Military Related Scholarships

  • Gilman-McCain Scholarship

    • Amount: $5,000 each
    • Due Date: October 1, 2019, 11:59pm CT
    • Requirements: The Gilman International Scholarship, a program of the U.S. Department of State, is pleased to announce the inaugural round of the Gilman-McCain Scholarship for children of active military personnel.  Named after Senator John S. McCain of Arizona, the Gilman-McCain Award is a congressionally funded initiative of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. This scholarship honors Senator McCain’s legacy of public service by enabling U.S. undergraduate children of active duty military personnel to develop the leadership and career readiness skills through studying or interning abroad. All scholarships are $5,000 each and students must be receiving any form of federal financial aid.

       IIE Gilman Scholarship Program staff are offering four short live events focused on the Gilman-McCain Awards, which will include more information on eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and selection process. If you are unable to attend, a recording will be available on the Gilman Advisor Resources Page

      We hope you can join us for one of these short informational sessions. If you have immediate questions, you can reach the Gilman staff at gilmanadvisors@iie.org or 800.852.2141, Ext 2.

    • Website: https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/program/gilman-mccain-scholarships/
  • General George S. Brown Spouse Tuition Assistance Program

    • Amount: Up to $7,000
    • Due Date: March 7th
    • Requirements: Administered by the Air Force Aid Society, the General George S. Brown Spouse Tuition Assistance Program (STAP) provides up to $5,000 for selected spouses of active duty U.S. Air Force service members who are currently residing overseas. Eligible candidates must be legally married to  a service member without separation or pending divorce, be a high school graduate enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student, maintain at least a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, and demonstrate financial need
    • Website: https://www.military.com/spouse/military-education/military-spouse-education/military-spouse-family-education-assistance.html
  • Hope for the Warriors Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: May 31st
    • Description: Each year, the Hope for Warriors Foundation offers the Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships in recognition of military spouses and caregivers for their strength and resolve despite adversity as financial assistance for continuing education at an accredited U.S. institution. For consideration, it is required that applicants submit an application, certification form, proof of military injury or death, an original essay discussing academic achievement and personal goals, two-page questionnaire, and two letters of recommendation.
    • Website: https://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/transition/military-spouse-scholarships/
  • Huebner Scholarships

    • Amount: Up to $2,500 for four years
    • Due Date:  May 1st
    • Description: Named for Lieutenant General Clarence L. Huebner who commanded the Big Red One during World War II, the Society of the 1st Infantry Division provides the Huebner Scholarships for high school seniors who are the children or grandchildren of soldiers who have served in the 1st Infantry Division of the U.S. Army. In order to be eligible for the $10,000 award in four annual installments of $2,500, individuals must submit a transcript, 200-word essay, college acceptance letter, proof of military service, and two letters of recommendation.
    • Website: https://www.1stid.org/scholarships
  • Fisher House Foundation Scholarships for Military Children

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: February 28th
    • Description: Funded through the generosity of the Defense Commissary Agency, the Fisher House Foundation awards several Scholarships for Military Children for up to $2,000 a piece to unmarried sons and daughters of active duty, reserve/guard, or retired military commissary customers who will be enrolled full-time in a four-year undergraduate degree program. Eligible applicants must be attending a U.S. accredited institution, be under 23 years old, and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Website: https://www.militaryscholar.org/
  • Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship

    • Amount: Up to $5,000
    • Due Date: February 3rd
    • Description: Sponsored by the National Military Family Association, the Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships award up to $5,000 to spouses of all active duty, national guard or reserve, and retired uniformed services members for use in attending vocational training and degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate programs. In order to qualify for the funding, military spouses must provide a copy of their marriage certificate, a military verification document, and a signed scholarship agreement form.
    • Website: https://www.military.com/spouse/military-education/military-spouse-education/nmfa-military-spouse-scholarships.html
  • Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association Scholarships

    • Amount: $5,000
    • Due Date: April 15th 
    • Description: Annually, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association (LA FRA) presents $5,000 scholarships to deserving male and female students who are striving to reach their professional goals by pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution. In order to be eligible for this award, applicants must be the sons, daughters, grandsons, or granddaughters of military members of the FRA or the LA FRA.
    • Website: https://www.la-fra.org/scholarship.html
  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

