College Scholarships for Children of veterans deceased from service

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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Aug 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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$1,000
Deadline
Aug 31
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away over $100,000 in free college scholarships this year including a $1,000 scholarship every month! Apply now!
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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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American Legion Legacy ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion
700 North Pennsylvania Street
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be the children or adopted children of a parent who was in the U.S. military and died in active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Students must be pursuing or planning to pursue undergraduate study in the U.S.
How to apply
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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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$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.
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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.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Jon C. Ladda Memorial Foundation ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Jon C. Ladda Memorial Foundation
P.O. Box 55
Unionville, CT 06085
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children of United States Naval Academy graduates or Navy members who served in the submarine service. The Navy member or Academy graduate must have died on active duty or have 100 percent disability and be medically retired. Applicants must also be accepted and enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning.
How to apply
Applications are available by mail.
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Kentucky Veterans Tuition Waiver ProgramFull Tuition Waiver
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
Attn.: Tuition Waiver Coordinator
321 W. Main Street
Suite 390
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses or unremarried widows/widowers of Kentucky veterans and must be age 26 or younger. The veteran must have died in active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability, have a service-connected 100 percent disability, or have served during wartime and be totally disabled or have died for any reason.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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New Jersey Bankers Education Foundation ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
New Jersey Bankers Association
411 North Avenue East
Cranford, NJ 07016
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and be pursuing a college degree or technical or vocational training. They must be spouses, children, stepchildren, grandchildren or persons for whom the soldier provided half of their support for the calendar year and have financial need. The applicant must be a permanent resident of New Jersey, or the soldier must have been a permanent resident of or have lived on a military base in New Jersey.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by mail.
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$1,000
Deadline
Aug 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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New Mexico Children of Deceased Veterans ScholarshipsFull tuition plus stipend
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
New Mexico Department of Veterans' Services
P.O. Box 2324
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children between the ages of 16 and 26 whose parent was a veteran who was killed in action or who died of a battle-related injury. The waiver covers tuition at any state funded college or university as well as a $150 per semester stipend to help cover books or fees.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Scholarships for Orphans of VeteransVaries
Deadline
Renewable
No
Offered by
New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
3 Barrell Court
Suite 300
Concord, NH 03301
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be New Hampshire residents between the ages of 16 and 25, enrolled in college at least half-time at a New Hampshire public institution of higher learning and have a parent or parents who died while on active duty or from service-related disability.
How to apply
Applications are available by phone.
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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 Children of Residents Who Died During Service in the Armed ForcesFull 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 South Dakota residents who are under the age of 25. The deceased parent must have been a resident of South Dakota for at least six months before entering the service and must have died while enlisted from any cause.
How to apply
Applications are available from your financial aid office.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSJunior
Description
Open to all high school juniors in the class of 2016.
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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.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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