Military/Veteran Scholarships

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First 10 Veteran scholarships:
Fort Ord Alumni Association Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Feb 01
Special consideration will be given to undergraduate/graduate students who are descendants (son, daughter or grandchild) of persons who served at Fort Ord during the course of their military service, or who served in any branch of the military, or who themselves served in the military or are disabled veterans. Eligibility, however, is not restricted to those who meet these criteria.
Contact:
California State University, Monterey Bay Fort Ord Alumni Association Alumni & Visitor Center 100 Campus Center Seaside, CA 93955-8001 Phone: 831.582.4116 Fax: 831.582.4117 Email: foaa@csumb.edu Website: foaa.csumb.edu/scholarships
Corvias Foundation Scholarships for Children of Active Duty Service MembersNew!
 
Amount:
Up to $50,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 8
Corvias Foundation supports the educational goals of the children of active-duty service members. If you are a high school senior with a 3.0 GPA or higher, and the child of an active-duty service member stationed at one of the following installations, you are eligible to apply for a Corvias Foundation Scholarship: Aberdeen Proving Ground, Fort Bragg, Fort Meade, Fort Polk, Fort Riley, Fort Rucker, Fort Sill, Edwards AFB, Eglin AFB, Eielson AFB, Hurlburt Field, McConnell AFB, Seymour Johnson AFB Applicants do NOT have to live in a Corvias home or community to be eligible.
Disabled Veteran Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 09
Eligibility for the scholarship is for veterans of any branch of the United States Armed Forces who have a disability rating of 30% or higher.
Fisher House Scholarships for Military Children
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
700
Deadline:
February 12
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. They must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 basis.
Contact:
For more information, contact Marye Carr at DeCA (804/734-8000, ext. 52781) or Jim Weiskopf at Fisher House Foundation (703/378-5670), or go to www.militaryscholar.org.
ALA Military Commander's Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
February 16
Scholarship fund established by the New York Chapter of the American Logistics Association (ALA) and to assist the dependent children of active duty, reserve, National Guard or retired members of the United States Military who hold valid Exchange and Commissary privileges at time of application. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist with college education expenses. Must be high school senior or graduate who is planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university. Minimum 3.5 GPA.
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Up to $25,000 per year
Awards:
50
Deadline:
February 27
Open to high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students. Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible. Plan to major in a specified course of study that focuses on Engineering, Technology, or select Design and Business related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors. Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study. Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico. The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in STEM disciplines. Please note, special consideration will be given to the following applicants: first-generation college attendees, females, minorities, military veterans and dependents of military personnel.
8th Annual Create a Greeting Card Scholarship Contest
 
Amount:
$10,000 plus $1,000 awarded to winner's school. A member of the United States Military to be given a $1,000 award.
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 28
Open to high school students at least 14 years old, college and university students. In the case of military personnel only, applicants must not have reached their thirty-fifth (35th) birthday by April 14. Submit original greeting card/holiday card. All original artwork including but not limited to digitally uploaded images, original photographs, paintings, drawings and otherwise submitted material will not be returned to the entrant.Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, as well as American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. International students who have a student visa to attend school in the United States are considered legal residents and eligible.
Contact:
Scholarship Administrator The Gallery Collection Prudent Publishing Company, Inc. 65 Challenger Road, PO Box 150, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 E-mail: scholarshipadmin@gallerycollection.com Website: www.gallerycollection.com
The eLearners Scholarship for Military Personnel, Veterans, and Spouses
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 28
Applicants must be military active duty, honorably discharged, veteran, or a spouse from any branch of the military. This contest is open only to those legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of application and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2018) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university, or trade school).
Tillman Military Scholars Program
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
Veteran and active duty military service members Of both pre- and post-9/11 service from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard, including service in the National Guard and Reserve, Spouses of active or veteran service members. Including surviving spouses, service member or spouse seeking assistance to pursue an undergraduate (Bachelor's or above), graduate or post-graduate degree as a full-time student at a public or private, U.S.-based accredited institution.
Contact:
If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@pattillmanfoundation.org. Website: www.pattillmanfoundation.org
Military Family Support Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
16
Deadline:
March 01
Must be a High School Senior. Must have the recommendation of his/ her principal. Must have achieved a minimum score on any of the following: 21 on the ACT or 1500 on three-part SAT. Must also have a G.P.A. of 3 on a 4 point grading scale. Must demonstrate superior leadership skills in school and or community activities. Must possess moral and character attributes worthy of scholarship candidates. Must maintain an average (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) throughout the term of the scholarship, being re-certified annually for college attendance. Failure to do so will result in probation for one (1) semester or two (2) quarters. If a 3.0 GPA average is not later maintained, such failure will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the unused portion of the scholarship. May only apply for one scholarship and must return completed application to arrive at the MFST corporate office not later than Friday, March 1. The MFST is organized and shall be operated exclusively to serve: retired, active duty, National Guard, and Reserve Officers (Warrant Officers and above), and former officers of the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (commonly referred to as the Uniformed Services), their spouses, surviving spouses, dependents, including grandchildren. all recipients of the Purple Heart. enlisted personnel/non-commissioned officers of the uniformed services in grades E-5, E-6, E-7, E-8, E-9, their spouses, surviving spouses, dependents, including grandchildren. W.W.II combat veterans of the Merchant Marine recognized by the Veterans Administration, their spouses, surviving spouses, and dependents, including grandchildren; widows and dependents, including grandchildren of officers in these categories who were killed on active duty. officer grade equivalents of federal employees, i.e. GS-7 and above/FSO-8 and below, their spouses, surviving spouses, dependents, including grandchildren. honorably discharged or retired foreign military officers of friendly nations living in this country and meeting the service and disability retirement criteria of their respective countries, their spouses, or surviving spouses, and dependents, including grandchildren.
Contact:
The Military Family Support Trust or simply, "MFST" 1010 American Eagle Blvd., Box 301 Sun City Center, Florida 33573 Phone: (813) 634-4675 Fax: (813) 419-4944 e-mail: president@mobc-online.org