A military scholarship is great since they not only cover the tuition of members of the military but their families as well. The military is made up of brave men and women who fight on the front lines of battle in service of their country. Scholarships are just one of the many rewards they can get for serving bravely. These scholarships ensure that although they have invested their time in the military they don’t necessarily have to sacrifice their plans for advanced degrees.
Here are few scholarships opportunities for military personals which can help them reduce the tuition for Master’s degree.
1. AFCEA Military Personnel Scholarship
Graduate applicants must currently be enrolled in their second semester and at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per term at an accredited U.S. college or university. A current overall GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale is required.
Funding : Scholarship awards are subject to availability of funding. Scholarship awards are restricted to use for tuition and mandatory educational fees.
for more information: AFCEA
2. AMVETS Military Scholarship
Eligibility : The AMVETS Scholarship may be used for Graduate courses (if successfully completed undergrad courses before scholarship have run out, the remaining monies may be used)
Funding : $4,000
for more information: AMVETS
3. Army Staff Sgt. Special Agent Richard S. Eaton Jr. Military Scholarship
Eligibility: This scholarship is available for active duty military servicemen or veterans who are interested in pursuing scholastic study in fields related to Alliance Building, Counterintelligence, Cultural Understanding, and National Security.
for more information: Army Staff
4. Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Military Scholarship
Eligibility: The grant assists female undergraduate or graduate students who are serving or have served in the U.S. Army a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better is a requirement to become a qualified candidate.
for more information: Army Women’s Legacy
5. Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Grants
Eligibility : Service members who are retired veterans are encouraged to pursue careers in professional counseling by attending any U.S. graduate institution that has been accredited by the (CACREP). A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better is required to become a qualified applicant and must be aspiring counselors committed to serving military personnel.
for more information: Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Grants
6. Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship
Eligibility : The Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships awards up to $5,000 to spouses of all active duty, national guard or reserve, and retired uniformed services members. The funds can be used in attending vocational training and for undergraduate or graduate programs. Military spouses must provide a copy of their marriage certificate, a military verification document, and a signed scholarship agreement form to qualify for the funding,
Funding : $5,000
for more information: Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships
7. Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association Military Scholarship
Eligibility : Deserving male and female students who are working on their professional goals by pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution can get The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association scholarship. Applicants must be the sons, daughters, grandsons, or granddaughters of military members of the FRA or the LA FRA to qualify for this scholarship.
Funding : $5,000
for more information: Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association Scholarships
8. Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Military Scholarship
Eligibility: One of the Army Nurse Corps Association’s major initiatives is the Scholarship Program. Its purpose is the support of nursing education through scholarship funding to worthy students who are US citizens in an accredited baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia program. Below are the eligibility criteria and general information.
Funding : $2,000
for more information: Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Scholarship
9. Friedl Richardson Military Scholarship for Veterans Pursuing a Career in Law
Eligibility : Veterans returning to the workforce by pursuing their dreams of academic and career success are well poised to consider a career in law. Our scholarship program offers a $1,000 scholarship to veterans from any branch of the military who are looking to pursue a career in law. This scholarship may be applied to any institution of your choice to help defray the cost of tuition and/or books. For more information on how you can apply, please visit our Veterans’ Scholarship page.
Funding : $1,000
for more information: Friedl Richardson Scholarship
10. SVA-NBC Universal Military Scholarship
Eligible student veterans must meet the minimum criteria outlined below:
- In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelors, or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution of higher education for the 2016/2017 academic year.
- Must have a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
- Submit a Resume
- Submit proof of military service (DD214)
- Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
- Must be a U.S Citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
Funding : $12,000
for more information: SVA-NBC Universal Scholarship
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