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8.06.2010

Military Spouse Scholarships

Here is the list from the MilitaryOneSource site on all the other opportunities for military spouses to get some sort of financial aid for college. It is a lengthy list but should help.

  • NECB Military Spouse Scholarship - active duty spouses can earn an Associate of Science Degree in business for $4,000 in tuition so that MyCAA will cover the full cost. All active duty spouses eligible - http://www.necb.edu/mycaa
  • Federal Student Aid Scholarship Search https://studentaid2.ed.gov/getmoney/scholarship/v3browse.asp This page of the Federal Student Aid Web site offers a scholarship search.
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school.
  • GI Bill Web site http://www.gibill.va.gov/ The Post 9/11 GI Bill provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days.
  • GovBenefits.gov http://www.govbenefits.gov/ GovBenefits.gov is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over a thousand benefit and assistance programs. They include education grants and loans, health, housing, and other types of assistance.
  • Students.gov http://www.students.gov/ This U.S. Department of Education site links students with information on financial aid, tuition assistance, and scholarships. There is a section for military members and their families. Start your search by going to “Pay for your education”
  • Air Force Aid Society www.afas.org/Education/STAP.cfm The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is the official charity of the United States Air Force. AFAS offers a Spouse Tuition Assistance Program (STAP) for spouses of active duty personnel who accompany members to overseas locations. More detailed information about eligibility can be found at that website
  • Army Emergency Relief http://www.aerhq.org/education.asp Army Emergency Relief is the Army's own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own.” This link offers access to their educational resources, which include assistance in finding general and military related scholarships.
  • Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society www.nmcrs.org/education.html The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society's education programs help eligible Navy and Marine Corps families pursue their academic goals by providing a source of education financing.
  • Air Force Spouse Scholarship Program www.afa.org/aef/aid/spouse.asp The Air Force Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate/bachelor undergraduate or graduate/postgraduate degrees. The applicant must be a spouse of Air Force Active Duty, Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve to be eligible. Spouses who are also members of the service are not eligible. Additional requirements are available on their Web site.
  • American Association of University Women http://www.aauw.org/ The American Association of University Women offers scholarships for women. These scholarships are awarded to eligible women who meet the specific requirements of AAUW Branch and State offices.
  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/ Links to various grants and scholarship opportunities. See Web site for details and application dates.
  • Army Scholarship Foundation http://www.armyscholarshipfoundation.org/ The Army Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships for spouses of enlisted active duty Army members, as well as for spouses of active duty Guard and Reserve members.
  • Book Scholarship http://www.bookscholarship.com/ This site offers an annual scholarship for textbooks. Students may register for the drawing at the site.
  • Broke Scholar http://www.brokescholar.com/ Broke Scholar is a free scholarship search engine.
  • CinCHouse.com http://www.cinchouse.com/ This site, dedicated to military spouses, has information and resources for spouses going back to school. Follow the links under “My Career” and “Education” to find a list of scholarships for military spouses and children.
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund http://www.hsf.ne/ t The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers several scholarship programs for students of Hispanic heritage.
  • National Military Family Association www.militaryfamily.org/our-programs/military-spouse-scholarships/ The National Military Family Association Scholarship Fund awards scholarships for Military spouses. Applications, when available, are posted on their Web site.
  • Military Community Scholarship and Financial Aid Explorer www.mcsfex.net This site helps military members and their families research scholarship and financial aid opportunities.
  • Military HOMEFRONT http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil/ Click on “Troops and Families” and “Education for Family Members” for information and links to financial support for spouses pursuing an education. You’ll also find information on branch-specific tuition assistance programs.
  • Navy Wives Clubs of America http://navywivesclubsofamerica.org/scholarinfo.htm
  • Pat Tillman Foundation www.pattillmanfoundation.org/programs.aspx The Pat Tillman Foundation offers Tillman Military Scholarships for service members and their dependents.
  • Thanks USA www.thanksusa.org/main/index.html Thanks USA offers scholarships to spouses and dependents of active duty service members or Reservists and National Guard members who have been activated.

1 comment:

  1. This is really a great honour to know more information regarding the benefits that have been provided for the military soldiers for their work.

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