Active On Duty Military Scholarships

Here are some of the Active On Duty Military scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

eLearners' Military Scholarship Giveaway

• eLearners is awarding a new $1000 scholarship giveaway to two lucky students who are veterans, active duty service members or spouses of service members of veterans • Winners can use this one-time payment for whatever they choose. The drawing will be held on or about September 2, 2015 and recipients will be notified by mail or phone. • The most common areas of study for military students include homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting, business, social sciences, healthcare and computer and information science.

Tillman Scholars Program

The scholarship assists with academic expenses, including tuition and fees, books, and living expenses for U.S. veterans and active duty service members of all branches of the U.S. Military including the National Guard and Reserve. Current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members (including surviving spouses) are also eligible. Applicants must be pursuing a bachelor, graduate, or professional degree as a full-time student at a U.S.-based accredited institution of higher education. Beyond the financial support, Tillman Scholars also participate in a network that unites the best talent and leadership in the military community to continue their service beyond the uniform.

Disabled War Veterans Scholarship

Scholarships of $2,500 will be offered to active-duty service personnel, honorably discharged U.S. military veterans, reservists, and National Guard personnel who are disabled because of wounds received during combat service in Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations. Candidates must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in an eligible major at accredited two- or four-year institutions in the United States. Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible. The AFCEA Disabled War Veterans Scholarships are funded by generous contributions from Microsoft employees with matching funds from Microsoft, the AFCEA Camp Pendleton Chapter, and the AFCEA Educational Foundation. Eligibility: Applications are requested from U.S. Armed Forces and National Guard personnel, either currently on active-duty or honorably discharged veterans, or reservists who are disabled because of wounds received after service in either Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom. Applicants must be currently enrolled and attending either a two- or four-year accredited college or university in the United States. Students may also be enrolled in an accredited distance-learning or online degree program affiliated with a major, accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States. Applications will be accepted from qualified sophomores and juniors, and senior undergraduate students enrolled either part-time or full-time in an eligible degree program. Candidates must be majoring in the following or related fields: electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer information systems; information systems management; computer science; physics; mathematics; or science or mathematics education. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or homeland security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA are also eligible. No minimum GPA requirement. Primary factors considered in the selection process are demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and financial need. A copy of either a Certificate of Service or Discharge Form DD214 will be required. Important: In addition to the online application, other required documents include: current transcript issued by the school Registrar's Office and at least two letters of recommendation from relevant faculty. Instructions for electronic submission of the recommendation letters will be provided to the endorsers as part of the on-line application process - please do not mail separately. Letters will be addressed to: Mr. Fred H. Rainbow Vice President and Executive Director AFCEA Educational Foundation 4400 Fair Lakes Court Fairfax, VA 22033 An official transcript reflecting all college-level study will also be required by the deadline date - electronic submission preferred. If electronic submission is not possible, please send official document to the AFCEA address listed above to arrive by the deadline date

Military Award Program

The Imagine America Military Award Program offers scholarships for veterans and other military students who decide to pursue career college training. If you are interested in receiving your training through a career college, take advantage of this scholarship opportunity. The Imagine America Military Award Program is designed to help military service persons receive career education and make the transition from military to civilian life. Imagine America's Military Award Program (MAP) is a national aid program that was established in 2004 by the Imagine America Foundation. This $1,000 career education award is available to any qualified active duty, reservist, honorably discharged or retired veteran of a United States military service branch for attendance at a participating career college. This scholarship can help those with military service receive a career education and make the transition from military to civilian life. Prospective MAP applicants must meet the following guidelines to apply: Be enrolling into a participating college Active duty, reservist, honorably discharged or retired veteran of the United States military Likelihood of enrolling and successfully completing postsecondary education Not be a previous recipient of any other Imagine America Foundation scholarships/awards Financial need

Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarships

One of the Army Nurse Corps Association’s major initiatives is the Scholarship Program. Its purpose is the support of nursing education through scholarship funding to worthy students who are US citizens in an accredited baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia program. Below are the eligibility criteria and general information. For the details, please download our informational flyer. Complete guidelines and application form are in the Documents section below. Eligibility Criteria Students currently enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate or advanced degree nursing or nurse anesthesia program who: Are serving or have previously served in any branch, and at any rank, of a component of the US Army (Active Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve); Are not currently receiving funding by a component of the US Army, (e.g., scholarship ROTC students and students receiving full GI Bill benefits are not eligible); and, As applicable, have received an Honorable Discharge. Nursing or anesthesia students whose parent(s), spouse, or child(ren) is serving or has served in a component of the US Army.

NBCCF Military Scholarship

Description The military scholarship was created to increase the number of counselors available to serve military personnel and families suffering from a shortage of available mental health professionals. The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the military scholarships for service members, veterans and their spouses pursuing a career in professional counseling. These scholarships provide financial support to students who are currently enrolled in a CACREP-accredited, master’s-level counseling program; are active duty, have served in the military within the past five years or are a military spouse; and who commit to serving military personnel for a minimum of two years upon graduation. Five scholarships in the amount of $5,000 are available. Eligibility Requirements for Minority Fellowship Applicants: Applicants must be enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program. Applicants must carry at least six (6) credit hours during the current semester. Applicants must be prior or current active duty U. S. military service members; Veterans must have served in the military within the past five years and have received an honorable discharge; and military spouses. Applicants must commit to applying for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential prior to graduation. Applicants must commit to providing mental health services to service members and/or veterans for at least two years after graduation.

The Dependent Scholarship 2024

Fight4Vets is a local disability law firm that supports veterans and their families. The firm is once again offering a scholarship to hear from the community and to provide financial assistance. This scholarship is open to undergraduate, graduate, law school students, and incoming college students at an accredited institution in the United States. The Dependent Scholarship will offer a $1,000 award to the scholarship winner to be used in their future academic endeavors. The deadline to apply is July 4, 2024. Visit their scholarship page to learn more.

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