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First 10 Veteran scholarships:

Amount:
$4,000 %u2013 ($1,000 awarded annually over four years)
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:
AMVETS National Headquarters Contact: Beryl Love, 4647 Forbes Blvd., Lanham, MD 20706 (877) 726-8387, Fax: (301) 459-7924, www.amvets.org, e-mail: amvets@amvets.org Url: amvets.org/scholarships/
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:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 30
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. 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. - If you have not begun your advanced degree, submit proof of acceptance into a Master's program at an accredited college or university. This must be on college or university letterhead and state your name and date of your first term of attendance. - 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 (approx. two pages typed and double spaced) describing your academic goals and how you expect your degree to enhance your service to the Air Force.
Amount:
Up to $3500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30, October 31
The Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund was founded to help support surviving U.S. Military children who have lost a parent in the Afghanistan or Iraq wars by providing them with College Grants. Our program has been expanded to include spouses of our fallen as well as those whose parent or spouse has suffered a severe disability as a result of their efforts in either war.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 01
Applications for scholarships are accepted from the children (natural and adopted) and dependent stepchildren, under the age of 23 years (seniors in high school or above), of members in good standing in the USAWOA (must have been a member for a minimum of six months). Spouses of members in good standing are also eligible and may apply for scholarship assistance in educational endeavors. Must be high school senior or high school graduate planning to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution as a full-time student. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
USAWOA Scholarship Foundation 462 Herndon Pkwy, Suite 207, c/o USAWOA Herndon, VA 20170-5235 Phone: 703-742-7727, Fax: 703-742-7728 E-mail: usawoasf@verizon.net Website: www.usawoa.org
Amount:
$2250
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
The Lucile Parrish Ward Veterans Award is available to any veteran of the Armed forces of the United States whose service in the military caused a delay in the pursuit of a music career. Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED, and be accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, in pursuit of an undergraduate, Masters, or Doctoral degree in the field of music.
Contact:
All required materials can be uploaded to the NFMC site, along with application form at www.nfmc- music.org/applicant-file-upload or must be received by Richard Dill, Chair, 5054 Blossom Point Drive, Indian Land, S.C. 29707, by May 1st.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
May 1st and November 1st
Applicants must be veterans of the armed forces and must plan to use their education to help fellow veterans. Applicants must provide their personal information and a statement of 300 words or fewer on how the applicant plans to use his or her education toward helping veterans.
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 1
Any Veteran or Direct Family member of a Veteran that is an undergraduate student, graduate student, or soon to be enrolled in a post-secondary institution in the U.S. Direct Family Includes: Someone's spouse, parents and grandparents, children and grand children, brothers and sisters, mother in law and father in law, brothers in law and sisters in law, daughters in law and sons in law. Adopted, half, and step members are also included in immediate family. Must be 18 years at the time of scholarship entry
Contact:
When you have completed both your essay and the scholarship application, submit both documents to scholarship@drugrehab.org with the subject title: %u201CVeterans Scholarship%u201D Contact us at DrugRehab.org, or call 877-958-9345 if you have any questions! www.drugrehab.org/veterans-scholarship/
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
May 15
Open to active-duty and honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (to include Reservists and National Guard personnel) of the Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) or Iraqi Freedom operations who are actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in an eligible major at accredited two- or four-year institutions in the United States. Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible. PLEASE NOTE: This scholarship is offered twice annually; however, individuals may be awarded only one AFCEA scholarship per year. Applicants must be currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States. Applications will be accepted from qualified freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students enrolled at the time of application either part time or full time in an eligible degree program as stated below: Candidates must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer network systems; information systems security; computer information systems; information systems management; technology management; electronics engineering technology; computer science; physics; mathematics; or science or mathematics education. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.
Contact:
Mr. Fred H. Rainbow Vice President and Executive Director AFCEA Educational Foundation 4400 Fair Lakes Court Fairfax, VA 22033 Email: edfoundation@afcea.org Website: www.afcea.org
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
500
Deadline:
May 15
Be a dependent child, age 24 and under (as of application deadline) OR Be a spouse of U.S. military service personnel AND Be current high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational or technical school for the academic year. Have at least a 2.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale or its equivalent on their relevant academic record (e.g., high school record for incoming freshmen or post-secondary school record for those already enrolled in a college, university, or vocational or technical school). Spouses enrolled part time in an undergraduate course of study at an accredited institution are also eligible. Spouses may also use the award for non-degree licensure and certification programs regardless of whether an undergraduate degree has already been completed.
Contact:
Questions? Contact us: ThanksUSA@ScholarshipAmerica.org 1-507-931-8209 Visit www.thanksusa.org