Scholarships and Grants for Military-Connected Students

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There is a wealth of financial support available for military-connected students. Explore the links below for scholarships or grants that may benefit you. 

Benefits for Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Veterans

 

Name Amount Website
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society $500 to $2,500 http://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarships
Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship $3,000 http://www.e-anca.org/scholarships
Wings Over America Scholarship average $2500 http://wingsoveramerica.us/scholarships/
VFW 'Sports Clips Help a Hero Scholarship' up to $5000 http://vfw.org/Scholarship/
Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) $1,000 http://www.ccmeonline.org/scholarships
Launch Your Dreams' Scholarship Competition $2,500 http://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/Launch-Your-Dreams-Scholarship-Competition/-s-d-37658
Marine Corps League National Scholarship  - http://www.mcleague.com/mdp/index.php?module=ContentExpress&func=display&ceid=75
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Up to $30,000 over four years http://www.mcsf.org/apply/
Salute You Scholarship ACE Personal Trainer Certification http://www.acefitness.org/military/scholarship.aspx
Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Program - http://www.purpleheart.org/Scholarships/
WMA Scholarship Program $1500 or $3,000 https://www.womenmarines.org/scholarships
Wells Fargo Scholarship for Vets Program $1000+ https://wellsfargovets.scholarsapply.org/
Raytheon - http://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=705
NBC Universal $12,000 http://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=706
Pat Tillman Foundation $10,000 http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
VFW's Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship $5,000 https://www.vfw.org/Scholarship/
Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) $1,000+ http://www.pva.org/find-support/membership/scholarship-program
Fleet Reserve Association Education Foundation $5,000 http://www.fra.org/fra/Web/Events_and_Programs/Fra_Education_Foundation_Scholarships/Web/Content/FRA_Education_Foundation.aspx?hkey=fe5fe4c8-48b6-4003-be7b-5f3f317c6600
AMVETS Scholarships for Veterans and Dependents $4,000 http://www.amvetsnsf.org/scholarships.html

 

Dependents of Fallen Service Members (Spouses, Children, and Grandchildren)

Name Amount Website
Veterans United Foundation Scholarship Three awards up to $20,000 https://www.enhancelives.com/scholarships
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society $500 to $2500 http://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarships
American Legion Legacy Scholarship Varies from year to year http://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy
AMVETS Scholarships From $1000 to $4000 http://www.amvets.org/amvets-in-action/scholarships/
Gen. Henry H. Arnold Education Grant $2,000 http://afas.org/ed-grants-application-procedures
Wings Over America Scholarship Average $2500 http://wingsoveramerica.us/scholarships/
Folds of Honor Foundation - http://www.foldsofhonor.org/scholarships
American Patriot Freedom Scholarship Program - http://www.themilitarywallet.com/american-patriot-freedom-scholarship-program/
Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Program - http://www.purpleheart.org/Scholarships/
The Army Scholarship Foundation $500 to $2000 for UG Studies http://armyscholarshipfoundation.org/apply.html
Freedom Alliance Scholarship - http://www.fascholarship.com/apply/
American Legion Scholarships - https://www.legion.org/scholarships
Pat Tillman Foundation $10,000 http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
Fleet Reserve Association Education Foundation $5,000 http://www.fra.org/fra/Web/Events_and_Programs/Fra_Education_Foundation_Scholarships/Web/Content/FRA_Education_Foundation.aspx?hkey=fe5fe4c8-48b6-4003-be7b-5f3f317c6600
AMVETS Scholarships for Veterans and Dependents $4,000 http://www.amvetsnsf.org/scholarships.html

 

Dependents (Spouses, Children, and Grandchildren)

Name Amount Website
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society $500 to $2500 http://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarships
Thanks USA Scholarship Up to $3,000 http://www.thanksusa.org/scholarship-program.html
Airborne Scholarship Association - http://www.airbornescholarshipassociation.org
AMVETS Scholarships From $1,000 to $4,000 http://www.amvets.org/amvets-in-action/scholarships
Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship - http://www.e-anca.org/scholarships
Blinded Veterans Association Scholarships Up to $2,000 http://bva.org/BVA/Programs/Scholarships_Awards
Gen. Henry H. Arnold Education Grant $2,000 http://afas.org/ed-grants-application-procedures
Wings Over America Scholarship average $2500 http://wingsoveramerica.us/scholarships/
Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship Fund Varies http://www.coastguardfoundation.org/how/scholarships
Dolphin Scholarship Foundation annual $3,400 http://www.dolphinscholarship.org/index.cfm/scholarships/
Folds of Honor Foundation - https://www.foldsofhonor.org/resources/scholarships
"Launch Your Dreams" Scholarship Competition $2,500 http://www.cappex.com/scholarship/listings/Launch-Your-Dreams-Scholarship-Competition/-s-d-37658
American Patriot Freedom Scholarship Program - http://www.themilitarywallet.com/american-patriot-freedom-scholarship-program/
The Army Scholarship Foundation $500 to $2,00 for UG studies http://armyscholarshipfoundation.org/apply.html
Freedom Alliance Scholarship - http://www.fascholarship.com/apply/
Horatio Alger Pennsylvania Scholarship Program $6,000 https://www.nerdwallet.com/nerdscholar/scholarships/view/horatio-alger-pennsylvania-scholarship-program/1573
Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Program - http://www.purpleheart.org/scholarships/
Navy League Foundation $2,500 per year http://navyleague.org/scholarship/
Tillman Military Scholarship Program $8,000 to $10,000 http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
WMA Scholarship Program $1,500 to $3,000 https://www.womenmarines.org/scholarships
Hope for Warriors Scholarship $1,000 http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/transition/military-spouse-scholarships/
American Legion Scholarships - https://www.legion.org/scholarships
Pat Tillman Foundation $10,000 http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
•Scholarships for Military Children $2,000 http://militaryscholar.org/sfmc/index.html
Fleet Reserve Association Education Foundation $5,000 http://www.fra.org/fra/Web/Events_and_Programs/Fra_Education_Foundation_Scholarships/Web/Content/FRA_Education_Foundation.aspx?hkey=fe5fe4c8-48b6-4003-be7b-5f3f317c6600
AMVETS Scholarships for Veterans and Dependents $4,000 http://www.amvetsnsf.org/scholarships.html

 

Active Duty

Name Amount Website
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society $500 to $2500 http://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarships
Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship - http://www.e-anca.org/scholarships
Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Program - http://www.purpleheart.org/Scholarships/
Tillman Military Scholarship Program $8,000 to $10,000 http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
WMA Scholarship Program $1,500 to $3,000 https://www.womenmarines.org/scholarships
VFW 'Sports Clips Help a Hero Scholarship' up to $5000 http://vfw.org/Scholarship/
Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) $1,000 http://www.ccmeonline.org/scholarships
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation up to $30,000 over four years https://www.mcsf.org/apply/
Pat Tillman Foundation $10,000 http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
•Scholarships for Military Children $2,000 http://militaryscholar.org/sfmc/index.html
Fleet Reserve Association Education Foundation $5,000 http://www.fra.org/fra/Web/Events_and_Programs/Fra_Education_Foundation_Scholarships/Web/Content/FRA_Education_Foundation.aspx?hkey=fe5fe4c8-48b6-4003-be7b-5f3f317c6600
AMVETS Scholarships for Veterans and Dependents $4,000 http://www.amvetsnsf.org/scholarships.html

 

Reserve Officers' Training Corp (ROTC) Scholarships