AFCEA Education Foundation
Scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to veterans, and to their spouses or dependents, who are currently enrolled full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited 4-year college or university in the U.S. (Veterans attending college as freshmen are eligible to apply; all others must be at least second-year college students, enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors at the time of application.)
American Freedom Patriot Scholarship Award for Military Dependent Children
The American Legion provides several different scholarships, including one for children who have lost a parent in Iraq and Afghanistan.
American Legion Samsung Scholarship
High school juniors who are a direct descendant, i.e. child, grandchild, great-grandchild or a legally adopted child, of a U.S. veteran who served during a period of war and is a delegate to either an American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program.
American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Grant
CWF accepts funding proposals from nonprofit organizations for projects that contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children. Grants are only given to entities that help U.S. children in a large geographic area; they are not awarded for day-to-day operating expenses or special operating expenses.
American Military University
AMU offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate-level degree and certificate programs to students through on-line programs designed to advance the careers of military personnel serving in a variety of professions and assignments.
AMVETS annually awards scholarships to veterans/active military.
Armed Forces Children's Education Fund
Provides financial assistance to the surviving children of Servicemembers killed on or after October 7, 2001, the commencement of Afghanistan operations, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Scholarship
AAAA recognizes that one of the nation's most precious resources is its children, and in 1963, the Foundation established an ongoing program of providing scholarship grants to those sons and daughters of its members and deceased members who sought college-entry financial aid.
Army Emergency Relief Education Programs
Provides scholarship programs for military dependant children, state-side and overseas military spouses and other links for college bound students.
Army Tuition Assistance (TA)
TA provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of a Soldier’s professional and personal self-development goals. The program is open to nearly all Soldiers including Army Reserve, and Army National Guard on active duty.
Many AUSA chapters provide scholarships to Soldiers and family members. You can locate your closest chapter using the online locator.
Buick Achiever's Scholarship Program
We're offering up to $25,000/year for 100 first-time freshman, renewable up to four
years. We are also offering $2,000/year for an additional 1,000 incoming students.
Central Texas College “Wounded Warrior” Spouse Scholarship Program
Central Texas College will offer free tuition for spouses of Soldiers who are recipients of Purple Hearts and were injured in combat. Free tuition will be provided for up to 30 semester hours in one year to eligible spouses. The scholarship covers in state and out-of-state tuition, along with mandatory fees.
Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund
Provides college grants and other financial assistance to children and spouses of Servicemembers killed in Iraq or Afghanistan, as well as to the families of service members disabled in these wars.
Council of College and Military Educators
The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is the only National Organization for professional military educators. It offers several scholarships to Servicemembers and spouses.
Defense Commissary Agency/Fisher House Scholarships
Information on eligibility requirements and application materials for Scholarships for Military Children Program.
EOD Memorial Foundation
the EOD Memorial Committee was formed and consisted of the senior Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force officers of the EOD School. The Committee’s intent was to design and have a memorial constructed at the Navy EOD School to honor those EOD men and women who gave their lives in the performance of duty.
Fallen Heroes Last Wish Foundation
Provides funds to raise and educate children of Servicemembers lost in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).
Searches over 600,000 scholarships worth over $1 billion.
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
Information about scholarship fund for dependent children of active duty service members who died, or were permanently disabled(100% rating) in the line of duty, or who are currently certified as POW or MIA.
Folds of Honor Foundation
The Folds of Honor Foundation provides educational scholarships for dependents and spouses of Servicemembers who are either killed or disabled while serving their country.
Children of military personnel who died in the line of duty since Sept. 11, 2001, can apply for a non-competitive educational scholarship based on the new Post-9/11 GI Bill. For more information or assistance applying, call toll-free 1-888-GIBILL-1 (1-888-442-4551).
Heroe's Legacy Scholarships
The "Heroes' Legacy Scholarships" program honors not only those who have fallen in battle, but all who have died or have become disabled through their active military service since September 11, 2001. The program is open to their dependent unmarried children under age 23. A disability is defined as one that results in the service member being eligible for, and receiving, Traumatic Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) or a permanent and total disability compensation rating of 100%.
Horatio Alger Association Military Veterans Scholarship
Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom are eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger scholarships.
Military.com's guide to schools, financial aid and scholarships for military personnel and family members.
Military Handbooks have several free computer based handbooks that can be uploaded free of charge using a PDF format. The handbooks include information on paying for college and children’s scholarships.
The NBCC Foundation provides scholarships and grants for Servicemembers and veterans pursuing a career in professional counseling.
Need a Lift?
The American Legion publishes Need A Lift? -- a college financial aid handbook -- to help students and veterans learn about scholarships, grants, fee waivers, student loans, and the organizations that offer them. The guide also includes information about selecting a school, applying for student financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Pace University Veterans Scholarship Program
Pace University is offering a 50% tuition scholarship to all veterans from the United States Armed Forces who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan since September 11, 2001. The scholarships are available for both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Pat Tillman Foundation
The Pat Tillman Foundation is dedicated to supporting educational opportunities for servicemembers and their families. Please find the applications under the "What’s New" section of the Pat Tillman Foundation main page.
Samsung American Legion
The Samsung American Legion Scholarship is available to high school juniors who participate in and complete the Boys State or Girls State programs and are direct descendants (or legally adopted children) of wartime veterans eligible for American Legion membership.
Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Extensive guide to college programs offered to military personnel and their families.
Learn about federal student aid programs and search for scholarships.
A federal government website providing information about careers, internships, scholarships, fellowships, grants and other educational opportunities within the federal government for high school students, graduate students, and career professionals.
Special Operations Warriors Fund
The Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) provides college scholarship grants, based on need, along with financial aid and educational counseling to the children of Special Operations personnel who were killed in an operational mission or training accident.
Student Veterans of America
The Student Veterans of America helps veterans acheive a smooth transition into institutions of higher education and advocates on behalf of student veterans.
ThanksUSA Scholarships are college, technical and vocational school scholarships awarded to spouses and children of active-duty troops. The organization is funded through donations and is in their 3rd year of awarding scholarships to families.
Tribute Award Scholarship Program
A scholarship program for high school juniors sponsored by Discover Card.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The VFW offers two scholarship programs for children and youth: The Voice of Democracy Scholarship and the Patriot's Pen award.