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  • Albert M. Lappin Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are average or better students. They must be the son or daughter of a veteran and enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas. A parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the previous three years. In addition, the children of deceased parents are eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status, three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, an essay on the topic of "Why I Want to Go to College" and a high school transcript. Applicants must maintain a C average in college and verify enrollment at the start of each semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California $500 Scholarships
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California

    Eligibility: One of applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have had to postpone school due to health or financial reasons and plan to attend a California college or university. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    401 Van Ness Avenue
    Suite 319
    San Francisco, CA 94102-4570

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  • American Legion Scholarship Award
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: American Legion - Department of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children or grandchildren of American Legion Illinois members and must be in their senior year of high school. Awards may be used to further education at an accredited college, university or technical school.

    How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the American Legion, Department of Illinois.

    2720 East Lincoln Street
    Bloomington, IL 61704

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  • AMVETS National Scholarships for Veterans
    Deadline: April 30
    Amount: $1,000-$12,000
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    Sponsor: AMVETS National Headquarters

    Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens and veterans who demonstrate financial need. They must have been honorably discharged or be on active duty and eligible for release. They must agree to allow AMVET to publicize their award if selected.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4647 Forbes Boulevard
    Lanham, MD 20706-4380

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  • Army Emergency Relief's MG James Ursano Scholarship Program
    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Army Emergency Relief (AER)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be dependent children of Army soldiers who are unmarried and under the age of 22. Students must also be registered with the Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System, have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be enrolled and accepted or pending acceptance as full-time students in post-secondary educational institutions. Awards are based primarily on financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online and by mail.

    200 Stovall Street Rm. 5S33
    Alexandria, VA 22332

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  • Army Health Professions Scholarship Program
    Deadline: Varies
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program

    Eligibility: Applicants must qualify as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army. Students must be U.S. citizens with a bachelor's degree from an accredited school. Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited graduate program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for one of the following disciplines: medical/osteopathy, dental, veterinarian, specialty nurse, psychology or optometry. Students must maintain full-time student status during the length of the program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.


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  • Army ROTC Four-Year Scholarship Program
    Deadline: February
    Amount: Up to full tuition
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    Sponsor: Army Headquarters

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and high school seniors, graduates or college freshmen with at least four years of college remaining who wish to attend one of 600 colleges and earn a commission. Recipients must serve in the Army for four to eight years after graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    U.S. Army Cadet Command
    55 Patch Road
    Fort Monroe, VA 23651

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  • Army ROTC Green To Gold Scholarship Program
    Deadline: November
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Army Headquarters

    Eligibility: Applicants must be active duty enlisted members of the Army who wish to complete their baccalaureate degree requirements and obtain a commission. Recipients are required to serve in the U.S. Army. Applicants must also meet numerous U.S. Army related requirements, be a high school graduate or equivalent, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 (high school or college) and be a U.S. citizen under age 31.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    U.S. Army Cadet Command
    55 Patch Road
    Fort Monroe, VA 23651

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  • Charles W. and Annette Hill Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be descendants of an American Legion member with a GPA of at least 3.0. Special consideration will be given to students studying science, engineering or business administration. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," a high school transcript, documentation of parent's veteran status and a 1040 income statement. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA in college and verify enrollment at the start of each semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $5,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary

    Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of veterans who served in the Armed Forces for membership in The American Legion, be high school seniors and complete 50 hours of community service. Selection is based on character, application/essay, scholastic achievement, leadership and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Applicants should submit applications, four recommendation letters, essays, proof of volunteering, transcripts, ACT or SAT scores and parent's or grandparent's military service description.

    8945 N. Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46260

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  • Continuing/Re-entry Students Scholarship
    Deadline: March 16, September 1
    Amount: $500-$1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California

    Eligibility: One of the applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must be California residents planning to attend a California college or university and must be continuing or re-entry college students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    401 Van Ness Avenue
    Suite 319
    San Francisco, CA 94102-4570

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  • Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Maine

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and be U.S. citizens. A parent or grandparent must be a veteran, verified by a copy of military discharge papers with the application. Applicants must have good character and believe in the American way of life.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5 Verti Drive
    Winslow, ME 04901-0727

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  • Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $16,000-$20,000 paid over 4 years
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    Sponsor: Daughters of the Cincinnati

    Eligibility: Applicants must be daughters of career officers in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard or Marine Corps (active, retired or deceased). Daughters of reserve officers or enlisted personnel cannot apply. Applicants must also be high school seniors.

    How to apply: More details are available by contacting the organization. An essay, a secondary school report, a letter of recommendation and a Student Aid Report are required.

    National Headquarters
    20 West 44th Street #508
    New York, NY 10036

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  • Hugh A. Smith Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be average or better students who are high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas. They must be the son or daughter of a veteran, and a parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the past three years. The children of deceased parents are also eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation, including one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," high school transcript, a 1040 income statement and documentation of parent's veteran status.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT, and they must be the children or grandchildren of veterans who were honorably discharged after September 15, 1940 or who are currently serving in the military.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors whose mother or father is now deceased but had served after September 15, 1940, and was Honorably Discharged. Death of the parent does not have to be from military action or as a result of a service-related disability. Applicants must also have taken the SAT or ACT.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants musts be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT. Preference is given to students who are the children or grandchildren of Illinois veterans.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    Deadline: March 30
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania

    Eligibility: Candidates must be residents of Pennsylvania and must be enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program at an institution located in Pennsylvania. They must be active duty military, veterans, military spouses, veterans' spouses or the children of active duty military or veterans. Candidates are nominated for this award by the deans and department heads in the school of nursing at their institutions. Selection of award recipients will be determined by lottery.

