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Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship

AFCEA War Veterans Scholarship

Merit-based scholarships of $2,500 to active-duty personnel or Veterans. This scholarship is restricted to applicants who are focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. Applicants must hold a 3.0 or greater grade point average (GPA).

American Legion 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% or greater.

American Veterans (AMVETS) Scholarship

Offers scholarships to active duty service members and veterans in the amount of $4,000 a year.

Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship

Applicant must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard.  Awards are based on merit, community service, and letters of recommendation, and can be applied to certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs.

Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship

Member of the U.S. armed forces or enrolled in a ROTC program; an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. armed forces; or a direct descendant of an AFCEA member, or an honorably discharged member of the armed forces, studying a STEM major and maintains a cumulative 2.8 or higher GPA.

Graydon and Myrth Fox Scholarship

Veterans and their families can qualify for a renewable award in the amount of $1,000 to $5,000. The scholarship is offered by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation and requires students to attend an accredited institution and have financial need. Applicants are required to submit verification of honorable service.

Intel-AFCEA Graduate Diversity Scholarship

Awards $3,000 per to full-time college students.  Must be a member of an underrepresented minority (includes female, African American, Latin/Hispanic origin, and/or Native American), currently pursuing a graduate degree (master’s or PhD) with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and either a current member of the armed forces, have prior military experience, or be a Gold Star Family Member majoring in one of the STEM disciplines.

Purple Heart Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is offered by the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) to members who have received a Purple Heart, their spouses and dependents, as well as dependents and spouses of military members who were killed as a result of duty. The application for the Purple Heart Scholarship Fund has a value of $5,000 that can be applied to tuition, fees and other expenses.

Raytheon Patriot Scholarship

Provides two $10,000 scholarships to student Veterans demonstrating a commitment to and passion for their chosen field of study, as well as demonstrated leadership and engagement within their community.  This scholarship is offered exclusively to U.S. Army Veterans.

Tillman Scholars Program

The Pat Tillman Foundation awards an average of $11,000 every year to students based on humility in leadership as well as their dedication to learning and service. This scholarship program is available to Veterans, active duty military and spouses who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program full-time. To apply for this scholarship, students will need to submit the required documents, including essays, prior to the beginning of March each year.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Scholarship

Offers scholarships of up to $5,000. Applications are accepted from January through April for the fall semester and August through November for the spring semester. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have attained a rank of E-5 or less.