AUSA Accepting Applications for 41 Scholarships
The Association of the U.S. Army is now accepting applications for 40 national-level scholarships that will be awarded this fall.
Applications, which in some cases require submission of an essay, letters of recommendation and a biography, must be received by July 31. Scholarship recipients will be notified by November.
More than $300,000 will be provided in scholarships aimed at providing financial assistance for students enrolled in college-level institutions.
Thirty-five scholarships are open only to members of AUSA, including a member’s spouse and children. Six are Army scholarships administered by AUSA that do not require membership.
Those requiring membership include three scholarship programs targeted to science, technology, engineering and math for those who have been accepted into an accredited college or university. Fifteen scholarship are available, ranging from $2,000 to $10,000.
Also limited to AUSA members are three full-ride scholarships that will be awarded for Trident University, an accredited online institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees that gives credit for leadership and professional experience. These scholarships are valued at up to $48,000 each.
Additionally, AUSA membership is required for 10 general studies scholarships, ranging from $2,000 to $25,000, three debt-reduction scholarships of $2,000 each for those who have completed a degree in the last two years, and four professional certification scholarships of $2,000 each.
Details on the scholarships, including eligibility rules and requirements, are available here:
Many AUSA chapters also offer local scholarships.
*the number of scholarships was updated 4/11/2019