    How to apply: Candidates are not required to submit an application for this award. Instead, the dean or department head of the candidate's school must submit a formal nomination to the scholarship committee.

    3605 Vartan Way
    Suite 204
    Harrisburg, PA 17110

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  • James V. Day Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Maine

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Maine and graduating high school seniors. They must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and provide evidence of financial need. Applicants must demonstrate good character and a belief in the American way of life.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5 Verti Drive
    Winslow, ME 04901-0727

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  • Joseph P. and Helen T. Cribbins Scholarship
    Deadline: June
    Amount: $10,000
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    Sponsor: Association of the United States Army

    Eligibility: Applicants must be active duty or honorably discharged enlisted soldiers in the U.S. Army or one of its affiliate entities (Army Reserve, National Guard, etc.). They must be accepted or enrolled at an accredited college or university and majoring in or planning to major in engineering or a related subject. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation letters, applicant autobiography, an official transcript, a course of study outline, certificates of completion for other training courses (if applicable) and a copy of form DD-214 (for discharged soldiers) are required.

    2425 Wilson Boulevard
    Arlington, VA 22201

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  • Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship Program
    Deadline: April 16
    Amount: $2,000
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    Sponsor: Blinded Veterans Association (BVA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be the spouses, children or grandchildren of a blind veteran and be accepted or enrolled at an accredited, higher learning institution.

    How to apply: Contact the BVA for application materials.

    125 N. West Street
    3rd Floor
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • Mary Ann K. Murtha Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Armed Forces veterans who served during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf and War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors, U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207

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  • Military Family Support Trust Scholarships
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: $2,000-$12,000
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    Sponsor: Military Family Support Trust

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children or grandchildren of current or former military members, federal employees of GS-7 or higher equivalent officer grade, foreign services officers (FSO-8 and below) and honorably discharged or retired foreign military officers of Allied Nations living in the U.S. The applicant must be a high school senior who has been recommended by his or her principal, have financial need and demonstrate leadership skills. The minimum GPA required is 3.0. The award is renewable for four years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1010 American Eagle Boulevard
    Box 400
    Sun City Center, FL 33573

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  • New York Legion Auxiliary Department Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf or War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors or graduates and be New York State residents and U.S. citizens.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207

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  • New York Legion Auxiliary District Scholarships
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Armed Forces veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf or War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors and must be U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207

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  • NMCRS Education Assistance Program
    Deadline: June 1
    Amount: $500-$3,000
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    Sponsor: Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time undergraduate students at an eligible post-secondary, technical or vocational institution. Applicants must also have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be unmarried dependent sons or daughters of active duty or retired Navy or Marine Corps service members or spouses of active duty Navy or Marine Corps service members.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    875 North Randolph Street
    Suite 225
    Arlington, VA 22203

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  • Non Commissioned Officers Association Scholarships
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $900
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    Sponsor: Non Commissioned Officers Association

    Eligibility: Students must be children or spouses of members of the Non-Commissioned Officers Association. Children must be under 25 to receive the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    9330 Corporate Drive
    Suite 708
    Selma, TX 78154

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  • Raymond T. Wellington, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great grand-children of Armed Forces veterans who served in World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf or War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors or high school graduates and must be U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207

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  • Rosedale Post 346 Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $1,500
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are enrolling or enrolled in an approved post-secondary school. They also must be average or better students who are the children of veterans. The children of deceased parents are also eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with at least one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status and a certified high school transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • Schneider-Emanuel American Legion Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Wisconsin

    Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited Wisconsin high school and plan to earn an undergraduate degree at a U.S. college or university. Applicants must also have participated in one or more American Legion-sponsored activities listed in the eligibility requirements.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2930 American Legion Drive
    P.O. Box 388
    Portage, WI 53901-0388

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  • Scholarships for Military Children
    Deadline: February
    Amount: $2,000
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    Sponsor: Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be unmarried dependents under the age of 21 (23 if full-time students) of active duty, reserve, retired or deceased members of the military. They must be enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System database. Applicants must be enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate degree-seeking program and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Community or junior college students must be in a program that will allow transfer directly into a four-year program. Applicants also must not be accepted to a U.S. Military Academy or be the recipients of full scholarships at any accredited institution.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or from military commissaries.

    1300 E Avenue
    Fort Lee, VA 23801–1800

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  • Ted and Nora Anderson Scholarships
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are average or better students. They must be enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas and the son or daughter of a veteran. At least one parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the past three years. The children of deceased parents are also eligible as long as the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College" and a high school transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • Veterans Caucus Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Veterans Caucus of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. military veterans. They must be enrolled in an accredited physician assistant (PA) training program. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal statement are required.

    P.O. Box 362
    Danville, PA 17821-0362

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  • Veterans Tuition Awards
    Deadline: June 30
    Amount: Up to full tuition
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    Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be veterans from New York State who have been honorably discharged and served in Indochina between December 22, 1961 and May 7, 1975, the Persian Gulf on or after August 2, 1990 or Afghanistan on or after September 11, 2001. Applicants must also have applied for the Tuition Assistant Program if studying full-time and the Federal Pell Grant whether studying full-time or part-time, unless enrolled in a vocational training program.

    How to apply: Applications are available from your institution's financial aid office or by phone from HESC.

    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255

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  • Women's Overseas Service League Scholarships for Women
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $500-$1,000
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    Sponsor: Women's Overseas Service League

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to advancement in their careers and must have completed at least 12 semester or 18 quarter hours of study at an institution of higher learning and be working toward a degree. Students must agree to enroll for at least six semester or nine quarter hours each academic period. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, statement of financial need, resume, three letters of reference, essay and transcript are required.

    Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 124
    Cedar Knoll, NJ 07927-0124

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