medical Discharge or was killed or died while serving in the US Army.

For more information visit: http://armyscholarshipfoundation.org/apply.html.

Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund

Scholarship to children and spouses of US military members killed in the line of duty. All Branches; provides educational counseling.

For more information visit: http://www.cfsrf.org/

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

Unmarried High School Senior or college student (under age 24); dependent of the US Navy Submarine Force. Sponsor must have served on active duty in the Submarine Force for 8+ years or direct submarine support activities of 10+ years.

For more information visit: https://www.dolphinscholarship.org/

Fallen Patriot Fund (Grant)

Awarded to families of US military personnel who were killed or seriously injured during OIF. Discharged OIF injured soldiers; spouse of OIF soldier KIA Eligibility. 

For more information visit: http://fallenpatriotfund.org/grant-request.php

Folds of Honor Foundation Children’s Fund

Dependents of KIA or WIA in support of OIF, OEF, OND who is accepted in an accredited private school, tutoring approved educational summer camp or for other unmet educational expenses. Dependents in K5 through 12th grade of active or reserve branches killed or disabled in support of OIF, OEF, OND; 90-100% disability rating; classified as POW/MIA, died after being classified with a service connected disability; MIA, captured or forcibly detained by hostile forces in line of duty; Purple Heart Recipient.

For more information visit: https://scholarships.foldsofhonor.org/prequalify

Folds of Honor Foundation Higher Education Scholarship

Spouse and children currently attending or accepted in a 2 or 4 year degree program; must reapply each year. Spouse and dependents of active or reserve branches killed or disabled in line of duty, classified as POW/MIA, died after being classified with a service- connected disability; MIA, captured or forcibly detained by hostile forces in line of duty; Purple Heart Recipient.

For more information visit: https://scholarships.foldsofhonor.org

Freedom Alliance Scholarship

Dependent of a SM killed in action, permanently disabled as a result of a mission or training accident or POW/MIA. Current High School Senior or enrolled undergraduate student under 26 years of age.

For more information visit: http://www.fascholarship.com/

Heroes Legacy Scholarship

Children of active, Reserve/Guard, retired military members who were wounded or killed on or after 9/11/2001. Dependent children under age of 23 years of age of post 9/11 active, Reserve/Guard, retired and survivors of KIA or wounded in action. Disability rating of 100%.

For more information visit: http://www.militaryscholar.org/legacy/index.html

IN Chapter AUSA Educational Grant

Grant for IN AUSA members and their dependents. Request application from indianachapterausa@gmail.com. Dependent of IN Chapter AUSA member must be current High School Senior or enrolled undergraduate student; grantee may be IN Chapters AUSA member or spouse.

Marine Corps Relief Society Interest-Free Loans & Grants

Full-time student for entire academic year pursuing initial undergrad degree in an accredited program in the United States. Need-based; Children under age 23 of active, retired, or deceased USMC and USN; spouses of active or retired USMC and USN.

For more information visit: http://www.nmcrs.org/pages/financial-assistance-and-counseling

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Full-time student for entire academic year pursuing initial undergrad degree in an accredited program. Need-based; Child of active or Reserve Marine, retiree or killed while in the USMC; child of active, reserve or retiree of US Navy who has served with a Marine unit.

For more information visit: https://www.mcsf.org/apply/

MG James Ursano Scholarship

Full-time student for entire academic year pursuing initial undergrad degree in an accredited program. Need-based; DEERS registered children under age 23 of active or retired Army or survivors of active or retired Army.

For more information visit: https://www.aerhq.org/Apply-for-Scholarship/Dependent-Children

Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship

Funds can be used for tuition, room/board, books and incidentals. HS Senior accepted or enrolled full-time in undergrad program or trade school; Purple Heart recipient who is a member of MOPH;  spouse/widow or direct lineage descendant of Purple Heart recipient, KIA or died of wound.

For more information visit: http://www.purpleheart.org/Downloads/Bank/Scholarship/ScholarshipApplication.pdf

MOAA American Patriot Scholarship

Dependents of members of Military Officers Association of America. Dependents of MOAA members.

For more information visit: https://scholarship.moaa.org/register.aspx

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

The Society’s Education Assistance Program offers interest-free loans and grants for undergraduate/post-secondary education at an accredited 2- or 4-year education, technical or vocational institution in the United States.  This financial assistance is available for children of active duty, retired or deceased Sailors and Marines; and for spouses of active duty and retired Sailors and Marines.

For more information visit: http://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarships

Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

Non-traditional student returning to school; Member of AL, ALA or Sons of the AL for two preceding years.

For more information visit: https://www.alaforveterans.org/Scholarships/Non-Traditional-Student-Scholarship/ 

Pat Tillman Foundation

Scholarships for undergrad degrees in the Tillman Military Scholar Program for active duty, veterans and spouses; Covers educational expenses; placement in a Tillman Scholars program; all branches pre- and post- 9/11.

For more information visit: http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/

Scholarship for Military Children

Applications available at DeCA commissaries. DEERS dependent under age 21 (23 if enrolled as a full-time student) Active, Reserve, Retired, Survivors.

For more information visit: http://www.militaryscholar.org/sfmc/index.html

Special Ops Warrior Foundation

36 months of funding for dependents age 18-33 and spouses of Special Ops members killed in the line of duty post-9/11;  Scholarship, monthly housing allowance, books & supplies stipend; Educational counseling for survivors of pre- and post-9/11 Special Ops members killed in the line of duty.

For more information: http://specialops.org/

Spouse Education Assistance Program

Need-based scholarship program for D.E.E.R.S. enrolled spouses of Army soldiers obtaining a 4-year undergrad degree; full- or part-time enrollment; Spouse of active duty, retired or deceased soldier who dies while on active duty or when retired; maintain 2/4 GPA; student/spouse may not be a military member.

For more information visit: https://www.aerhq.org/Apply-for-Scholarship/Spouse-Education-Assistance-Program

Student Veterans of America

Various scholarship opportunities from companies such as Google, Raytheon, and Eli Lilly.

For more information visit: http://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships

Thanks USA Scholarship

Full-time student for entire academic year pursuing initial undergrad degree in an accredited program; spouse enrolled part-time is also eligible. Dependent child (24 and under) or spouse of post-9/11 active or retired and survivors of KIA or wounded in action; need-based.

For more information visit: http://www.thanksusa.org/scholarship-program.html