Active Duty


  • Women Marines Association Scholarship Program

    Amount: $1,500-$5,000. About: The Women Marines Association annually awards a range of scholarships to eligible students. Applicants need to be sponsored by a Women Marines Association member. They must have served or be serving in the Marine Corps or Reserve, be a direct descendant, sibling or descendant of a sibling of a member of the…


  • VFW Voice of Democracy Program

    Amount: $30,000. About: Each year, the Veteran of Foreign Wars (VFW) runs its Voice of Democracy Program, which gives high school students the opportunity to compete for scholarship money by recording democratic and patriotic-themed audio essays. The contest is open to students in grades 9-12 enrolled in public, private, parochial school, or home study program…


  • Purple Heart Scholarship Fund

    Amount: $1,000-$5,000. About: Each year, the Purple Heart Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to college-bound soldiers who’ve been awarded the Purple Heart. Applicants must be high school graduates or have successfully completed a GED program, be accepted to or enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at an accredited college, university, or trade school at the time the…


  • NMCRS Education Assistance Program

    Amount: $300-$3,000. About: Offered by the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS), the NMCRS Education Assistance Program provides need-based scholarships of $300 to $3,000 and interest-free loans (up to $4,000) to eligible Navy and Marine Corps families to help them in their pursuit of a post-secondary education. Applicants must be either (a) children of active duty,…


  • NBCC Foundation Military Scholarship

    Amount: $8,000. About: The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation’s Military Scholarship is annually awarded to honorable veterans or active-duty U.S. military service members and their spouses who are pursuing master’s degrees in counseling. Applicants must be be enrolled full-time in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program, demonstrate knowledge of and experience with military personnel…


  • Scholarships for Military Children

    Amount: $2,000. About: The Scholarships for Military Children program annually provides hundreds of scholarships for the children of active and retired soldiers. Applicants must the dependents of active duty, reserve, retired, or deceased members of the military and possess a U.S. Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card. Additionally, applicants must be enrolled or plan to…