Corvias Foundation: $50,000 scholarship over four years. Open to graduating HS seniors with minimum 3.0 GPA who will attend a four-year institution. Visit the website for further eligibility details.
Scholarships for Military Children: This program was created by the Defense Commissary Agency to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. For eligibility and application information, visit the website. Applications are typically available in December and due in early February.
General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program : $500 - $4000 grants to selected sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired, retired reserve and deceased Air Force members for their undergraduate studies.
Military Officers Association of America: Includes a variety of scholarships and grant programs.
Air Force Sergeants Association: Various scholarships available at the website.
Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund: For dependent child of an active duty service member who was killed or permanently disabled (100% rating) as the result of an operational mission or training accident, or who is currently certified as POW or MIA. The applicant must also be a senior in high school, a high school graduate, or enrolled in an institution of higher learning, including colleges, universities, or vocational schools.
Military.com: This website offers a lot of information for military members and families.
Post-9/11 GI Bill: Post-9/11 GI Bill went into effect August 1, 2011. Education benefits include: certain National Guard members who were mobilized will now be eligible; up to 100% tuition & fee coverage; monthly living/housing stipend; up to $1000 per year for books/supplies; one-time relocation allowance; and the option to transfer benefits to family members.
MilitaryOneSource: Website lists a variety of military student college scholarships and information.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation: For children of US Marine or Navy active duty, reserve, received an honorable discharge/medical discharge, or killed while serving in the Corps. The annual deadline is around March 1.
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation: Providing college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in combat or accidents. Visit the website for the enrollment process.
ROTC Scholarships: ROTC Scholarships can be a great way to pay for college and serve America. ROTC programs are available at over 1,000 colleges and universities. For information about the programs available (Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Reserve/Guard), visit the Military.com website .