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  • AMVETS National Scholarships for Entering College Freshman
    $1,000
    October 2
    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4647 Forbes Boulevard
    Lanham, MD 20706-4380

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  • Armed Services YMCA Annual Essay Contest
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: Armed Services YMCA

    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.

    7405 Alban Station Court
    Suite B215
    Springfield, VA 22150-2318

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  • CAPT Ernest G.
    $10,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Navy League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S citizens who are current high school seniors and who will be entering an accredited institution of higher learning after graduating. Only dependents or direct descendants of a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy or U.S.-Flag Merchant Marines or who are active members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps are eligible to apply. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Financial need must also be demonstrated. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2300 Wilson Boulevard
    Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22201

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  • Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be spouses or children of active, retired or reserve Chief, Senior Chief or Master Chief Petty Officers of the U.S. Navy. They must be high school graduates or have earned a GED and plan to attend a college or university to earn an AA, BA or BS degree. Current college students may also apply. Selection criteria include scholastic proficiency, character and all-around ability.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, a copy of your dependents ID card and a personal statement are required.

    328 Office Square Lane
    Suite 101A
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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  • CNO Naval History Essay Contest
    $5,000
    June 30
    Sponsor: United States Naval Institute (USNI)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel or civilians. Students may be professional historians or rising historians. Applicants must write an essay discussing a naval historical topic and how lessons from the past can be applied to today.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    291 Wood Road
    Annapolis, MD 21402

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  • Guy M. Wilson Scholarship
    $500
    January 9
    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Michigan

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A
    Lansing, MI 48915

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  • Hanscom Air Force Base Spouses' Club Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    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.

    75 Grenier Street
    Box 8888
    Hanscom AFB, MA 01731

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  • Hattie Tedrow Memorial Fund Scholarship
    Up to $2,000
    April 15
    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of North Dakota

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, North Dakota residents and U.S. citizens. They must be direct descendants of veterans with honorable service in the U.S. military.

    How to apply: Applications are available by mail. An application form, essay and proof of veteran's military service are required.

    405 W. Maine Avenue, Suite 4A
    P.O. Box 5057
    West Fargo, ND 58078

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  • Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    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.

    3605 Vartan Way
    Suite 204
    Harrisburg, PA 17110

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  • Naval Intelligence Essay Contest
    $5,000
    July 31
    Sponsor: United States Naval Institute (USNI)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel or civilians. Students must write an essay discussing the history of Naval Intelligence and how lessons from the past can be applied to today.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    291 Wood Road
    Annapolis, MD 21402

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  • Navy Supply Corps Foundation Scholarship
    Varies
    February 28
    Sponsor: Navy Supply Corps Foundation Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be family members of a Navy Supply Corps officer or an enlisted member, active duty, reservist or retired. Awards are based on character, leadership, academic performance and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3651 Mars Hill Road
    Suite 200B
    Watkinsville, GA 30677

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  • Past President's Parlay Scholarship
    Varies
    May 1
    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 140407
    Austin, TX 78714

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  • Subic Bay-Cubi Point Scholarship 2
    $10,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Navy League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S citizens who are current high school seniors and who are entering an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall after graduating. Only dependents or direct descendants of a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy or U.S.-Flag Merchant Marines or who are active members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps are eligible to apply. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Financial need must also be demonstrated. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2300 Wilson Boulevard
    Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22201

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  • Tailhook Educational Foundation Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Tailhook Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates who are accepted at an undergraduate institution and are the natural or adopted children of current or former Naval Aviators, Naval Flight Officers or Naval Aircrewmen. Applicants may also be individuals or children of individuals who are serving or have served on board a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier in the ship's company or the air wing. Educational and extracurricular achievements, merit and citizenship will be considered.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    The Tailhook Educational Foundation
    9696 Businesspark Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92131-1643

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  • William D. and Jewell Brewer Scholarship
    $500
    January 9
    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Michigan

    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.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A
    Lansing, MI 48915

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