    • Amount: Up to $30,000
    • Due Date: March 1st
    • Description: In all 50 states and internationally, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides life-changing educational opportunities with scholarships up to $30,000 each for the children of active duty, reserve, and veteran U.S. Marines and Navy Corpsmen who have served alongside Marines. Qualified candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher, have a family adjusted gross income that does not exceed $93,000 for the current tax year, and plan to attend an accredited undergraduate U.S. institution.
    • Website: https://www.mcsf.org/
  • Military Spouse FINRA Fellowship Program

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: Closed for 2019
    • Description: Sponsored by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation, the Military Spouse FINRA Fellowship Program covers the cost of paying certification fees and provides a monthly stipend to military spouses who participate in a training program to get on the right track to becoming an Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC). Fellows in the program will receive the marketable job skills, knowledge, tools, and resources needed to overcome their military family’s financial struggles.
    • Website: https://www.afcpe.org/resource-center/funding-and-recognition/finra-foundation-military-spouse-fellowship/
  • Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Grants

    • Amount: Up to $3,000
    • Due Date: Early-May
    • Description: Annually, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society offers interest-free grants for up to $3,000 to encourage service members or retired veterans to pursue careers in professional counseling by attending any U.S. graduate institution that has been accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Counseling Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Qualified applicants must be aspiring counselors committed to serving military personnel, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, and demonstrate financial need.
    • Website: https://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarships
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America Scholarship

    • Amount: $1,000
    • Due Date: Opens early April
    • Description: As a program devised to provide some financial reprieve to assist wounded military members and their families with reaching their post-secondary educational goals, the Paralyzed Veterans of America Scholarships are awarded for $3,000 to paralyzed veterans members, their spouses, and their unmarried dependent children under 24 years old. Qualified candidates must be U.S. citizens, be accepted or currently enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in an accredited institution, and maintain good academic progress.
    • Website: https://pva.org/find-support/scholarship-program/ 
  • Pat Tillman Scholarships

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: Opens February
    • Description: In honor of Pat Tillman who put his all-star NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals on hold to serve and give his life for his country after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the Pat Tillman Scholarships are awarded annually to active service members of all branches of the U.S. military who wish to pursue an undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate degree. Along with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and documented participation in service, applicants must demonstrate Pat’s values and strength of character.
    • Website: https://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/
  • Society of Daughters of the United States Army Scholarship

    • Amount: $1,000
    • Due Date: March 31st
    • Description: The Society of Daughters of the United States Army presents annual $1,000 scholarships to the daughters or granddaughters of a career warrant or commissioned officer of the U.S. Army who is currently on active duty, retired from active duty after at least 20 years of service, or died while on active duty. Eligible female full-time undergraduate students must be enrolled in any accredited post-secondary U.S. institution, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and submit a personal statement showcasing patriotism.
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships
  • Tailhook Educational Foundation Scholarships

    • Amount: Up to $22,000
    • Due Date: March 1st
    • Description: Each year, the Tailhook Educational Foundation offers scholarships for up to $22,000 to high school graduates who are the natural, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a current or former Naval or Marine Corps Aviator, Flight Officer, or Air crewman. Eligible applicants must be related to a service member who is serving or has served on board a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier, be accepted for undergraduate enrollment at an accredited U.S. institution, and demonstrate financial need.
    • Website: https://www.tailhook.net/scholarship-application
  • Wings Over America Foundation Scholarship

    • Amount: Up to $5,000
    • Due Date: Varies
    • Description: Annually, the Wings over America Foundation provides college scholarships for up to $5,000 to dependent children and spouses of all U.S. Navy personnel who are serving in active duty, retired, honorably discharged, or deceased. Qualified candidates must be the natural born child or legal spouse of any officer or enlisted who served within Naval Air Forces for consideration. Recipients will be selected based on scholastic merit, financial need, and community service involvement.
    • Website: https://wingsoveramerica.us/scholarships
  • Veteran of Foreign Wars “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship

