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We salute our American heroes — the brave men and women who proudly serve in the United States military. Many who choose to enter the U.S. military do so after high school, but that doesn’t mean that they need to sacrifice a college education to do so. In fact, there are several scholarship awards for those in the military to help pay for college. Whether it’s the: U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, or Navy, service members and veterans (and often their spouses and dependents) are eligible for military scholarships and grants. There are even awards available for those who plan to join a branch of the U.S. military or are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) in high school. If you, your parent, or your spouse is a service member or veteran of the U.S. military, be sure to browse and apply to this list of military scholarships. For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in nursing. Students who plan to enter the Army, have previously served with the Army, are currently serving with the Army, and whose parent/spouse is serving in the Army are all eligible.

Total: $3000 Awards:  14
Deadline:  March 30
2019

Army ROTC Scholarship

Students who participate in Army ROTC are eligible for a variety of two-year, three-year, and four-year scholarships that can cover up to the full cost of tuition.

Total: $25000 Awards:  13000
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Folds of Honor Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are in 11th grade or younger and are dependents of an eligible military member. This program is a college scholarship that is awarded now but used in the future when the awardee begins college or other types of accredited postsecondary education.

Total: $5000 Awards:  815
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Maureen and Stan Straub Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating seniors at Roy C. Ketcham High School who demonstrate leadership through community service and participation.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Paul S. Kleidman Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current seniors at Arlington Highschool in New York state. Applicants must have been affected by the serious illness of a parent or close guardian.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Folds of Honor Higher Education Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. students who have been accepted for enrollment in an accredited postsecondary educational program. Students must be the spouse or dependent of a military member who has been killed or disabled, is classified as a POW or MIA, or received a Purple Heart.

Total: $5000 Awards:  830
Deadline:  April 1
2019

George L. Patt Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. veterans in Illinois who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in hopes of advancing a career in real estate.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Spouse Education Assistance Program

This scholarship is open to spouses of active duty or retired Army soldiers and widow(er)s of soldiers who died on active duty or in retired status to pursue their first undergraduate degree. Students must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher; scholarships are based on financial need.

Total: $2200 Awards:  1800
Deadline:  April 1
2019

MG James Ursano Scholarship Fund

The dependents of Army soldiers who are under 23 years of age and enrolling full time in an undergraduate program are eligible for this award. Students must be unmarried, be registered in the Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System (DEERS), and have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $3400 Awards:  1800
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Footwear Warriors Scholarship Fund

The Two Ten Footwear Foundation Classic Scholarship is available to students with military experience in the footwear industry. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and academic success.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 4
2019

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarship

This scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who are U.S. Armed Forces and National Guard personnel, either currently on active-duty or honorably discharged veterans, or reservists who served in Iraq and/or Afghanistan. Students must be majoring in fields related to the mission of AFCEA and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 12
2019

Seabee Memorial Scholarship

The Seabee Memorial Scholarship is given to children and grandchildren of regular, reserve, retired, or deceased officers or enlisted members who have served or who are now serving with the Naval Construction Force. Scholarship awards are based on financial need, character, good citizenship, leadership, and scholastic record.

Total: $3100 Awards:  25
Deadline:  April 15
2019