Scholarships for Military Children

posted Jan 5, 2018, 7:37 AM by Polly Camire
Deadline: Received by February 16, 2018. Award: variable, up to $2000.  Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: Must be a dependent, unmarried child under the age of 23, of an active duty/reserve/guard personnel and retired military members, OR survivors of service members who died while on active duty or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military.  Eligibility for this is determined using the DEERS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System) database.  Applicants should ensure that they and their sponsor are currently enrolled in the DEERS database and have a current ID Card.  Applicants must also be enrolled or planning to enroll in the fall of 2018, in a full-time undergraduate program of studies leading to a Bachelor's Degree at an accredited US college or university.  Applicants must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Applicants attending a community college must be enrolled in a program of studies designed to allow them to transfer directly into a four-year program.  Applicants should read more at www.militaryscholar.org and can download an application through that site.  There are also paper copies in the School Counseling office.
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