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Deadline:
April 15 Nomination Deadline
All nominees must be approved by a branch point-of-contact. Submit your nomination here by April 15, 2021. Nominations will be evaluated based on a narrative description of professional accomplishments, service to the community, leadership, and development of subordinates. Please also note the following criteria: Nominees must be active duty officers under the age of 36, or first admitted to practice by his or her bar association within the past 5 years. Nominees are NOT required to be members of the ABA; however, nominees cannot have been previous Outstanding Young Military Lawyer Award (OYMLA) recipients. All nominees must be approved by their branch's point of contact (POC). Please make every effort to obtain approval of the nominee ahead of submitting your nomination. The POCs for each branch are: US Air Force: Maj Izevbigie; US Army: Pentagon Inbox, LTC McGrath, and Col Schiffer; US Coast Guard: Lt Talley, Cdr King US Marine Corps: Maj Broadmeadow, Lt Col Kilian, Maj John Boyer; US Navy: Lt Strauss; Nominations must be submitted by a licensed attorney. Nominations must be submitted by way of the form. You can find a preview of the Nomination Form here. Nominations shall encompass all service to date. Additional endorsements, attachments, or supporting documents are not required and will not be considered. Avoid using acronyms, but if unavoidable, spell out the acronym when first used. Nominations will be evaluated based on a narrative description of professional accomplishments, service to the community, leadership, and development of subordinates.
Contact:
Questions concerning the award or the nomination process can be directed to: Captain Fabiani A. Duarte fabiani.duarte.3@us.af.mil fabiani.a.duarte@gmail.com DSN: 314-478-8844 Office DSN from USAFE Comm: 06371-405-48844 Office DSN from US Comm: 011-496-371-405-8844 https://www.americanbar.org/groups/young_lawyers/projects/military-lawyer-award/nominations/
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Deadline:
April 15
Children and grandchildren of Seabees qualify for an SMSA scholarship. Seabees are enlisted personnel with a Seabee rating; CEC Officers; or others who have served, or are serving, in a Naval Construction Force (Seabee) unit. Seabees can be active, reserve, retired, deceased or honorably discharged. The applicant must currently be a senior in high school or a high school graduate (The applicant may already be in college). Scholarships are awarded for two or four-year college degree programs only and are not granted for graduate study. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, scholastic record, citizenship and leadership. (Scholarships are not available for great-grandchildren.)
Contact:
Please address questions to: SMSA Scholarships PO Box 391 Springfield, VA 22150. smsa@seabee.org https://www.seabee.org/scholarship
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Awards:
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Deadline:
April 15
No Greater Sacrifice (NGS) is dedicated to the children of our nation's fallen and wounded Service members (post 9/11/01) by delivering scholarships and resources to improve their quality of life through the pursuit of higher education. NGS defines "higher education" as advanced learning through a bachelor's degree or associate's degree from an approved institution or certificate from a trade school. For this selection cycle, our selection committee will focus on selecting applicants in which the dependent's Service member has been killed in action or has a single combat related disabling condition 70% or above. NGS selects recipients for both immediate higher education benefits and for future use, as well. To request an Eligibility Application and for further information, please email info@nogreatersacrifice.org.
Contact:
No Greater Sacrifice 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004 P: 202.756.1980 E: info@nogreatersacrifice.org www.nogreatersacrifice.org
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Awards:
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Deadline:
April 19
Spouses, dependent children, and grandchildren of blinded veterans are eligible for the annual Kathern F. Gruber Scholarships and Thomas H. Miller Scholarship to assist them with their higher education tuition. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit through an application process that is evaluated by a committee. Gruber and Miller scholarships are for one year only but recipients can re-apply and receive the award up to four times. The blinded veteran family member is not required to be a BVA member for the spouse or child to receive a scholarship. Qualifications for both programs are the same except for an added emphasis on music and fine arts for the Miller award.
Contact:
For additional assistance or information, please contact Scholarship Coordinator, at 202-371-8880, Ext. 330 or email bjones@bva.org.
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
April 26
All successful candidates must: Be a U.S. Army veteran. Be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of undergraduate study, or be enrolled in a graduate program for the current academic year. Be attending full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. Demonstrate a commitment to and passion for their chosen field of study. Demonstrate leadership and engagement in their community. Be a current student veteran (includes members of the National Guard or Reserve), as demonstrated by a DD 214 and current transcript Have received an honorable discharge; must be a veteran in good standing.
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
High school seniors descendants of a Japanese American WWII Veteran, U.S. citizen, accepted to U.S. community college, university, or trade school.
Contact:
Japanese American Living Legacy, 657-278-4483, info@jalivinglegacy.org, www.jalivinglegacy.org
Amount:
$500-$4000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
April 30
AAFAS education support and tuition assistance is available to dependent sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 Guard performing full-time active duty, retired, retired Reserve and deceased Air Force members, as well as spouses of active duty and Title 10 Reservists, and widows/widowers. Visit: https://afas.org/eligibility-criteria/
Contact:
Air Force Aid Society, Inc. P.O. Box 2208 Arlington, VA 22202 P: 703-972-2650 afas@afas-hq.org https://afas.org/haparnoldgrant/
Amount:
Up to $12,000
Awards:
3
Deadline:
April 30
Scholarships are available to Veterans, active-duty, National Guard/Reservists and children/grandchildren of Veterans, active-duty, National Guard/Reservists.
Contact:
For more information about scholarships and Veteranpreneur grants, click the icons below or contact Lindsay Bonaparte at lbonaparte@amvets.org or 301-683-4069. https://amvets.org/scholarships/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 30
This scholarship is in memory of Captain Jodi Callahan who was an AFA Under-Forty National Director and a Trustee of the former Aerospace Education Foundation. This scholarship is made possible through contributions to the Jodi Callahan Memorial Fund by her family and friends. The Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship provides a $1,000 scholarship to an active duty Air Force, full time Air National Guard or full time Air Force Reserve (officer or enlisted) pursuing a Master's Degree in a non-technical field of study. A check will be mailed directly to the winner. REQUIREMENTS A completed application form. One letter of recommendation from your Air Force supervisor or commander which includes a character reference, a description of your performance and an assessment of your potential as an Air Force leader and volunteer. All letters will need an ink stained signature for acceptance. Any letters without this will not be considered. Proof of acceptance or enrollment in a Master's program at an accredited college or university. A minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent) is required. Submit an official, original transcript of your most recent college or university Master's program. If you have not yet started your Master's program, submit an official, original transcript from your undergraduate degree. An essay no greater than 600 words describing your academic goals and how you expect your degree to enhance your service to the Air Force.
Amount:
$4000 ($1000 x 4)
Awards:
3 per year
Deadline:
April 30
Must be a United States Citizen. Must provide evidence of active duty status or veteran status having served honorably. Must demonstrate financial need. Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment to an eligible program. Must not be in default on a federal student loan. Must not be convicted under state or federal law for sale of or possession of illegal drugs. Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected. if in a senior year of high school, provide copies of most recent transcripts.