Scholarship Opportunities for Student Veterans
When you’re a student veteran, finding scholarships can be somewhat difficult based on where you are. Luckily, we have composed a list of scholarship opportunities for those who have served or are currently serving in the US Armed Forces.
Boundless Opportunity Scholarship
This is an opportunity for Student Veterans who are returning from the military and plan to attend a post-secondary school in New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming. The amount varies and the deadline to submit the application is January 1, 2019.
Ranger Memorial Foundation Scholarship Fund
For US Army Rangers and their families, a scholarship of $1,000 is awarded for those looking to pursue a higher education. There is no state requirement, but there is a high school GPA requirement of 3.0 or higher. The deadline for the application is January 1, 2019.
Daedalian Foundation Descendants Scholarships
Most veteran scholarships focus on students who directly served in the military, but this opportunity focuses on descendants of members in the Daedalians organization. An amount of $2,000 is awarded to those interested in pursuing an education in Aerospace Engineering and Flight. The application deadline for consideration is January 1, 2019.
Military Child of the Year Award
Outstanding military children who show persistence, leadership, and achievement within their communities receive an award of $10,000. The student must be a legal dependent of a service member in order to be considered. The deadline is December 5, 2018.
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant
For students who have a parent or guardian who served in the army forces and died as a result of events in Iraq or Afghanistan that transpired following the 9/11 tragedy. There is no GPA or state requirement and the amount of the award varies. The deadline to apply is January 1, 2019.
Army Scholarship Foundation Scholarships
This opportunity is aimed towards helping retired and active-duty members who need to pay for undergraduate studies. The amount of the award varies and the deadline is January 1, 2019 to be considered for the scholarship.
Army Engineer Memorial Awards
This scholarship assists high school seniors who have a parent, sponsor, or legal guardian that serves as a US Army, National Guard, Reserve, or US Corps Engineer, whether active duty, retired, or deceased. The scholarship amount awarded is $2,000 and the deadline is January 1, 2019.