$1,000 annually, renewable for up to three years. The student must maintain a 2.0 grade point average to be eligible for renewal each year. Please note: The scholarship must be used in its entirety within five years of the award date. Any amount unused within five years will be forfeited.
Six awards offered annually. One award is offered for each national district of AMVETS.
The purpose of this scholarship is to make the goal of postsecondary education more attainable for the children and grandchildren of veterans by assisting deserving students who might not otherwise have the financial means to achieve their educational goals. The applicant must demonstrate academic promise/merit and financial need and must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize his/her scholarship award, if he/she is selected. The scholarship must be used in its entirety within five years of the award date. Any amount remaining unused within five years will be forfeited.
Applications are available on the American Veterans (AMVETS) website. In addition to a completed application, the student must also submit the following: an official high school transcript including ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.