External Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MILITARY-CONNECTED STUDENTS

This list is not an endorsement and should be used as just another source to help you finance your education.

  1. Air Force Aid Society, for dependent children of active duty or retired air force personnel
  2. Army Emergency Relief Fund, for dependents of Army Soldiers
  3. Army Scholarship Foundation for children of current or former Army service members
  4. Army Woman’s Foundation Grant Program, provides grants to female soldiers and their lineal dependents
  5. The NNOA Camp Pendleton/Miramar (CPM) Chapter's annual scholarship program
  6. Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund – Immediate family member of active duty, retired or reserve Chief Petty Officers
  7. Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation – Assistance with college tuition and expenses for qualifying families
  8. Comprehensive list of scholarships for military dependents
  9. DeCA and Fisher House 2017 Scholarship information
  10. Dolphin Scholarship Foundation provides undergraduate financial assistance to children of the US Navy Submarine Force
  11. Federal Student Aid
  12. Federal Student Aid for children of Fallen Service Members during the Iraq or Afghanistan Wars
  13. Folds of Honor provides educational scholarships to children of disabled of fallen service members
  14. Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for dependents of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has become permanently disabled of fallen as a result of an operations mission or training accident.
  15. Heroes Legacy Scholarship provides aid to children of deceased or wounded service members since September 11, 2001
  16. Huebner Scholarship provides competitive scholarships for children or grandchildren of former members of the First Infantry Division of the U.S. Army
  17. John A Keller Scholarship for dependents of members in the Chief Warrant Officer Association
  18. Ladies Auxiliary and Fleet Reservists Association provides scholarships to children or grandchildren that are members of the LA or FRA
  19. Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides need based scholarships to children of Marines
  20. Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation provides scholarships to children of Fallen Marines
  21. Marine Corps League Scholarship Foundation for the children or grandchildren of Marines who have lost their lives in the service of their country
  22. Several scholarships include specific service related as well as school related posted onto MCEC website
  23. Military.com Scholarship Finder
  24. Military Officers offers interest free loan and grant program to children of former, active or retired officers or active or retired enlisted military personnel
  25. Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Program is a competitive scholarship program for recipients, spouses, children or grandchildren of Purple Heart recipients
  26. Navy Marine Corps Relief Society interest free college loans
  27. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
  28. Navy League Scholarship for children and grandchildren of former and current members of the Sea Services and the Naval Sea Cadet Corps
  29. No Greater Service provides scholarships for children whose parent has fallen or been wounded in combat while serving in the United States Military after September 11, 2001
  30. Paralyzed Veterans of America Scholarship Fund for children of PVA members
  31. Retired Enlisted Association Scholarship a child or grandchild of a member in good standing of TREA or TREA National Auxiliary
  32. Scholarship and grant information for Veterans and Dependents
  33. Special Operations Warrior Foundation College Scholarship for children of Fallen Special Operations Forces Services Members
  34. State funded scholarships for military connected students
  35. Tailhook Education Foundation Scholarship for children and grandchildren of current and former United States Navy Carrier Aviation Personnel (U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard Naval Aviator, Naval Flight Officer or Naval Aircrewmen)
  36. Thanks USA Military Dependent scholarship
  37. VA Benefits - GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon program information
  38. Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship offers youth scholarship programs
  39. Wings Over America provides scholarships to dependents of the Navy Aviation Community
  40. Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship provides scholarships for service members and veterans for use a post-secondary schools and trade schools
  41. Col Aaron Burgstein Memorial Scholarship was established for  minor dependents of (officer or enlisted) active duty, retired or prior service members of all branches, reservists or National Guard who are/will be pursuing a four-year degree at an accredited college/university.
  42. Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship  is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate, bachelor, or graduate/post graduate degrees.
  43. Lt Col Romeo and Bass Ferretti Scholarship was established for minor dependents of Air Force active duty, Reserve or Air National Guard enlisted airmen pursuing an undergraduate degree in the area of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).
  44. Col Loren J. and Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship provides funds to United States Air Force Personnel (officer or enlisted, Air Force civilian, full time National Guard and full time Reserve) for them to pursue graduate level education in the management and administration fields in preparation for senior level leadership roles.
  45. John C. and Blanche Lee Lindsay Memorial Scholarship was made possible by a bequest from Mrs. Elizabeth L. Lindsay, widow of Lieutenant Colonel John Lindsay, a career Air Force officer stationed at Craig AFB in Selma, Alabama. 
  46. Delta Dental Grants are made possible by a grant from Delta Dental to provide scholarships and grants to military spouses, dependents, and transitioning service members for the advancement of oral health and wellness.
  47. Destin Flight Works Pilot Training Scholarship was made possible by a grant from Vertol to fund one student’s pilot training at Destin Flight Works in Destin, FL.