College Scholarships for Children of veterans deceased from service

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  • 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.
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6-8 weeks prior to the start of classes
Amount
Full tuition and fees
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  • 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.
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January 13
Amount
$500
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    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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March 15
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  • 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.
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Full tuition waiver
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  • 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, have served during wartime and be totally disabled or have died for any reason.
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  • 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.
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Full tuition plus stipend
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    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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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Deadline
January 13
Amount
$500
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    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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