Military / Veterans

Paralyzed Veterans of America Scholarship Program

posted May 20, 2013, 4:50 PM by Judy Smith   [ updated Oct 24, 2013, 1:56 PM by April Jace ]

Description:       This program was originally devised to provide some financial reprieve for Paralyzed Veterans members and their families so that they may achieve their goals in the academic arena. The result of this competitive process is a monetary scholarship to assist them in reaching their post-secondary educational goals. Applicant must be either a Paralyzed Veterans member, the spouse of a Paralyzed Veterans member, or an unmarried child (under 24 years of age) who is dependent (as defined by the IRS) on the member for principal support. 

Deadline:          April - June 17, 2014

Amount:           $1,000

Sponsor:           Paralyzed Veterans of America

Keywords:         Military / Veterans

                       Students/Families with Disabilities

For more info:     http://www.pva.org/site/c.ajIRK9NJLcJ2E/b.6357755/apps/s/content.asp?ct=8746443

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

posted Jan 8, 2013, 12:41 PM by Judy Smith   [ updated Oct 29, 2013, 10:53 AM by April Jace ]

Description:       Veterans United Foundation has established the Veterans United Scholarship Program. This program aims to assist military service members and their families by awarding five bi-annual scholarships to help pay for tuition and books. Potential applicants must be pursing a post-secondary degree at an accredited college or university and have a connection to the military by being one of the following: Active-duty service member; Veteran; Spouse of military member or veteran; Surviving spouse of a fallen soldier; Child of a military member or veteran.

Deadline:           April 30, 2014

Amount:            $2,000

Sponsor:            Veterans United Foundation

Keywords:          Military / Veterans

For more info:     Visit the website

HSF/ Lockheed Martin American Heroes Scholarship

posted Oct 11, 2012, 1:50 PM by Judy Smith   [ updated Oct 21, 2013, 3:24 PM by April Jace ]

Description:       U.S. college sophomores or juniors who are of Hispanic heritage and have a grade point average of 3.2 or higher.  Students must be military veterans or in an ROTC program and major in a STEM field.       

Deadline:           December 15, 2013

Amount:            $5,400

Sponsor:            Hispanic Scholarship Fund and Lockheed Martin

Keywords:          Military / Veterans

                        Minority / Ethnicity Specific, 

                        Chemistry, Physics & Engineering

                        Mathematics

                        Computer Science

                        Biochemistry , Biology & Sciences

                        Envirronmental Science

For more info:     http://www.hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/graduating-high-school-seniors/

F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship

posted Sep 13, 2012, 9:04 AM by Judy Smith   [ updated Oct 29, 2013, 11:40 AM by April Jace ]

Description:       The U.S. Army health care team will pay 100 percent of your tuition for a graduate-level health care degree for any accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychology or optometry program in the United States or Puerto Rico. Your active duty service obligation to the U.S. Army is one year of service for every year you receive the scholarship. Your minimum obligation depends on your health care field. For example, the minimum obligation for medical students is two years. Dental, psychology, optometry and veterinary students are obligated to serve no fewer than three years. There is an additional obligation for residency and fellowship training.

Deadline:           ongoing

Amount:            full tuition plus $2,000 monthly stipend

Sponsor:           U.S. Army

Keywords:         Military / Veterans

                       Psychology

Website:           http://www.goarmy.com/amedd/education/hpsp.html

MG James Ursano Scholarship Program

posted Jan 19, 2011, 11:06 AM by Judy Smith   [ updated Oct 29, 2013, 11:44 AM by April Jace ]

Description:       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 apply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years. Children of Soldiers on active duty, children of retired Soldiers, or children of Soldiers who died while on active duty or in a retired status are eligible.

Deadline:           January 1 - May 1, 2014

Amount:           varies

Sponsor:           Army Emergency Relief

Keywords:         Military / Veterans

Website:           http://www.aerhq.org/dnn563/EducationalAssistance/DependentChildren.aspx

Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program

posted Jan 4, 2011, 3:39 PM by Judy Smith   [ updated Oct 29, 2013, 11:45 AM by April Jace ]

Description:       The purpose of the Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program is to award scholarships to U.S. citizen students attending accredited baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia nursing programs. Students should be serving with the US Army, or have a parent or spouse is serving or a veteran.

Deadline:           April 15, 2014

Amount:            $3,000

Sponsor:           Army Nurse Corps Association

Keywords:         Nursing

                       Military / Veterans

Website:           http://www.e-anca.org/ANCAEduc.htm

Air Force Aid Society Henry H. Arnold Education Grant

posted Jan 4, 2011, 3:27 PM by Judy Smith   [ updated Oct 29, 2013, 11:47 AM by April Jace ]

Description:      Since its inception in 1942, the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals. In recent years, the Society's emphasis has been on direct funding of new initiatives that provide greater value to Air Force families. The centerpiece of the Society's education initiatives is the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program which provides $2000 grants 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 (stateside) of active duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists; and surviving spouses of deceased personnel for their undergraduate studies.

Deadline:          March 7, 2014

Amount:           $2,000

Sponsor:           Air Force Aid Society

Keywords:         Military / Veterans

Website:           http://www.afas.org/education-grants

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