College Scholarships for Children of veterans disabled 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.
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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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1st Marine Division Association ScholarshipUp to $1,750
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
1st Marine Division Association Inc.
410 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be dependents of honorably discharged veterans of the 1st Marine Division or units attached to or supporting the Division who are now deceased or totally and permanently disabled for any reason. Applicants must attend an accredited university as full-time undergraduate students.
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California Fee Waiver Program for Children of VeteransFull tuition
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
California Department of Veterans Affairs
1227 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be the children, spouses, unmarried surviving spouses or registered domestic partners of veterans who are deceased or totally disabled due to service-related causes. The veteran must have served during a qualifying war period, and the child must be under 27 years of age (30 if the child is a veteran). There is no age limit for spouses or domestic partners. Children of veterans who have a service-connected disability, had one at the time of death, or died of service-related causes may qualify if their income is at or below the national poverty level. In this case, there is no age limit.
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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.
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Exemption from Tuition Fees for Dependents of Kentucky VeteransFull tuition
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 or widowers of qualifying Kentucky veterans. The veteran must have died on active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability, be 100 percent disabled from service, be totally disabled with wartime service or be deceased and have served during wartime. Children of veterans must be 26 years of age or younger.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, birth or marriage certificate, veteran's discharge certificate, death certificate or disability award letter and evidence of Kentucky residency are 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.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
AMVETS Department of Illinois
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have been accepted into a nursing program or students who are already attending nursing school in Illinois. They must have financial need and a satisfactory academic record, character and activity record. Dependents of deceased or disabled veterans receive priority.
How to apply
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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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$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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Louisiana Veterans State Aid ProgramFull tuition and fees
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs
1885 Wooddale Boulevard
P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children or surviving spouses of United States Armed Forces veterans who died or became at least 90 percent disabled in service or from a service-connected disability incurred during wartime. Deceased veterans must have been a Louisiana resident for at least 12 months before entering the service, and disabled veterans must have lived in the state at least 24 months prior to the dependent's admission into the program. Spouses must use the program within 10 years of establishing eligibility, and children must be between 16 and 25 years of age.
How to apply
Applications are available from your Parish Veterans Service Office.
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Military Service Recognition ScholarshipUp to full tuition plus living expenses
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Military personnel must have been injured on or after August 2, 1990, and they must have been New York state residents at the time of the injury.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Nebraska Veterans' Aid Fund Waiver of TuitionFull Tuition
Deadline
Prior to the start of any term
Renewable
No
Offered by
Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs
State Service Office
5631 S. 48 Street
Lincoln, NE 68516
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be the children, stepchildren, spouses or widows of veterans who died of a service-connected injury or illness, became totally and permanently disabled as a result of military service or was classified as MIA or POW during armed conflict after August 4th, 1964. They must be Nebraska residents and attend a state college, university or community college.
How to apply
Applications are available from your County Veterans Service Officer.
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North Dakota Educational Assistance for Dependents of VeteransTuition
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration
810 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20420
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be dependents of a North Dakota veteran who was killed in action, died or became disabled because of a service-connected injury, was a prisoner of war or was declared missing in action. Students must enroll in a North Dakota public institution of higher learning and earn their degree or certificate within 45 months or ten semesters.
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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Ohio War Orphans Scholarship$5,575-93% of full tuition
Deadline
July 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Ohio Board of Regents
State Grants and Scholarships Department
P.O. Box 182452
Columbus, OH 43218-2452
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children of deceased or severely disabled Ohio war veterans. They must be Ohio residents under the age of 25 and be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at an eligible Ohio institution of higher learning. The award covers all instructional charges and general fees at public institutions and a portion of them at private institutions.
How to apply
Applications are available from the Ohio Board of Regents, high school guidance offices, college financial aid offices and veterans service offices.
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Regents Award for Children of Veterans$450
Deadline
June 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a parent who served in the United States Armed Forces during the Persian Gulf, Vietnam or Korean Conflicts, World War I or II or as a Merchant Seaman during World War II. The parent must be or have been a resident of New York State and have died or suffered a disability of 40 percent or more as a result of service, been classified as missing in action or been a prisoner of war. Students with a parent who has received the expeditionary medal for participation in operations in Lebanon, Grenada or Panama and students born with spina bifida whose parent is a Vietnam Veteran are also eligible.
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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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
HSSenior
Description
Open to all high school seniors in the class of 2015.
How to apply
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