External Military Scholarships

Many organizations offer scholarships to assist veterans and their families with the cost of college. Explore the links below to learn more.

Military Scholarships

Surviving Spouse or Child

Additional Scholarships, Grants and Loans

Defense Commissary AgencyThere's a scholarship at every commissary just waiting for students to apply.
Army Emergency ReliefIf you're a soldier's spouse or dependent, the Army Emergency Relief has scholarships and grants for you.
Marine Corps Scholarship FoundationIf either or both of your parents are an active, deceased or honorably discharged Marine, the foundation might have you covered.
Navy-Marine Corps Relief SocietySailors, Marines and their family members can apply for scholarships and no-interest loans from the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society.
Navy SEAL FoundationIf you or anyone in your family is a member of the Naval Special Warfare community, you could be eligible for a grant.
Air Force Aid Society Air Force families can get information on tuition assistance and grant programs on their website.
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Coast Guard families get a similar deal: check out the loans and grants Coast Guard Mutual Assistance offers you.
ThanksUSA Scholarship ProgramThanksUSA has awarded more than 3,400 scholarships totaling more than $10 million since 2006. If your spouse or parents are in the military, this is definitely a scholarship worth applying for.
The Folded Flag FoundationThe Folded Flag Foundation offers scholarships and educational support grants to the spouses and children of the United States military and government personnel who died as a result of hostile action or in an accident related to U.S. combat operations.