Military Specific Scholarships and Grants

View a list of various military scholarship opportunities.

 

American Legion's Scholarship Programs

The American Legion sponsors a number of programs for both high school seniors and current undergraduate college students. Various eligibility requirements apply for each scholarship. For scholarship applications and additional information visit the American Legion website

Army Emergency Relief Scholarship Programs

Eligibility: College students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree; each individual scholarship has its own additional requirements

Amount: Awards range from $500 to $2,900

Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarships

Eligibility: Female student or the child of a female who has served or is serving honorably in the US Army, US Army Reserve, Army National Guard

Amount: Varies based on scholarship

Application Deadline: January 15, 2017

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Fisher House Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: High school seniors or undergraduate college students who are children of active duty personnel, reserve/guard and military members, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty

Amount: $2,000

Application Deadline: February 2017

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Eligibility: Undergraduate college students who are pursuing their first Bachelor's degree; each individual scholarship has its own eligibility requirements.

Amount: Varies based on scholarship (awards range from $1,500 to $10,000)

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Scholarship Fund

Eligibility: Children of military parents attending an accredited US college; applicant must be a MOAA member

Amount: Varies

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

National Military Family Association

Eligibility: Military spouses attending college

Amount: up to $1,000

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society's Education Assistance

Eligibility: Active duty Sailors and Marines or children and spouses of active duty or retired Sailors or Marines

Amount: Varies based on scholarship (awards range from $500 to $3,000)

Application Deadline: May 2017

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

PA DMVA Educational Gratuity Program

Eligibility: Children of honorably discharged veterans who have service-connected disabilities and served during a period of war or armed conflict or children of veterans who die or died in service during a period of war or armed conflict

Amount: up to $500 per semester for up to 4 years

Application Deadline: TBA

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Tilman Scholars Program

Eligibility: Veteran and Active-Duty Servicemembers and their current spouses that are pursuing a degree as a full-time student

Amount: Varies based on need

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

Eligibility: Current active-duty servicemembers, Veterans, or the spouse/child of a servicemember or Veteran pursuing a post-secondary degree; minimum 2.5 GPA required

Amount: $2,000 (up to twenty scholarships awarded)

Application Deadline: TBA

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program

Eligibility: Honorably discharged Veterans or the spouse of a disabled Veteran; minimum 2.5 GPA required

Amount: up to $10,000/year

Application Deadline: Applications will become available January 2018

See application instructions and additional scholarship information here