Scholarships & Grants
There are many scholarships available to military service men and women as well as their dependents and spouses. Below we have provided a brief, non-exhausted list for your benefit. However, please use caution when applying as you should never pay to apply or be considered for a scholarship. For more information about scholarships, please see the Financial Aid Office.
Scholarships for Military Families and Spouses
The American Legion Legacy Scholarship
The Legion works to ensure children of US service members who died on or after September 11, 2001, receive equal opportunities in their pursuit of higher education.
Stateside Spouse Education Assistance Program (SSEAP)
The SSEAP assists Army spouses of active duty Soldiers, spouses of retired Soldiers, and widows(ers) of Soldiers who died either on active duty or in a retired status obtain a four year undergraduate degree.
Dependent Children Scholarship Program
This scholarship program assists 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 obtaining a four-year undergraduate degree.
Folds of Honor Foundation
The Folds of Honor Foundation provides scholarships to dependents and spouses of an active duty or Reserve Component soldier, sailor, airman, Marine, or Coast Guardsman killed or disabled in the Global War on Terror on other unique applications presented to and approved by the FHF board in writing on a case-by-case basis.
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund
The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund honors those in the Armed Forces who have sacrificed life or limb defending America by providing scholarships to their children.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides educational opportunities to the children of active duty Marines, veteran Marines, and Navy Corpsmen who serve with them, with special consideration given to applicants whose parents have been killed or wounded in action.
Air Force Aid Society
The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program provides $2,000 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 of active duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists; and surviving spouses of deceased personnel for their undergraduate studies.
Military Spouse Scholarship
This scholarship is through the National Military Family Association which awards financial assistance to spouses of all Uniformed Services members including active duty, National Guard and Reserve, Retirees, and Survivors.
Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship
Funded through Operation Homefront and the Women’s Self Worth Foundation, the Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship is available to wives of uniformed service members attending vocational programs in the medical field.
Scholarships for Military Children Program
The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. It is the intent of the program that a scholarship funded through contributions be awarded annually for each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency worldwide.
Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Emergency Grants
Wells Fargo is strongly invested in supporting our nation's veterans, including a commitment to assist them in completing postsecondary education programs to help them return to, and succeed in, a competitive job market.