College Scholarships for Children of MIA or POW veteran

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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
College Prowler
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
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$10,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Apply to win one of four $10,000 college scholarship with just 5 Simple Words that illustrate what life will be like 10 years after college graduation. Just answer a few short and simple questions to complete the application for a chance to win $10,000 toward your college education.
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$1,000 - $1,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Niche Parent Survey
Description
Love it or hate it, tell us about your child's school! A few survey responses will earn you an entry into our monthly $1,000 Parent Survey Scholarship that can be used to finance your child's education.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and OthersFull Tuition and Fees
Deadline
4 weeks prior to the start of classes
Renewable
No
Offered by
Delaware Higher Education Commission
Carvel State Office Building
5th Floor
820 North French Street
Wilmington, DE 19801-3509
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who have been Delaware residents for at least three years prior to application. They must be the child of an armed forces member who died from a service-related cause, is/was a prisoner of war or has been declared missing in action; a state police officer whose death was service-related; or a Department of Transportation employee who worked on the state highway system whose death was job-related. Applicants must be 16 to 24 years of age. Priority is given to students attending a Delaware public college, followed by students attending Delaware private colleges and those attending out-of-state institutions. Those attending private or out-of-state colleges must pursue majors that are not offered by Delaware public colleges.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form is required.
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Guy M. Wilson Scholarship $500
Deadline
January 13
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion, Department of Michigan
212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A
Lansing, MI 48915
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Michigan who are planning to attend a Michigan college or university and who are the sons or daughters or grandchildren of veterans. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must have demonstrated financial need. Applicants must provide proof of a parent's military service record and an indication of their abilities to fulfill their goals and intentions. They should send scholarship information to their county district committee person.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Cappex
Description
This is an easy scholarship offered every month. There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write! All you have to do is create a Cappex profile. Click ‘apply’ and you may have just made $1,000!
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Mississippi Educational Assistance for MIA/POW DependentsFull Tuition
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Mississippi State Veterans Affairs Board
P.O. Box 5947
Pearl, MS 39288-5947
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be dependents of armed service members from or stationed in Mississippi who have been prisoners of war or missing in action. The scholarship will pay tuition for up to eight semesters at an accredited institution of higher learning.
How to apply
Applications are available from Mississippi Veterans Affairs offices.
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South Carolina Tuition Program for Children of Certain War VeteransFull Tuition Waiver
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
South Carolina Office of Veterans Affairs
VA Regional Office Building, Room 141
1801 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Veterans must have been killed, injured, taken prisoner, pronounced missing in action or awarded the Purple Heart or Congressional Medal of Honor. Students must attend a state-supported college, university or technical school in South Carolina. Applicants must be 25 years old or younger.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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South Dakota Free Tuition for Dependents of Prisoners or Missing in ActionFull Tuition
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children of veterans who were declared POW or MIA. They may receive benefits for up to eight semesters or twelve quarters.
How to apply
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William D. and Jewell Brewer Scholarship $500
Deadline
January 13
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion, Department of Michigan
212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A
Lansing, MI 48915
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be sons, daughters or grandchildren of war-time veterans, residents of Michigan, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to attend a college or university. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic standing and applicants' goals. Applicants must also provide proof of a parent's military service record. They should send scholarship information to the county district committee person.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSJunior
Description
Open to all high school juniors in the class of 2016.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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