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VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship”

About the VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship”


*** Updated April 26, 2021 ***

Jointly offered by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Sports Clips, the VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” is annually awarded to service members and veterans with financial need. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, be retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve, have completed basic training and follow-on training, be separated with or currently hold a military rank of E-5 or below, and participate in, be accepted to or currently enrolled in a VA-approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Scholarship Amount: Up to $5,000

Eligible Grade Levels: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior

Eligible Majors: There is no major requirement for this scholarship.

Residency Requirement: There is no state residency requirement for this scholarship.

Minimum GPA: There is no minimum GPA requirement for this scholarship.



Deadline: April 30, 2021 (Spring Semester), November 15, 2021 (Fall Semester)

Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.

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