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Scholarships

Scholarships available to Veterans and Dependents

Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) Scholarships

The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) offers a variety of $1,000 scholarships to United States active duty service members, veterans, and spouses of service members who are working toward higher education degrees.

VFW Military Scholarships

The VFW Military Scholarship provides annual scholarships for Veterans, Active Duty, Guard, or Reserves.

AMVET National Scholarship Program

AMVETS’ offers scholarship for Veterans (other than dishonorable), Active Duty, Guard, and Reserves; Spouses; and Children/Grandchildren of Veterans, Active duty, Guard, and Reserves who are currently in high school.

Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship Program

The Purple Heart Scholarship Program is an annual scholarship program that awards scholarships to Purple Heart recipients and their spouses, children, and grandchildren each year.

82nd Airborne Division Association Education Fund

The 82nd Airborne Division Association has funds available for former troopers who are within two years of their separation date or dependent children of a Veteran or Active Duty Association LIFE member in good standing. This scholarship is only available to those who are planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

American Legion Scholarship

The American Legion’s Legacy Scholarship provides college scholarship money to children of post 9-11 veterans who died on active duty,or have a combined VA disability rating of 50 percent or greater.

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

The Veterans United Foundation offers scholarships to the surviving spouses or children of a deceased service member or veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or a veteran with 100% service-connected disability.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has a variety of scholarships available to the children (including stepchildren) of Active Duty, Reserve, or Veteran Marines.

Wings over America Foundation Scholarships

Wings over America annually sponsors fifty scholarships for dependent children and spouses of US Navy personnel – officer and enlisted – active duty, retired, honorably discharged or deceased who served within Naval Air Forces. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic merit, community service, extra-curricular activities and character.

Freedom Alliance Scholarship

The Freedom Alliance Scholarship fund is for the children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled in a combat mission or training accident.

For a full list of scholarship opportunities please visit https://www.uiw.edu/finaid/scholarships.html or https://uiwtx.igrad.com/

Contact Financial Aid at finaid@uiwtx.edu or (210) 829-6008