US Veteran Scholarships

Here are some of the US Veteran scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Nancy and Barry Carlson – District 20 Scholarship

This scholarship is available to honorably discharged veterans or non-traditional welding students in at least their second year of welding studies in either a 2-year or 4-year undergraduate welding program.

Google SVA Scholarship

At Google, we believe information should be universally accessible. Our education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down the barriers that prevent them from entering these fields. As part of commitment to military veterans, Google established the Google SVA Scholarship in partnership with Student Veterans of America. The scholarship provides assistance to student veterans who are pursuing university degrees in the field of computer science in the U.S. Selected students will receive 10,000 USD for the school year and will be invited to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in the summer. Who can apply? To be eligible to apply, applicants must: Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at a university for the academic year ­Intend to be enrolled in or accepted as a full-­time student at a university in the United States Maintain a strong academic performance Be pursuing a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field Exemplify leadership and demonstrate a passion for computer science and technology Have received an honorable discharge, or is in good standing with his/her branch of service Application Process: You will be asked to complete an online application through SVA which must include: General background information (e.g. contact information and details about your current and intended institutions) Resume/CV Academic transcripts from your current and prior institution (if you have earned a prior degree) DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214) Two letters of reference from a professor, instructor, adviser or supervisor Responses to three essay questions

AFCEA Military Personnel Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to persons on active duty in the uniformed military services, to honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including Reservists and National Guard personnel), and to disabled veterans who are currently enrolled part time or full time in an eligible degree program at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S. Eligible candidates must be at least second-year college students enrolled full time as sophomores or juniors in four-year institutions at the time of application. All candidates must provide a copy of Certificate of Service, Discharge Form DD214, copy of latest performance review or other verification of service. (Please black out your Social Security Number when submitting.) Distance-learning or online programs affiliated with a major U.S. institution are eligible. Eligibility: Applicants must be: 1. U.S. citizen 2. Currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States 3. An undergraduate student enrolled at the time of application 4. Enrolled part time or full time in an eligible degree program An overall 3.0 GPA is required. Candidates must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer network systems; information systems security; computer information systems; information systems management; technology management; electronics engineering technology; computer science; physics; or mathematics. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible. Important: PLEASE NOTE: At least two letters of recommendation will be required from field-of-study professors. If that is not possible, we will accept recommendations from commanding officers/employers in the related field of study. Instructions on electronic submission of the recommendation letters will be provided to the endorsers as part of the on-line application process. 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. All items must arrive by the deadline date - electronic submissions in pdf format preferred. If electronic submission is not possible, please send official document to the AFCEA address listed above.

Foundation for Global Scholars Scholarships

FGS awards scholarships to U.S. citizens studying abroad, three times annually. Scholarships are valued at $2000. All decisions regarding scholarship awards are those of FGS and are final. If awarded a scholarship, you will have one year from the date of the email notification to provide confirmation of participation and other requested information in order to collect your FGS scholarship check. After one year, the scholarship is forfeited if unclaimed. FGS keeps in touch with our award recipients both while abroad and following the completion of the study abroad program. Our scholars should and do expect to hear from us! Scholarship recipients will be profiled on the FGS website Eligibility Requirements Applicants must meet all of the following criteria: You are a U.S. citizen. You are enrolled in a U.S. college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your U.S. degree being earned. You are enrolled in a U.S. undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree program. You have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0. You have a full, up-to-date transcript that can be provided as a PDF file and explicitly lists the following: 1) the name of the college or university 2) your full name (first and last) 3) your cumulative GPA You are studying abroad in the host country for a minimum of 4 weeks/28 days. Foundation for Global Scholars designates 60% of its scholarship funding to students deemed underrepresented in study abroad, specifically the following: Students with financial need (PELL grant recipients) Students studying at Colorado institutions Ethnically diverse students U.S. military veterans First generation college students See website for spring, fall and winter deadline

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship

Scholarship Details This scholarship focuses on broadening the number of traditionally underrepresented groups in the management and operation ranks of the transportation, travel and tourism industry. You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada You must have attained cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 Scale You must either: a) have a physical or sensory disability (as defined by the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act); or b) be a child of a wounded U.S. or Canadian military veteran; or c) be a veteran of the U.S. or Canadian military The applicant must be a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate student, and must have a declared major or course of study that is relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industries and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA (B Average). Online Application (January - April Only)

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