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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.



Afghanistan and Iraq War Veterans Scholarship

Sponsor: Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)

Amount: Variable

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.



American Veterans (AMVETS) University of Phoenix Scholarship

Sponsor: AMVETS National Scholarship Program

Amount: Variable

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.



Army Scholarship Foundation

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.



CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship

Sponsor: Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS)

Amount: $2,000

The recipient of this scholarship must be enrolled at Grantham University, comply with all university admission requirements and be a member of EANGUS.






Gemological Institute of America Scholarship Fund for U.S. Veterans

Sponsor: Gemological Institute of America (GIA)

Amount: $1,500

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.





George and Vicki Muellner Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor: The George and Vicki Muellner Foundation

Amount: $5,000

The George and Vicki Mueller Foundation awards two $5,000 scholarships to members of the Arnold Air Society and Silver Wing for undergraduate studies.



Military Award Program

Sponsor: Imagine America Foundation

Amount: Variable

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.






National Military Family Association

Sponsor: Various Educational Institutions

Amount: Variable

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.





The American Legion Legacy Scholarship

Sponsor: The American Legion

Amount: Variable

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.