AMVETS National Scholarship Program

AMVETS National Headquarters

The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to deserving graduating seniors who are child or grandchild of a United States veteran and are pursuing a post-secondary education.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Graduating high school senior
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
  • Citizenship:
    Must be a United States citizen
  • College:
    Full-time study at college or university or an accredited technical/trade school leading to a certification or degree
  • Military:
    Must be the child or grandchild of a United States veteran.
  • Other Benefits:
    Renewable up to 4 years upon maintaining a 2.0-grade point average

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Essay (50-100 words) entitled and addressing the theme of What A Higher Education Means To Me (The essay must be written in the space provided on page 3).
  • Other Materials:
    A copy of the veterans honorable discharge. (Form DD 214); SAT and/or ACT scores; A complete and signed copy of the parent(s)/guardian(s) 1040 tax form; A copy of the applicants Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); Acceptance letter from the accredited school you will attend; Proof of college expenses

Contact Information

  • Phone: (877) 726-8387