Scholarships and Loans for Military Children

Keys to successfully getting a scholarship:

  1. Read all the eligibility requirements
  2. Collect all the required documentation
  3. Request letters of recommendation, especially from school counselors, way ahead of due dates
  4. Do all the required paperwork
  5. Deadlines are REALLY important!

Military Academies

Military academies are highly competitive and generally require nominations from US Senators or Representative. In addition, there may be appointments to the service academy of their choice for otherwise qualified students who are the sons or daughters of Medal of Honor recipients, deceased or disabled veterans, or active or retired members of the US Armed Forces.

Misc. Military Scholarships

Other Ways to Apply

Commander William S. Stuhr Scholarship Fund
Send email to: [email protected]
Marine Corps Tankers Association, Inc.
MCTA Scholarship Chairman, 1112 Alpine
Heights Rd, Alpine, CA 91901-2814
Alaska Sea Services Scholarship (focus on Alaska)
Alaska Sea Services Scholarship Fund
c/o U.S. Navy League Council 55-151
2300 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

There are many, many more scholarships offered through specific colleges, for specific declared majors, and for other special groups. Keep researching! There's money out there!