  • AFCEA Military Personnel Scholarships

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: Early May
    • Description: Requirements: active duty uniformed military servicemen and women or honorably discharged military veterans who are currently enrolled in an accredited degree program related to engineering, computer science, or technology. Qualified applicants must be U.S. citizens, have achieved at least sophomore-level status at a four-year undergraduate institution, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Website: https://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships 
  • AMVETS Scholarship

    • Amount: Up to $4,000
    • Due Date: Late April
    • Description: Requirements: seven AMVETS Scholarships are awarded for up to $4,000 each to active duty military personnel, honorably discharged veterans, reserves, spouses, and children or grandchildren who demonstrate financial need for tuition assistance to afford enrollment into any accredited degree program. Eligible candidates must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, be U.S. citizens, provide evidence of active duty or veteran status, and not be in default on any federal student loans.
    • Website: https://amvets.org/scholarships/
  • Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship

    • Amount: $2,500
    • Due Date: Early January
    • Description: Requirements: With the mission of honoring the service of women in the Army, the Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship program grants up to $2,500 to assist female undergraduate or graduate students at accredited U.S. institutions who are serving or have served in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, or Army National Guard. Qualified candidates who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better must submit an application form, essay, transcript, recommendations, and proof of active duty or veteran status from a commanding officer.
    • Website: https://www.awfdn.org/scholarships/general-information/
  • Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: April 1st/Early April
    • Description: Requirements: Annually, the Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund offers up to 60 scholarships for $2,000 each to improve access to educational opportunities for dependent children, adopted children, step-children, and non-uniformed spouses of an active duty or veteran Chief, Senior Chief, or Master Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Navy. In order to qualify for the funding, applicants must be graduating high school seniors or high school graduates, be accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate institution, and submit three letters of recommendation.
    • Website: https://www.cposf.org/ 
  • Dolphin Scholarship Fund

    • Amount: $3,400
    • Due Date: Mid-March
    • Description: On a competitive basis, the Dolphin Scholarship Fund provides up to 115 annual scholarships for $3,400 to unmarried children or stepchildren under the age of 24 who are dependent on active duty members of the Navy’s Submarine Force that have served in submarine support activities for at least eight years. Selection for the renewable award is based on academic proficiency, demonstrated financial need for assistance, and commitment to involvement in extra-curricular school or community activities.
    • Website: http://dolphinscholarship.org/
  • Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

    • Amount: Up to $25,000
    • Due Date: Late June
    • Description: In honor of the bravery exhibited by members of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund awards up to $25,000 to young Americans who are the dependent children of an active duty service member who was killed or permanently disabled as the result of an operational mission or training accident. Eligible applicants must be high school seniors or high school graduates who are currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in any accredited U.S. institution of higher learning.
    • Website: https://www.fascholarship.com/apply/
  • Charles Shelton Veterinarian Medicine/Technology Scholarship

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: April 15th
    • Description: The Charles Shelton Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational scholarships to African-American students pursuing a degree in veterinarian medicine or veterinarian technology. Scholarships are awarded to individuals who have demonstrated an interest and commitment to animal welfare. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be aa African-American graduating high school senior, current college student or returning college student. Please also provide two professional references from Professors that speak directly to your experience in Veterinary Medicine or Technology. One letter should be from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) professor. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
    • Website: https://www.thecharlessheltonfoundation.org/scholarship 
  • Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship

    • Amount: $20,000
    • Due Date: Mid-May
    • Description: The Daughters of the Cincinnati have contributed generously to the scholarship fund for over a century. Applicants must be daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States military. If you are eligible, you must apply during your senior year in high school. The application process includes an essay, secondary school report, a letter of recommendation from a member of the applicant’s community, and a Student Aid Report (SAR). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
    • Website: http://daughters1894.org/scholarship/
  • EOD Memorial Scholarship

