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Veterans Benefits Office at SNU

Veterans Benefits Office
Brint Montgomery, 
Director SNU Veteran's Services

Veterans And Military Members’ Guide To Getting Scholarships For Higher Education

Scholarship Opportunities for Veterans and Their Families

Army Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Varies
Eligible candidates are active-duty and retired members of the United States Army. Scholarships are given for undergraduate studies. 

Association of Old Crows Scholarships
Amount: Varies 
Students and prospective students who are interested in national defense or who are active duty members may apply. Current eligibility requirements are listed on the scholarship website.

WTFI Veterans’ Children Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans, Graduate Student
Deadline: May 1, 2018
This scholarship is for children of U.S. service members from any branch of service. High school, undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

BVA Kathern F. Gruber Scholarships 
Amount: $2,000
Awards Available: 6
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans, Spouses of Military Veterans
Deadline: April 17, 2018
Scholarships are awarded to spouses and dependent children of blinded veterans.

Geraldine K. Morris Award
Amount: Varies
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans
Deadline: Varies
High school seniors intending to pursue a nursing degree or certification are eligible. Candidates must have a parent, sponsor or legal guardian who is a U.S. Army Engineer (active duty, retired or deceased), National Guard U.S. Army Engineer, Reserve U. S. Army Engineer, or current Department of the Army employee of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans
Deadline: May 1, 2018
Children of Army soldiers who are obtaining their undergraduate degree are eligible to apply. Scholarships are renewable.

KASF Scholarship for Descendants of American Korean War Veterans
Amount: $10,000
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans
Deadline: June 8, 2018
Scholarships are available to children of those who serve or have served in the U.S. Marine or U.S. Navy. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Mary Rowena Cooper Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Children of Military Veterans
Deadline: August 15, 2018
Scholarships are awarded to children of veterans who served in Vietnam. Students must be seeking degrees, diplomas or certificates at vocational or technical schools, colleges or universities.

National Military Family Association:Military Spouse Scholarships
Amount: $500-$1000
Awards Available: Varies
Recipient: Military Spouses
Details:You are eligible to apply for a spouse scholarship if you are a spouse of a member of the seven Uniformed Services with a valid military ID, are married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired, wounded or fallen service member (must be a service-related wound, illness, injury or death that took place after September 11, 2001)are a dual service military spouse are a divorced spouse, but ONLY if you receive 20/20/20 benefits are married when we ask for verification paperwork, usually a month after the applications close. 

North American Van Lines Military Logistics Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: December 15, 2018
At North American Van Lines, we are committed to improving the future of any and all students throughout the continental U.S. and beyond—we believe that educational quality for everyone is key in fostering a nationwide network of skilled professionals for years to come, from adults seeking continued education to those returning from active service.
Because of this belief, we are proud for the opportunity to offer our first ever Military Logistics/Supply Chain Management/Operational Management Scholarship to qualifying current or former active duty military and their dependents. Upon the contest’s completion, two winners will be chosen to receive an award of $1,000 each. 

Oklahoma Women Veterans Organization Scholarship
Amount: $500
Awards Available: 3
Recipient: Scholarship is open to women veterans (active duty, Guard or Reserve) and children and grandchildren of women veterans
Deadline: Sept 12, 2018
Details: Submit by email to: Sonja Hatfield at Applications submitted by regular mail must be postmarked no later than 12 Sept to: Oklahoma Women Veterans Organization, P.O. Box 300076, Midwest City, OK 73040. Any questions, contact Sonja Hatfield at 405-219-0531 or Pam Bloustine at 405-226-5688

Troops to Teachers
Amount: Varies
Current, separated and retired members of U.S. military branches are eligible for Troops to Teachers program services. Honorable discharge is required. 

VFW "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship"
Amount: $5,000
Awards Available: 1
Recipient: General Military Veterans
Deadline: Varies
Candidates must be a retired, honorably discharged, active duty or a member of the National Guard or Reserve.

Volt Factory Direct Store
Deadline: June 30, 2018 and November 30, 2018
Eligible applicants include the following:
Active duty and retired U.S. military servicemen and women and immediate family members.  Includes all U.S. military services branches i.e. Army, Army Reserve, Army National Guard, Marine Corps, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy, Navy Reserve, Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard, Coast Guard, and Coast Guard Reserve. 

Wells Fargo Veteran Scholarship Program 
Who: Veteran or spouse of a disabled veteran planning to enroll or already enrolled in the upcoming semester.
Amount: Varies depending on need
Due: January 2019

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