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 TAPS

Please Consider using the TAPS Education portal for additional scholarship search:

www.taps.org/edu/

Folds of
Honor

Folds of Honor is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to empower deserving military families with educational support and opportunities. FHF provides post-secondary educational scholarships to the spouses and children of service members disabled or killed as a result of their military service to our great nation. Our unique scholarships can be applied to schooling now or held by Folds of Honor on behalf of young children until needed at the time of enrollment.   The Folds of Honor Foundation has teamed up with the Hartwell Foundation to help even more children of those who gave their lives defending our freedom. An initial contribution of $500,000 is now available and will provide medical care, counseling, education or anything else they may need.  The Hartwell Fund is primarily for younger children.

Fisher House Foundation Scholarships for Military Children

"Since 2001, Fisher House Foundation has administered the "Scholarships for Military Children," a scholarship program for the sons and daughters of service members, which in the last 10 years, has awarded $8.3 million in scholarship grants to 5,400 military children.

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation

The Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation is pleased to be in partnership with the Shop4Good campaign, where a percentage of your purchases from over 300 leading brands and online stores directly benefits our organization.

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
419 Third Street North
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Toll Free: 866-917-CFPF (2373)
Fax: 904-853-6981 

Pat Tillman Scholarship

The Tillman Military Scholarships are intended to cover direct study-related expenses such as tuition, fees, and books, as well as other needs such as room and board and child care. The Pat Tillman Foundation allocates scholarships to individual applicants through the Foundation and through select university partners with existing servicemember support programs and enrollment. scholarships@pattillmanfoundation.org

 

NMFA

Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Program

The mission of this scholarship program is to help prepare military spouses for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial security.The Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships are awarded to spouses of all Uniformed Services members.

ASPIRE Scholarship

Available to post 9/11

The Surviving Spouses Scholarship Program presented by BAE Systems, Inc. provides scholarships to single parents who have lost a spouse in Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraq Freedom. This program will afford individuals the opportunity to attain a post-secondary education through a holistic

approach. Scholarships may be used for tuition, books, utility bills, car maintenance, childcare or any other financial need that contributes to the recipient’s success in school. In addition, counselors are available to serve as coaches and assist with day-to-day issues such as financial planning and tutoring.

 Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program: Scholarships up to $100,000
Visit buickachievers.com for program details and the online application.
Deadline: February 27, 2015, 5:00 p.m. EST
We encourage the following to apply:

  • U.S. military veterans and their dependents, High school seniors and current undergraduates
  • Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2015-2016
  • Those who plan to major in a field focused on engineering, technology, design or business, with an interest in the automotive industry.

Applications are now open for the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program!

We are pleased to announce that, for the 2015 program, special consideration will be given to applicants who are military veterans or dependents of current or former Armed Forces personnel. As you, your family or your colleagues pursue higher education, we want to make your and their college dreams a reality. Don't miss this scholarship opportunity! 

Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship

The Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship is available to the recipient of a Purple Heart; a direct descendant of a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart or of a Veteran killed in action or who died of wounds; or a spouse or widow(er) of a recipient of the Purple Heart.

Army Emergency Services

MG James Ursano Scholarship Program and The Spouse Education Assistance Program

The MG James Ursano Scholarship Program is a need based scholarship program established to assist children of Army Soldiers in obtaining a 4-year undergraduate degree. Applicants must reapply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years as long as they meet the eligibility criteriaThe Spouse Education Assistance Program (SEAP) is a need-based education program designed to provide spouses of active duty or retired Soldiers with financial assistance to pursue a 4-year college degree. Applicants must apply each year, and scholarship awards do not exceed four academic years.

Air Force Aid Society-General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

 

This grant program is competitive in its need-based selection criteria, uniquely tailored to recognize the proper weighing of family income and education cost factors. These $2,000 grants are awarded to selected sons and daughters of Active Duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired, retired reserve and deceased Air Force members; spouses of active duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists; and surviving spouses of deceased personnel for their full-time undergraduate studies.

American Legion Auxillary

The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors the Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship to support the children of our warriors. These scholarships are awarded to 15 students annually who excel in academics and volunteer in their communities.

The American Legion Auxiliary's goal is to do all we can to make that happen, and that’s what the Non-Traditional Student Scholarship program is all about. These scholarships help people who are part of The American Legion Family pursue a college degree later in life or allow them to pick up where they left off when their studies were interrupted. If you’re at this place in life, this may be the right scholarship for you.

American Legion

The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.

AMVETS

AMVETS annually awards scholarships to Veterans/active military, their sons, daughters or grandchildren.  A son, daughter or grandchild of a deceased Veteran is also eligible.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships for higher education to deserving sons and daughters of Marines and children of former Marines, with particular attention being given to children whose parent was killed or wounded in action.

Noble Argus Foundation

 

To help deserving, academically successful students who are children or spouses of the heroes who serve or have served as Special Operations Professionals within the United States military who meet the Noble Argus Foundation’s criteria for awarding scholarships both based on academic achievement in high school or college, and to overcome a financial need which would prevent or hinder them from attending institutions of higher education. Scholarships will be awarded to assist with payment of student costs, including, but not limited to tuition, institutional fees, books and other education-related costs, and living expenses.

MOAA

Moaa Provides scholarships and grants for all levels of rank.

Navy League Foundation

The Navy League Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors who will attend college in the fall.  Navy League Foundation Scholarships are available only to children and grandchildren of former members of the Sea Services and those currently serving. 

Presently the Foundation has twenty five endowed scholarships.   Scholarships are award for four years and provide an award of $2, 500.00 per year.

 

 

 

                                   
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