AMVETS Scholarships & Tuition Grants

Scholarship Description

AMVETS annually awards scholarships to veterans/active military, their sons, daughters or grandchildren. A son, daughter or grandchild of a deceased veteran is also eligible. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need, the scholarships go to deserving high school seniors, high school JROTC students and veterans pursuing a higher education.The following scholarships, funded by the AMVETS National Service Foundation, are awarded annually:  * Six $4,000 scholarships for high school seniors ($1,000 a year of a four-year undergraduate program or at an accredited technical/trade leading to certification or a degree; one selected from each district).  * Three $4,000 scholarships for veterans ($1,000 a year of a four-year undergraduate program or certification/degree from an accredited technical/trade school; no regard for district boundaries).  * One $1,000 scholarship for a JROTC high school senior entering any undergraduate programs (no regard for district boundaries).

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: 10

Min Award: 1000

Max Award: 4000

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization AMVETS
4647 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, MD 20706-4380

Contact Person: Tiffany Hilton, Programs Associate

Phone: 301-683-4031 / 301-459-9600

Fax: 301-459-7924