Many organizations provide financial aid and scholarships for veterans like you looking to continue their education. Explore the list below for scholarships and grants fro veterans, active military personnel, and family members of veterans:
|Name of Scholarship||Amount||Description|
|American Legion||$3000||Financial assistance for pursuing an undergraduate degree.|
|Amvets: Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship (PDF)||$4000 over 4 years||Veterans who are seeking new skills to compete in the job market.|
|Amvets National Scholarship Program (PDF)||See Link||Veterans who have exhausted their financial aid or do not have the financial means to continue their education.|
|Amvets Scholarships||See Link||Awarded to veterans, sons, daughters and grandchildren of veterans as well as of deceased veterans.|
|Cleveland Cavaliers Scholarship Program||See Link||Awarded to military service members who intend to pursue additional education.|
|Daniel Drevnick Scholarship||See Link||Assistance for veterans who are transitioning from military to civilian law enforcement.|
|Fallen Patriots||See Link||Scholarships for children of deceased veterans.|
|Hammer Family Scholarship||See Link||Scholarships for veterans studying math, statistics, chemistry, physics, or engineering.|
|H&P Veterans Helping Veterans Scholarship||$1000||Scholarship for veterans who want to use their education to help fellow veterans.|
|Horatio Alger Military Veterans scholarship||See Link||Veterans who served under Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan or Operation Iraqi Freedom.|
|Marines' Memorial Tribute Scholarship||See Link||Scholarships for any military personnel who have transitioned from Active Duty to reserve or civilian status in past 3 years.|
|Military order of the Purple Heart Scholarship||See Link||Awarded to recipient of a purple heart, direct descendent of a veteran who received a purple heart.|
|Society of sponsors of the U.S. Navy Centennial Scholarship Program||$3000/yr||Assistance in pursuing academic goals.|
|NBCC Foundation||See Link||Assistance in veterans who are pursuing careers in counseling military personnel.
Can be used for KSU masters in School Guidance and Clinical Mental Health Counseling.
|Ohio War Orphans Scholarship||Up to 100% of In-State Tuition||The Ohio War Orphans Scholarship awards tuition to the children of deceased or severely disabled Ohio veterans.
July 1st Deadline.
|Pat Tillman Foundation||See Link||Assistance to veterans who are pursuing further education.|
|Student Veterans of America Scholarships||See Link||SVA offers a variety of scholarships to for veterans and servicemembers of various backgrounds each year.
Deadlines and award totals vary by year.
|The Army Women’s Foundation (AWF) Legacy Scholarship||$1000-$2500||Assistance to Army women and their children in achieving their goals and aspirations.|
|Troops to Teachers||Up to $5000||Provides financial assistance, counseling, and employment referrals for future teachers.|
|Veterans United Scholarship Program||Bi- annual/$2000||Committed to enhancing the lives of veterans and military families nationwide.|
|VFW Military Scholarship||$3000 per scholarship||25 $3,000 dollar scholarships annually to VFW members who are currently serving or who have been discharged within the 36 months before the December 31 deadline.|
- The free Military.com Scholarship Finder can help you locate scholarships that best fit your needs.
- The Ohio National Guard Scholarship provides tuition assistance (75 - 100%) to qualified members of the Ohio National Guard.
We also have a variety of publications regarding Portage County services, health information, and academic/career information in our office. Please connect with the Center for Adult and Veteran Services to find out more information!