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Amount:
Up to $5000 per year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
The Immediate Use Scholarship is intended for spouses and dependents of service members who meet these requirements: Standard eligibility requirements must be met (one or more of these): An active duty or reserve soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman killed or disabled in the line of duty. An active duty or reserve soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman currently classified as a POW or MIA. A veteran who died of any cause after being classified as having a service-connected disability. A service member missing in action or captured by hostile forces in the line of duty. A service member forcibly detained or interned by a foreign government or power in the line of duty. A service member who received a Purple Heart Medal. (NOTE: This medal alone is not sufficient for Children's Scholarship Fund qualification. Standard Eligibility Requirements Eligible applicants must be the spouse or dependent of: An active duty or reserve soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman killed or disabled in the line of duty. An active duty or reserve soldier, sailor, airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman currently classified as a POW or MIA. A veteran who died of any cause after being classified as having a service-connected disability. A service member missing in action or captured by hostile forces in the line of duty. A service member forcibly detained or interned by a foreign power in the line of duty. A service member who received a Purple Heart Medal. (NOTE: This medal alone is not sufficient for Children's Scholarship Fund qualification)
Contact:
Folds of Honor Foundation 5800 N Patriot Drive Owasso, OK 74055 Phone: (918) 272-5307 Website: www.foldsofhonor.org E-mail: scholarships@foldsofhonor.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
The Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students who are blind, visually impaired, and/or have an additional disability, and to Chicago Lighthouse employees, especially those who are disabled and/or Veterans. Applicants must be residents from Illinois attending any school of higher education, or students from other states attending school in Illinois, to obtain accredited certifications, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees.
Contact:
For more information, or to request an accommodation to complete the application, please contact: Maureen Reid Scholarship Coordinator (312) 666-1331 ext. 3655 maureen.reid@chicagolighthouse.org The Chicago Lighthouse 1850 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60608 https://chicagolighthouse.org/program/lighthouse-scholarship/
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1st
The Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter announces its 2019 Scholarship Program for Children and Spouses of U.S. Army Soldiers in the Global War on Terrorism, Army Soldiers and Army Veterans who are currently serving or have served in the Global War on Terrorism, and Family Members of AUSA Members who belong to the Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter in that priority. Also priority is given to residents of Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky, and Southwest Ohio. $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year. The scholarship program is available to first-time freshman and returning college students. The scholarship can be used for tuition and fees, and room and board.
Contact:
If you have any questions, please contact: Robert F. Sprague LTC, U.S. Army, Retired Past President spraguer@fuse.net 859-525-1082 https://www.ausatristate.org
Amount:
$12,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
April 2
Be pursuing an associate's, bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited two-year or four-year institution of higher learning, located in the United States; Be enrolled for the 2020-2021 academic year; Have at least a 3.0 GPA; Submit a resume; Submit proof of military service (DD214); Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript); Submit an application to include a short essay (300-500 words per essay question) answering the following questions: Tell us about your previous leadership experiences, whether in high school or during your service. How have you carried these experiences forward in your classroom or in other university activities? Why are you interested in NBCUniversal and a career in the entertainment industry? If you had to pick a specific function, which ones are you most interested in and why (example: marketing, public relations, production, development, business, etc.)?
Contact:
Student Veterans Of America About Us Contact Us Support SVA Privacy Policy 1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1200 Washington D.C. 20005 Telephone: (202) 223-4710 studentveterans.org
Amount:
Up to $15,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 12
Dependent child of active duty, retired or deceased Naval Service (USN or USMC), resident of California, graduating senior ranked in top 10% of class or 3.6 or higher cumulative GPA, evidence of acceptance to an accredited 4-year university or college in the United States.
Contact:
Obtain application and information from www.navyleague-sd.com/scholarship-program/ Mail application to: San Diego Council, United States Navy League 2115 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101 Attn: Scholarship Committee
Amount:
$250-$1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 12
The NCVVI scholarship program was formed to grant scholarships for study at accredited institutions of learning in appreciation for the service and sacrifices of Vietnam Veterans to their country. The amount of a scholarship will range from $250 to $1,500 and will be used to pay expenses for any year of undergraduate study at any college, junior college, community college, or trade school. The recipient must currently be a resident of Wake, Durham, Harnett, Johnston, Franklin, Nash, Chatham, or Granville Counties of North Carolina. This residency requirement is waived for the families of current NCVVI members residing in North Carolina. The recipient must be a Vietnam Veteran (defined as serving in the Vietnam Theater of operations) or the spouse or direct descendant of a Vietnam Veteran. The recipient can also be a student who demonstrates they have attended and satisfactorily completed the Lessons of Vietnam elective. The scholarship is awarded without regard to race, sex, religion, age, or national origin. Applicants are not restricted from reapplying each year of their undergraduate study. No special consideration will be given to an applicant who has applied in previous years except that they will only be required to submit an essay and any additional changes to the civic and academic activities, honors, awards, offices and special recognition that the applicant may have received since their original submission. Their previous submissions for all other required documents will be counted.
Contact:
NCVVI, PO Box 17082, Raleigh, NC 27619 Website: www.ncvvi.org E-mail: info@ncvvi.org
Amount:
varies
Awards:
varies
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: %u200B SMSA Scholarships PO Box 391 Springfield, VA 22150. smsa@seabee.org https://www.seabee.org/scholarship
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15 (Fall) November 15 (Spring)
Be a citizen of the United States. Be retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve. Have completed Basic Training and follow-on training (Advanced Individual Training, Technical school, etc.). Separated with or currently hold a military rank of E-5 or below. Demonstrate a need for financial assistance Participate in, be accepted to or currently enrolled in a VA-approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution. If selected, authorize the VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. to announce and publish award of your scholarship. If awarded a scholarship, the recipient's name, city, state, photograph and essay may be used for promotional purposes by the VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. without further consent from the recipient Technical school, etc.). Separated with or currently hold a military rank of E-5 or below. Demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Participate in, be accepted to or currently enrolled in a VA-approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
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
Amount:
$500-$4000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
April 19
AFAS education support 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.