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: February 22nd
    • Description: Applicants must be the child, stepchild, spouse, or grandchild, or other DoD recognized dependent of a graduate of NAVSCOLEOD. NAVSCOLEOD graduates are not eligible for scholarship awards. Active Duty personnel are not eligible for scholarship awards. Military academy students are not eligible to receive EODMF Scholarships. Students may apply in case they are not accepted or decide not to attend a Military Academy. No applicant will be awarded more than four scholarships. All questions on the application require answers or the requested documentation. If the requested information or documentation is unknown or unavailable, an explanation is required. Any blank or unanswered questions, without the respective explanation will result in the application being classified as incomplete and be disqualified from consideration. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
    • Website: http://www.eodwarriorfoundation.org/scholarship
  • Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint Scholarship

    • Amount: $1,500
    • Due Date: July 31st
    • Description: The Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint National Security Scholarships offers to help further the education and career development of scholars, especially in the areas of International Affairs, Counterintelligence and National Security. Workers in these fields and their children are encouraged to apply with the goal of improving national security and global understanding. The application requires a 600-800 word essay discussing/analyzing an issue related to the importance of Counterintelligence, International Affairs, and National Defense and/or National Security. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
    • Website: https://www.lintcenter.org/scholarships/
  • Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: July 31st
    • Description: The Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship is for students seeking degrees, certificates, or diplomas at vocational/technical schools, colleges, or universities. Award amounts vary and are based on financial need. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be a child of a living or deceased veteran who served in Vietnam who are enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours/semester during the academic year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
    • Website: https://www.womensfundws.org/document.doc?id=170
  • Military Child of the Year Award

    • Amount: Up to $10,000
    • Due Date: Opens September
    • Description: The Military Child of the Year Award recognizes outstanding military children who demonstrate resiliency, leadership, and achievement in their communities. Recipients, along with a parent or guardian, travel to Washington, D.C., for a special recognition Gala. They also receive a laptop computer and the $10,000 award. We are excited to be able to offer recognition for children of National Guard, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard service members. Child must be a legal military dependent between the ages of 13 and 18 at the time of nomination. Status confirmed by Military ID or DEERS enrollment form. Child and one adult guardian must be available to travel to the Washington, DC area for the Gala award presentation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
    • Website: https://www.militarychildoftheyear.org/Nominee/Nomination 
  • NBCC Foundation Military Scholarship

    • Amount: Up to $8,000
    • Due Date: July 31st
    • Description: The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the military scholarships for service members, veterans, and their spouses pursuing a career in professional counseling. The military scholarship was created to increase the number of counselors available to serve military personnel and families. These scholarships provide financial support to students who are currently enrolled in a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)-accredited, master’s-level counseling program; are active duty, have served in the military, or are a military spouse; and who commit to serve military personnel within one year of graduation for the duration of a minimum of at least two years post-graduation.
    • Website: https://www.nbccf.org/programs/scholarships
  • The Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: April 1st
    • Description: You are eligible to apply for the CPO Scholarship only if your sponsor achieved the rank of Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy. Furthermore, your sponsor must be currently serving on Active duty or Reserve duty, or must have been honorably discharged, transferred to Fleet Reserve status, or Retired from the Naval Service as a Chief, Senior Chief, or Master Chief Petty Officer. Candidates must be about to graduate or have graduated from an accredited high school, or equivalent educational institution or have successfully earned a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and must intend to enter, or be currently enrolled in a community college, vocational college, college or university to complete the curriculum prescribed in or to be graduated with an AA, AS, BA or BS degree. Must be the immediate family member of either an active duty, retired, or reserve Chief Petty Officer (children may be natural, adopted or step-children). For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
    • Website: https://www.cposf.org/scholarship 
  • Women's Overseas Service League

    • Amount: $1,000
    • Due Date: March 1st
    • Description: Women's Overseas Service League scholarship assistance may be granted to women who are committed to advancement in military or other public service careers, have demonstrated such commitment through life experiences and have successfully completed a minimum of 12 semester or 18 quarter hours of study in any institution of higher education in a program leading to an academic degree, associate degree or higher. The program may be professional or technical in nature; agree to enroll for a minimum of six semester or nine quarter hours of study each academic period; agree to maintain academic standards. Applications and associated documentation must be postmarked no later than March 1st for consideration for the following academic year. Awards may be renewed for a second year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
    • Website: http://wosl.org/scholarships/ 
  • Air Force Aid Society General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

