Scholarships for Military Children

🏆 Available: 500
💰 $2,000
⏳ N/A

Last year this scholarship received 5,627 applicant(s). $1,000,000 was awarded to 500 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

The Scholarships for Military Children Program awards approximately 500 $2,000 non-renewable scholarships each year. Prior year recipients must reapply to be considered. The program is open to students who possess a US Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card (DD Form 173), and whose parent or parents serve or served in the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, or Coast Guard.

Recipients must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a four-year undergraduate college or university, accredited in the U. S or a two-year community college. They must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 basis.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • Served in Air Force
  • Served in Army
  • Served in Navy
  • Served in Marines
  • Served in Coast Guard
  • Special military service requirements
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Participation in school, community and volunteer activities

How To Apply

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Donor: Defense Commissary Agency

Agency enhances the quality of life for America’s military and their families, and helps recruit and retain the best and brightest men and women to serve the country.