Military Scholarships

Please note:  All scholarships are available only to traditional students in traditional programs unless otherwise specified.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: Check back for 2019
Recipient: Military Children
Outstanding military children who demonstrate leadership, resiliency, and achievement in their communities will be selected. Candidate must be the legal dependent child of a service member.

Visit the Military Child of the Year Award website

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1, 2019
Children of Army soldiers who are obtaining their undergraduate degrees are eligible to apply. Scholarships are renewable.

Visit the MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund website

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15, 2019
Recipient: Active-duty and retired members of the Army
Eligible candidates are active-duty and retired members of the United States Army. Scholarships are given for undergraduate studies.

Visit the Army Scholarship Foundation Scholarships website

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Recipient: Army Rangers and families
U.S. Army Rangers and their families are eligible for scholarships for higher education. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.

Visit the Ranger Memorial Foundation Scholarship Fund website

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: June 30, 2019
Recipient: For undergraduate and graduate students
To apply, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements, and then simply complete the online scholarship application and submit a short essay by the application deadline. Scholarship winners will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Essay (500-1,000 words)
What inspired you to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?

Visit the Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship website

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: June 30, 2019
Recipient: For undergraduate and graduate students
To apply, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements, and then simply complete the online scholarship application and submit a short essay by the application deadline. Scholarship winners will be selected based on the overall strength of their essays and application materials compared to the entire applicant pool.

Essay (500-1,000 words)
What inspired you to become a teacher? Where do you see your teaching career in 10 years, and what would winning this scholarship mean for your future career?

Veterans And Military Members’ Guide To Getting Scholarships For Higher Education

Scholarship Opportunities for Veterans and Their Families

Visit the Building the Future Scholarship website

Amount: Varies
Deadline:
Eligible candidates are active-duty and retired members of the United States Army. Scholarships are given for undergraduate studies. 

Visit the Army Scholarship Foundation website

Amount: Varies 
Deadline:
Students and prospective students who are interested in national defense or who are active duty members may apply. Current eligibility requirements are listed on the scholarship website.

Visit the Association of Old Crows Scholarships website

Amount: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans, Graduate Student
Deadline: May 1, 2018
This scholarship is for children of U.S. service members from any branch of service. High school, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

Visit the WTFI Veterans’ Children Scholarship website

Amount: $2,000
Awards Available: 6
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans, Spouses of Military Veterans
Deadline: April 17, 2018
Scholarships are awarded to spouses and dependent children of blinded veterans.

Visit the BVA Kathern F. Gruber Scholarships website

Amount: Varies
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans
Deadline: Varies
High school seniors intending to pursue a nursing degree or certification are eligible. Candidates must have a parent, sponsor, or legal guardian who is a U.S. Army Engineer (active duty, retired or deceased), National Guard U.S. Army Engineer, Reserve U. S. Army Engineer, or current Department of the Army employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

Visit the Geraldine K. Morris Award website

Amount: $10,000
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans
Deadline: June 8, 2018
Scholarships are available to children of those who serve or have served in the U.S. Marine or U.S. Navy. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Visit the KASF Scholarship for Descendants of American Korean War Veterans website

Amount: Varies
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans
Deadline: August 15, 2018
Scholarships are awarded to children of veterans who served in Vietnam. Students must be seeking degrees, diplomas, or certificates at vocational or technical schools, colleges, or universities.

Visit the Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship website

Amount: $500-$1000
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Military Spouses
Details: You are eligible to apply for a spouse scholarship if you are a spouse of a member of the seven Uniformed Services with a valid military ID, are married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired, wounded or fallen service member (must be a service-related wound, illness, injury or death that took place after September 11, 2001)are a dual service military spouse are a divorced spouse, but ONLY if you receive 20/20/20 benefits are married when we ask for verification paperwork, usually a month after the applications close. 

Visit the National Military Family Association: Military Spouse Scholarships website

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 15, 2018
At North American Van Lines, we are committed to improving the future of any and all students throughout the continental U.S. and beyond—we believe that educational quality for everyone is key in fostering a nationwide network of skilled professionals for years to come, from adults seeking continued education to those returning from active service.
Because of this belief, we are proud for the opportunity to offer our first-ever Military Logistics/Supply Chain Management/Operational Management Scholarship to qualifying current or former active-duty military and their dependents. Upon the contest’s completion, two winners will be chosen to receive an award of $1,000 each. 

Visit the North American Van Lines Military Logistics Scholarship website

Amount: $500
Awards Available: 3
Recipient: Scholarship is open to women veterans (active duty, Guard or Reserve) and children and grandchildren of women veterans
Deadline: Sept 12, 2018
Details: Submit by email to: Sonja Hatfield at sonjasmail73110@yahoo.com. Applications submitted by regular mail must be postmarked no later than 12 Sept to: Oklahoma Women Veterans Organization, P.O. Box 300076, Midwest City, OK 73040. Any questions, contact Sonja Hatfield at 405-219-0531 or Pam Bloustine at 405-226-5688

Visit the Oklahoma Women Veterans Organization Scholarship website

Amount: Varies
Deadline:
Current, separated, and retired members of U.S. military branches are eligible for Troops to Teachers program services. An honorable discharge is required. 

Visit the Troops to Teachers website

Amount: $5,000
Awards Available: 1
Recipient: General Military Veterans
Deadline: Varies
Candidates must be a retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve.

Visit the VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” website

Deadline: June 30, 2020, and November 30, 2020
Eligible applicants include the following:
Active duty and retired U.S. military servicemen and women and immediate family members. Includes all U.S. military services branches i.e. Army, Army Reserve, Army National Guard, Marine Corps, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy, Navy Reserve, Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Coast Guard, and Coast Guard Reserve. 

Visit the Volt Factory Direct Store website

Who: Veteran or spouse of a disabled veteran planning to enroll or already enrolled in the upcoming semester.
Amount: Varies depending on need
Due: January 2019

Visit the Wells Fargo Veteran Scholarship Program website

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