    • Amount: Up to $4,000
    • Due Date:April 30th
    • Description: Provides $2,000 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.
    • Website:  https://afas.org/how-we-help/general-henry-h-arnold-education-grant/ 
  • AAAA Scholarship Foundation

    • Amount: Up to $12,000
    • Due Date: May 1st
    • Description: The AAAA Scholarship Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation established to render financial assistance for the college-level education of members of the Army Aviation Association of America, Inc. (AAAA). The spouses, unmarried siblings, children and grandchildren of current and deceased AAAA members are also eligible. 
      In order to apply for an AAAA Scholarship you must meet one of the following criteria:
      You must be a current member of the Army Aviation Association of America, or
      the spouse of a current AAAA member or deceased member, or
      the son or daughter of a current member or deceased member, or
      the grandchild of a current member or deceased member, or
      the unmarried sibling of a current member or deceased member.
    • Website: https://www.quad-a.org/scholarship 
  • Scholarships for Military Children Program

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: Mid-February
    • Description: This program is open to sons and daughters of active duty, reserve/guard, or retired military commissary customers. Recipient must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a four-year undergraduate college or university, accredited in the U. S or a two-year community college. They must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 basis. There will be at least one recipient selected at every commissary location where qualified applications are received, and additional recipients will be selected based on a prorate basis, so more applicants will be selected from those commissaries with larger numbers of applicants.
    • Website: https://www.militaryscholar.org/sfmc/index.html 
  • Army Scholarship Foundation

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: Mid-April
    • Description: The Army Scholarship Foundation has over 20 different scholarships that it awards to students on a one-time basis. Scholarship applicants will be considered for all available scholarships and need not designate a scholarship or scholarships for which they want to apply. Applicants must be sons or daughters of regular active duty, active duty Reserve, or active duty National Guard U.S. Army members in good standing, or be spouses of serving enlisted regular active duty, active duty Reserve, or active duty National Guard U.S. Army members in good standing, or be sons or daughters of former U.S. Army members who received an honorable discharge or medical discharge, or who were killed while serving in the U.S. Army. They must also be high school seniors, high school graduates, or registered as undergraduate students at an accredited college or post high school vocational/technical institution, and have a 2.0 grade point average on a 4 point system. 
    • Website: http://www.armyscholarshipfoundation.org/apply.html 
  • National Military Family Association Scholarships

    • Amount: $1,000
    • Due Date: Mid April
    • Description: Any spouse with a valid military ID is eligible for this scholarship. Scholarship funds can be used towards degrees, certifications, licensure, clinical supervision for mental health licensure, CEUs, business expenses and more.
    • Website: https://scholarships.militaryfamily.org/offers/nmfa-spouse-scholarship/ 
  • Thanks USA Scholarship

    • Amount: Up to $15,000 renewable for three years or a total of $38,000
    • Due Date: Mid May
    • Description: Applicants must be a dependent child, age 24 and under (as of application deadline) or be a spouse of U.S. military service personnel. In addition to the criteria described above, to be eligible for a Helping Hand Scholarship an
      individual must be a spouse or child of United States military personnel, including National
      Guard and Reserves, who have been disabled (physically or mentally) or are fallen during
      their service.
    • Website: https://www.thanksusa.org/scholarship-program.html 
  • Eileen M. Bonner Scholarship for Medical Excellence

    • Amount: $1,000
    • Due Date: March 15th
    • Description: Applicants must be drilling Reservists in one of the medical fields (e.g. medicine, nursing, physical therapy,
      occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, nutrition/dietetics, laboratory sciences, physician’s assistant,
      etc.).
      2. Applicants must be pursuing a program of study that will enhance their civilian occupation and/or their
      military career.
      3. Applicants must provide documentation showing acceptance into their desired program of study.
      4. Applicants must describe why they are pursuing this program of study, how it will enhance their civilian
      and/or their military career and how these funds will benefit their scholarly pursuit.
      5. Priority for selection will be given to ROA members.
    • Website: https://www.roa.org/page/Scholarships?&hhsearchterms=%22scholarship%22 
  • Henry J. Reilly Scholarship

