AMVETS National Scholarships for Entering College Freshman $1,000
Sponsor: AMVETS National Headquarters
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or documented extenuating circumstances. They must be United States citizens and children or grandchildren of U.S. veterans. They must show academic potential and financial need.
Eligibility: Applicants must be K-12 students who are children of active duty or Reserve/Guard military personnel. Entrants up to eighth grade should write an essay of 300 words or less. High school entrants should write an essay of 500 words or less.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
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Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a bachelor's or graduate degree program in nursing or nurse anesthesia. They must be in the U.S. Army, planning to enter the U.S. Army or be the parent, spouse or child of a U.S. Army officer. They cannot already be receiving funding from any source that is associated with the U.S. Army. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, endorsement from student's academic dean, official transcript and military service documents (if applicable) are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Michigan who are planning to attend a Michigan college or university and who are the sons or daughters or grandchildren of veterans. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must have demonstrated financial need. Applicants must provide proof of a parent's military service record and an indication of their abilities to fulfill their goals and intentions. They should send scholarship information to their county district committee person.
Hanscom Air Force Base Spouses' Club Scholarship Varies
Sponsor: Hanscom Officers' Spouses' Club
Eligibility: Applicants must be children or spouses of retired, deceased or current active duty members of any branch of the military. They must hold a valid military ID card. Children of military members must be high school seniors.
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and copy of military ID are required.
Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Varies
Sponsor: Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania
Eligibility: Candidates must be residents of Pennsylvania and must be enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program at an institution located in Pennsylvania. They must be active duty military, veterans, military spouses, veterans' spouses or the children of active duty military or veterans. Candidates are nominated for this award by the deans and department heads in the school of nursing at their institutions. Selection of award recipients will be determined by lottery.
How to apply: Candidates are not required to submit an application for this award. Instead, the dean or department head of the candidate's school must submit a formal nomination to the scholarship committee.
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are children and grandchildren of active or former members of the 1st Infantry Division. Selection is based on academic achievements, essay statements and recommendation letters.
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary Department of Texas
Eligibility: Applicants be be residents of Texas and plan to attend an educational institution in Texas. Students must pursue their education in the field of medicine. Applicants must be the descendants of veterans who served during the Persian Gulf, Panama, Grenada, Vietnam, Korea, WWI or WWII wars. Awards will be based on need, goals, character, citizenship and objective. Applicants must submit a letter stating their objectives and three letters of recommendation, including one letter from a clergyman. Students must also provide a copy of DD214 and transcripts.
Eligibility: Applicants must be sons, daughters or grandchildren of war-time veterans, residents of Michigan, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to attend a college or university. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic standing and applicants' goals. Applicants must also provide proof of a parent's military service record. They should send scholarship information to the county district committee person.
Women's Army Corps Veterans Association Scholarship $1,500
Sponsor: Women's Army Corps Veterans Association
Eligibility: Applicants must be the child, grandchild, niece or nephew of an Army Service Woman. Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and show academic promise. Students must be graduating seniors and U.S. citizens.