The Scholarship Center, Inc. is proud to have former military officers as instrumental and critical members of its management and development team! Consistent with our sincere gratitude to the brave men, women and families who serve our country both here and overseas, we have compiled a list of just a few of the many generous scholarships available to them and/or their dependents! Thank you all for your service!
Military Order of the Purple Heart (“MOPH”) Scholarship:
This scholarship is reserved for Purple Heart recipients, direct descendants of a member of the MOPH or of a veteran killed in action or who died of wounds from military combat. Spouses and widow(er)s of a recipient of the Purple Heart are also eligible for this scholarship award. Each year, the MOPH Scholarship Program awards approximately eighty (80) scholarships to Purple Heart recipients and their spouses, children, and grandchildren.
Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (“AFCEA”) Educational Foundation Scholarships:
The AFCEA Educational Foundation offers several generous scholarships for military veterans and their families. There are six general categories of scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students. Deadlines vary, but the 2019 application will be available January 2019.
Army Women’s Foundation (“AWF”) Scholarships:
The AWF offers scholarships for female active duty soldiers and veterans, as well as their children. Scholarships are valued at up to $2,500.00. The 2019 application is currently available and the scholarship deadline is January 9, 2019.
Pat Tillman Foundation (“Tillman Scholars”) Scholarship:
The Tillman Scholars program offers scholarships for active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university and this scholarship is available for undergraduate, graduate and professional level programs. The application for the next class of Tillman Scholars will be available February 2019.
Military Officers Association of America (“MOAA”) Scholarships and Grants:
MOAA offers several scholarships for military dependents seeking their first undergraduate degree. Each year, the scholarship application becomes available in November and is typically due on March 1.
The Scholarship Center Team
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