As an active duty servicemember or a retired veteran, you have demonstrated the ability to persevere, meeting the challenges of military service and continuing to focus on your goals. Below is a list of financial aid benefits available specifically for current and former servicemembers to help pursue your education.
Sponsor: Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
Active duty servicemembers or honorable discharged veterans must be enrolled part-time or full-time at an accredited four year college to be a recipient of this scholarship. Also, applicants must be majoring in one of the Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields listed on the website.
Sponsor: AMVETS National Scholarship Program
A partnership with the University of Phoenix and AMVETS provides scholarship opportunities for active duty and honorable discharged veterans, spouses of active duty or honorable discharged veterans, a child under 21 or full-time student under 23 of an active duty military servicemember or honorably discharged veteran. Applicants may attend on campus or online.
Sponsor: Army Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $500 - $2,000
Annually, the Army Scholarship Foundation presents a one-year financial aid scholarship focusing on academic, school and community service activities. Recipients may reapply each year for up to four years.
Sponsor: Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS)
The recipient of this scholarship must be enrolled at Grantham University, comply with all university admission requirements and be a member of EANGUS.
Sponsor: Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
This scholarship is awarded to veterans, including reservists and National Guard personnel who are pursuing a career in gemology. Applicants must present proof of military service to apply for this scholarship.
Sponsor: The George and Vicki Muellner Foundation
The George and Vicki Mueller Foundation awards two $5,000 scholarships to members of the Arnold Air Society and Silver Wing for undergraduate studies.
Sponsor: Imagine America Foundation
The Imagine America Foundation provides funding to support active duty servicemembers, reservists, honorable discharged and retired veterans who are currently enrolled or enrolling into a participating college.
Sponsor: Various Educational Institutions
The National Military Family Association partners with various educational institutions to provide scholarship opportunities for military spouses. Registration is required for access to scholarship information.
Sponsor: The American Legion
The American Legion Legacy Scholarship provides financial assistance to dependent children of active duty servicemembers who died on or after September 11, 2001. Recipients of the award may reapply.