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What better way to honor officials enlisted in the military than to assist their children in furthering their education? If you are child of a military service member, then you’re in luck. There are many scholarships for military children from military branch, federal and state government and even your college. Browse through our list of scholarships for military children to see what you are eligible for.

List of Scholarships for Military Children

Check out our list of 9,934 scholarships worth $40M.

North Carolina Scholarship for Children of War Time Veterans

This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate North Carolina students who are under 25 at time of application and plan to attend or are attending a North Carolina college. Students must have a veteran parent who is or was at time of death drawing pension for total and permanent disability as rated by the USDVA OR a veteran parent who is a deceased war veteran who was honorably discharged and who does not qualify for any other education assistance offered by NCDVA OR a veteran parent who served in a combat zone, or waters adjacent to a combact zone, and received a campaign badge or medal and who does not qualify for any other education assistance offered by NCDVA.

Total: $450000

Awards: 100

Deadline: February 14, 2023

Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program – Soldiers/Veterans

This scholarship is open to women who have served or are serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, and/or the Army National Guard and are pursuing community college, certificate, college, university, or graduate programs. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher if pursuing a community college or certificate program and a 3.0 or higher if pursuing a college, university, or graduate program.

Total: $1750

Awards: 26

Deadline: January 10

Keller Law Offices Annual Scholarship for Military Veterans

This scholarship is open to military veterans of the United States Armed Forces and to their immediate family members (parents, children, and grandchildren) who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, trade, or vocational school in the fall of 2020.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: July 15

AWF College and University Legacy Scholarship

Army Women’s Foundation (AWF) provides grants to female soldiers, past and present, and their lineal descendants pursuing their education. The Legacy Scholarship Program offers financial support in four areas: Certificate programs, Community College coursework, Undergraduate Degrees, and Graduate Degrees.

Total: $2500

Awards: 10

Deadline: January 15

Scholarships for Military Children

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are 23 years of age or younger. Students must be a dependent child of an active duty personnel, reserve/guard, or a retired military member. Dependent children of employees of DoD, NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), Public Health Services or other federal or military related agencies or activities are not eligible unless they also meet the above requirement. Students must also have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and not be married.

Total: $1000000

Awards: 500

Deadline: February 24

General John Paul Ratay Educational Fund Grant

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who have a biological parent who is a Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) member. The student’s parent must now be deceased after serving in the military in active duty and retiring. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be under the age of 24.

Total: $50000

Awards: 10

Deadline: March 01

American Patriot Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students that have a parent or legal guardian who was a uniformed services member and died in active service. Students must attend an accredited college or university full-time during the following school year and be under the age of 24. If the applicant served in a uniformed service before completing college, his/her maximum age for eligibility will be increased by the number of years he/she served, for a maximum of five years.

Total: $7000

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school juniors who are the child, grandchild, or legally recognized dependent of a U.S. military member who has served honorably during a time of war or conflict.

Total: $20000

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01

Bernard E. Dillon Vocational Skills Scholarship

This award is for students attending vocational-technical classes at an accredited vocational-technical school. Students must be current members of American Military Retirees Association (AMRA), their spouses or dependent children, or their grandchildren (who can be claimed as dependents on their parents’ income tax return).

Total: $5000

Awards: 5

Deadline: March 01

The 9/11 Promise Scholarship

Scholarships may be used for tuition, room & board, required books & equipment, and related academic expenses. Terms of the award can be found on the provider website.

Total: $15000

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 15