Check out these great military-related scholarships and grants with May application deadlines. This is part of a larger project, the Big List of Military Scholarships, where’ll you find links to other months and also tips and tricks for making the most of your scholarship search.
As with any other scholarship resource, verify eligibility, requirements and deadlines. We make every effort to ensure these listings are up-to-date, but we can’t guarantee it!
American Logistics Association Hampton Roads Chapter
Deadline: 1 May 2022
Description: Provides scholarships to students who are the children of active duty, inactive/active-duty reserves or retired military personnel (to grade Captain/Colonel equivalent), resale personnel (NEXCOM, DECA, Coast Guard, AAFES, Marine Corps) or ALA members who reside in the Hampton Roads Area.
37th Infantry Division Veteran’s Association
Deadline: 2 May 2022
Description: Provides funds from investments that will be used to assist veterans and descendants of veterans of the 37th Infantry Division (37th ID) in obtaining post-high school and advanced education. The 37th ID was a branch of the US Army and Ohio National Guard.
Enlisted Association of the National Guard
Deadline: 1 April 2022
Description: There are two types of scholarships available: the CSM Virgil R. Williams and the Patriot Scholarships are paid by EANGUS directly to the school the selectee is attending; and scholarships are presented by specific universities that EANGUS has partnered with.
Amount: $2,000 for CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarships, unspecified for school-specific scholarships
FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship
Deadline: 2 May 2022
Description: Current spouses or surviving spouses of a Uniformed Service member; Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Sercie and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This includes active duty, National Guard and Reserve, and retirees. You are NOT eligible if you are a current paid federal employee, an active duty or reserve member of the Armed Forces, the holder of an active securities license, National Military Family Association staff, volunteers, or representatives, already enrolled in any AFCPE® certification program, or if you have previously accepted the fellowship but did not complete the program.
Amount: study materials, webinars, and testing fees for the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC) designation
PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health
Deadline: 13 May 2022
Description: Matriculated students for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States who are:
Biological, step, or adopted child or grandchild of a member of the Commissioned Officers Association (COA) of the USPHS
Spouse of a member of COA
The essay prompt asks about how the student’s career goals relate to public health, so I guess that’s an element, too.
Jewish War Veterans of the USA National Youth Achievement Scholarships
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Description: There are three grants available for 2020: Clifford Lee Kristal Education Grant, Bernard Rotberg Memorial Grant, and Edith, Louis and Max S. Millen Memorial Athletic Grant.
Amount: $1,250, $1,000, and $1,000 (respectively)
Columbia Southern Educational Group Air Force Scholarship
Deadline: 27 May 2022
Description: CSEG is proud to support the Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA) Gives Back program through the Family Focused Scholarship. The Family Focused Scholarship is open to all Air Force Sergeants Association members in the family member (FM) category. Applicants must demonstrate how receiving the scholarship would add to their lives and how the scholarship would help them meet their educational goals.
Amount: $25,200 in one online degree program
Anthony Castelli Attorney’s Veteran’s College Scholarship
Deadline: 30 May 2022
Description: An annual scholarship awarded to a current military veteran or honorably discharged veteran or parent, sibling, child or grandchild of a current or honorably discharged veteran.
National Ranger Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: I can’t find the deadline on this year’s application. Last year it was 31 May.
Description: The National Ranger Memorial Foundation annually awards collegiate scholarships to qualified Rangers of all eras and their dependents.
Hope for the Warriors Military Spouse and Caregiver’s Scholarship
Deadline: Another scholarship where I can’t find a due date, but last year was 31 May.
Description: The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards post-9/11 spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial well being of their families.
Society of the 1st Infantry Division
Deadline: 1 June 2022
Description: The Foundation provides two types of scholarship assistance: DePuy Scholarships for children of soldiers killed in combat or training accidents while serving in a unit assigned or attached to the 1st Infantry Division (more information on page below), and competitive Huebner Scholarships for children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of former members of the Division as well as children of active-duty 1st Infantry Division soldiers.
Amount: $10,000 payable to the school in four annual installments of not more than $2,500 per year (for Huebner Scholarships)
If you have information about more scholarships, please email them to me at Kate at KateHorrell.com, with the word “scholarship” in the subject line. Together, we can find them all! And please, please let me know if you awarded any of these…that’s what makes this all worth it 🙂
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