Scholarships Specific to Branch

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ARMY

Scholarship Name Scholarship Description

Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Scholarship

For college-level education of members of the AAAA, and the spouses, unmarried siblings, unmarried children and unmarried grandchildren of current and deceased AAAA members. Deadline 1 May.

Army Scholarship Foundation

One-year financial scholarships awarded on the basis of academic record and participation in school and community activities. Postmarked no later than 15 April.

Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship

The Army Women’s Foundation recognizes the importance of education and the role it plays in personal, professional and economic fulfillment. The Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship Program provides grants to women soldiers, past and present, and their lineal descendants to help them attain their educational goals. The Legacy Scholarship Program offers financial support in four areas: Certificate programs, Community College coursework, Undergraduate Degrees, and Graduate Degrees. Scholarships are awarded only for coursework from accredited institutions. Scholarships are based on merit, academic potential, community service, letters of recommendation, and need.

  • Community College and Certificate Program Legacy Scholarships will be awarded up to $1,000.
  • College, University, and Graduate Program Legacy Scholarships will be awarded up to $2,500.

Deadline 15 January.

Society of the 1st Infantry Division Huebner Scholarship

This scholarship is for children and grandchildren of former members of the Division as well as children of active-duty 1st Infantry Division Service Members.


AIR FORCE

Scholarship Name Scholarship Description

AFAS Merit Scholarship

Each year, Air Force Aid Society awards a minimum of 10 Merit Scholarships. These $5,000 scholarships are available to dependent children and spouses of active duty and retired Airmen who demonstrate outstanding academic potential based on GPA.

Air Force Aid Society General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant program, also known as the Hap Arnold Grant, is the centerpiece of AFAS education support. The application process for the Arnold Education Grant serves as the platform for other key education support opportunities at the Society.
The Hap Arnold Grant is competitive in its needs-based selection criteria and is uniquely tailored to recognize the proper weighing of family income and education costs.
Grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 are awarded to eligible Air Force dependents each year. The specific amount awarded correlates to a student’s particular level of financial need.
AFAS education support and air force reserve tuition assistance is available to dependent sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 Guard performing full-time active duty, retired, retired Reserve and deceased Air Force members, as well as spouses of active duty and Title 10 Reservists, and widows/widowers. 
Deadline 30 April.

Air Force Officers’ Wives Club of Washington DC

Eligibility:
1. High School Seniors, Current College
Student or Spouse.
They are also offering a separate scholarship for students majoring in Science, Engineering, Technology or Math (STEM) through a generous $15,000 donation from Lockheed Martin. Deadline 1 March.


COAST GUARD
Scholarship Name Scholarship Description

Coast Guard Exchange System Scholarship Program

Scholarships to students who are dependents of Coast Guard active duty, reserve, and military retired members, current civilian NAF and APF employees, and current Coast Guard Auxiliarists that meet eligibility requirements.
Deadline 28 February.

John A. Keller Scholarship

Available to dependents of members in good standing of the Chief Warrant Officers Association, United States Coast Guard.
Postmarked no later than 1 March.

Navy League of the United States Foundation

Currently, the Navy League Foundation has a total of 25 endowed scholarships. Navy League Councils across the United States provide additional scholarships to students and Sea Cadets in their cities and regions. Applicants must be a dependent or direct descendant of an active, reserve, retired or honorably discharged member of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, U.S.-flag Merchant Marine, or U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps.


MARINE CORPS

Scholarship Name Scholarship Description

Marine Corps – Law Enforcement Foundation

Assistance primarily rendered to children of Marines or Federal law enforcement personnel who were killed on duty or died under extraordinary circumstances while serving our country at home or abroad. These funds enable us to provide these children with scholarships for their higher education. When a child of a United States Marine is afflicted with a physical or mental disability and requires special medical equipment or tutoring, our Foundation may grant financial assistance to that family if their personal insurance does not cover the complete cost of treatment for this child.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Over three hundred scholarship grants are given annually to applicants. The foundation has started a blocked scholarship fund to build a trust to assist in the funding of its regular scholarship program. Scholarships are applied for and awarded by the Marine Corps League Scholarship Committee using applications and standards developed by that committee.
Deadline 1 March.

Navy League of the United States Foundation

Currently, the Navy League Foundation has a total of 25 endowed scholarships. Navy League Councils across the United States provide additional scholarships to students and Sea Cadets in their cities and regions. Applicants must be a dependent or direct descendant of an active, reserve, retired or honorably discharged member of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, U.S.-flag Merchant Marine, or U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps.

NAVY

Scholarship Name Scholarship Description

Anchor Scholarship
Foundation

The Anchor Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to eligible family members (children and spouses) of active duty, retired or honorably discharged Surface Navy personnel.
Anchor Scholarships MUST be applied to tuition and tuition related expenses only.   Dependent children must be pursuing a 4-year degree (BA or BS) at a
4-year college or university in the United States. Dependent spouses may be pursuing an Associates, BA or BS at a
2 or 4-year college or university in the
United States.  Deadline 1 March.

Chief Petty officer Scholarship Fund

For qualified family members of Chief Petty Officers including spouses and children (natural born, adopted or stepchildren).
Deadline 31 March.

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

Grants are available, on a competitive basis, to high school or college children/stepchildren (unmarried, under age 24 at time of deadline) of: (1) members or former members of the Submarine Force who have qualified in submarines and have served in the Submarine Force for at least eight years; or of (2) Navy members who have served in submarine support activities (e.g., submarine bases, tenders, and rescue vessels) for a minimum of ten years. Deadline 15 March.

Navy League of the United States Foundation

Currently, the Navy League Foundation has a total of 25 endowed scholarships. Navy League Councils across the United States provide additional scholarships to students and Sea Cadets in their cities and regions. Applicants must be a dependent or direct descendant of an active, reserve, retired or honorably discharged member of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, U.S.-flag Merchant Marine, or U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps.

Tailhook Education Foundation

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be a high school graduate and the natural, step, or adopted son, daughter or grandchild of a current or former Naval Aviator, Naval Flight Officer, or Naval Air crewman. Also eligible are individuals or children of individuals who are serving or have served on board a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier in ship’s company or the air wing. Deadline 15 March.

Wings Over America Scholarship

To provide college scholarships for dependent children and spouses of all US Navy - officer and enlisted - active duty, retired or deceased who served within Naval Air Forces. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic merit and community service. Pre-qualification (eligibility) 1 February. Deadline 1 March.

Contact Information

Sara Comer, LMSW

O: 620-820-1152
sarac@labette.edu
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