    • Amount: $2,500
    • Due Date:
    • Description: ROA will award up to twenty $2500 scholarships to students pursuing courses of study leading to certificate, associate, bachelor, and graduate degrees. You must either be a regular or associate member or the child/grandchild of a regular or associate member of ROA
    • Website: https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2fROA%2f  
  • AUSA Delta Dental Oral Health and Wellness

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: Complete Yearly Application
    • Description: Funded by a grant from Delta Dental, this program provides scholarships to Army family members and transitioning Soldiers for the advancement of oral health and wellness. Eligible applicants may pursue a wide range of programs such as dentistry, nursing, home healthcare aid, or caregiver training.
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships  
  • AUSA Joseph P. and Helen T. Cribbins Scholarships

    • Amount: $10,000
    • Due Date: Complete Yearly Application
    • Description: The Joseph P. and Helen T. Cribbins Scholarships honor the memory and legacy of Joseph and Helen Cribbins, long-time supporters of America’s Army and AUSA. These scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and personal achievement. They assist any AUSA Member to complete degrees in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees.
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships 
  • AUSA Nicholas D. Chabraja Scholarships

    • Amount: $5,000
    • Due Date: Complete Yearly Application
    • Description:  The Nicholas D. Chabraja Scholarships honor our past AUSA Chairman of the Council of Trustees. These scholarships assist AUSA members to complete degrees in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships 
  • AUSA SMA Leon Van Autreve Scholarships

    • Amount: Up to $25,000
    • Due Date: Complete Yearly Application
    • Description: Through a generous contribution from the USAA Foundation, the SMA Leon Van Autreve Scholarshipshonor the memory and legacy of SMA Leon Van Autreve.  SMA Van Autreve served in WWII and in Vietnam, culminating his career as the fourth Sergeant Major of the Army. SMA Van Autreve was instrumental in establishing the Noncommissioned Officer Education System and setting the highest standards for the noncommissioned officer corps. These scholarships showcase recipients that share SMA Van Autreve’s vision of highly motivated and educated professionals by providing educational support to Soldiers and family members who have dedicated themselves to service to the Nation and pursuing self-improvement. 
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships 
  • AUSA College Debt Reduction Scholarships for Young Professionals

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: Complete Yearly Application
    • Description: The AUSA College Debt Reduction Scholarships are designed to assist young professionals with college debt from recent completion of college courses.  
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships 
  • AUSA Professional Certification Scholarship

    • Amount: $2,000
    • Due Date: Complete Yearly Application
    • Description: The AUSA Professional Certification Scholarships assist AUSA members by providing funds for course work completed toward professional certifications programs.  
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships 
  • Dawn Kilpatrick Memorial AUSA Scholarship

    • Amount: $4,000
    • Due Date: Complete Yearly Application
    • Description: SGM Dawn Kilpatrick served in the Army for 20 years before passing after a two-year battle with cervical cancer. The Office of the Chief of Public Affairs established an ongoing scholarship in her name, honoring her memory and enabling mid-level and senior non-commissioned officers with a primary MOS of 46Q, 46R, or 46Z the opportunity to compete for an educational scholarship grant. Scholarship recipients will exemplify the Army's vision and influence others in shaping future leaders while practicing excellent stewardship of the nation's most precious resource - our Soldiers.
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships 
  • AUSA SGM Larry Strickland

    • Amount: $4,000
    • Due Date: Complete Yearly Application
    • Description: SGM Larry L. Strickland served in the Army for 30 years. He was serving as sergeant major to the Army’s deputy chief of staff for personnel when he became a victim of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon.
      Awarded annually to 2 non-commissioned officers who best exemplify the Army’s vision and influence others in shaping future leaders while practicing excellent stewardship of the nation’s most precious resource - our Soldiers.
      Each recipient receives a bronze eagle and $4,000 to help cover the costs of an education that tuition assistance does not pay, such as instructional fees, laboratory fees and books. The award is presented annually at the Sergeant Major of the Army Non-commissioned Officer and Soldier Forum at AUSA’s Annual Meeting.
    • Website: https://www.ausa.org/resources/scholarships 
  • AMVETS Scholarship- veterans

    • Amount: Multiple Scholarships
    • Due Date: Multiple Due Dates
    • Description: Two scholarships are specific to Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves:
      The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 – ($1,000 awarded annually over four years). three (3) awarded each year.
      The Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo* Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship: $12,000 –
      ($3,000 awarded annually over four years), two (2) awarded each year.
    • Website: https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/Fry_scholarship.asp 
  • AMVETS Scholarships- family members

    • Amount: Multiple Scholarship Amounts
    • Due Date: Multiple Due Dates
    • Description: Two scholarships are specific to children/grandchildren of Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reserves who are currently High School seniors:
      The AMVETS Scholarship: $4,000 – ($1,000) awarded annually over four years) six (6) awarded each year
      The JROTC Scholarship: $1,000 – (one payment of $1,000), one (1) awarded each year (JROTC ONLY. Proof from JROTC instructor must be included with application.)
    • Website: https://amvets.org/scholarships/
  • Fry Scholarship

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: Anytime
    • Description: The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship) provides Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of Service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001. Eligible beneficiaries attending school may receive up to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level. Find out more information on payment rates.
    • Website: https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/Fry_scholarship.asp 
  • Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: February 15th
    • Description: The NSDAR awards multiple scholarships to students showing dedication to the pursuit of degrees in diverse disciplines including history, law, nursing, and education.
      The DAR Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion or sex. All applicants must be United States citizens. All multi-year scholarships, typically renewable up to four years, must be for consecutive years of attendance at an accredited college or university in the United States. The only exception is the American Indian Scholarship that is available for students pursuing vocational training.
      Scholarship Categories
      General Scholarship
      Political Science, History, Government & Economics
      Medical and Nursing
      Specific Categories
      American Indian
    • Website: https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships 
  • Google SVA Scholarship

  • Anne Gannett Award for Veterans

  • Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Scholarship

    • Amount: $3,000
    • Due Date: March 21st
    • Description: Offered to those currently serving or honorably discharged veterans of a U.S. Army component (Army, National Guard or Reserve) who is currently enrolled in a nursing or nurse anesthesia undergraduate or graduate program. Must not be currently receiving from a U.S. Army component (GI Bill benefits or ROTC scholarship.)
    • Website: https://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/military-veterans/ 
  • Friedl Richardson Scholarship for Veterans Pursuing a Career in Law

  • VFW Auxiliary Continuing Education Scholarship

  • Women Marines Association (WMA) Scholarship

    • Amount: Varies
    • Due Date: February 28th
    • Description: The WMA sponsors several scholarships for candidates who are currently serving, or have served, in the United States Marine Corps. Requires an essay demonstrating the applicant's community service and career goals. Must also be nominated by a WMA member.
    • Website: https://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/military-veterans/ 
  • Donaldson D. Frizzell Scholarship

  • SVA-NBC Universal Scholarship

  • Col. Edwin L. Overholt, M.D. Family Scholarship for Wisconsin Veterans

  • Captain Sean P. Grimes Physician Assistant Scholarship Award

    • Amount: $1,000
    • Due Date: February 1st
    • Description: Graduate applicants must be Active Duty, veteran or retiree of the Army, Army Reserve, Army National Guard or Reserve. Must be used toward education for physician's assistant. Financial need is a consideration.
    • Website: https://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/military-veterans/ 
  • PNC-SVA "Serving with Integrity" Scholarship

  • 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment Association Scholarship

    • Amount: $1,000
    • Due Date: April 30th
    • Description: Military applicant must have served with the 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment. Awards made on the basis of the applicant's overall academic excellence, quality of chosen post secondary institution and financial need.
    • Website: https://www.gograd.org/financial-aid/scholarships/military-veterans/ 
  • Disney-SVA Scholarship

  • eLearners.com Military Scholarship

  • AT&T Military Veterans' Scholarship