Scholarships for Children of Veterans

If one or both of your parents are currently serving or have served in the United States military, you may be eligible for a scholarship. Some of these scholarships for the children of veterans are available to students who have had a parent serve in any branch of the military. Others are reserved for students with a parent who has served in a specific branch, such as the Army or Marines. Organizations that offer these scholarships include the Military Commanders’ Scholarship Fund, the American Veterans National Scholarship Program, the Heart of a Marine Foundation, the Air Force Aid Society and many others. In order to apply, students may need to maintain a minimum GPA or have financial need. Additionally, students may be required to submit an essay, demonstrate leadership qualities or provide letters of recommendation. If you’re the child of a veteran, continue reading below to learn more about scholarships that you may be eligible for.

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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • December-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
Legionnaire Insurance Trust Scholarships American Legion - Department of Minnesota
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Veteran|Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|Vocational School|Minnesota University or College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Citizenship|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • May-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Maine|Vocational/Technical|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
Department Scholarship American Legion Auxiliary - Florida
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  • 1,000 - 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Community College|College|Vocational School|Technical School| in |Florida|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 4,334 - 6,844
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Veteran|Child of Veteran|Spouse of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Maryland|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|College|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
ALA Department of Texas Scholarship Texas American Legion Auxiliary
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1,000
  • 6 awards
  • Apr-15-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Accredited Technical School|accredited Trade School|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Jan-11-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship - Oregon American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Oregon
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  • 2,500 - 3,500
  • 15 awards
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Military: |Descendant of American Legion Member|Child of Veteran|Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|Descendant of Desert Shield/Storm Gulf War/War on Terrorism Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Organization: Associated with the |The American Legion|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
Educational Opportunities for Children (10-18 Yrs) Governor's Office of the State of Illinois
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Child of World War II Veteran|Child of World War I Veteran|Child of Korean and Vietnam conflicts Veterans|Child of Gulf War Veterans|Operation Enduring Freedom|Operation Iraqi Freedom|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Ages 10-18|
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
Florence Lemcke Fine Arts American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Washington
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • Major: Study |Music|Architecture|Literature|Fine Arts|Dance|Drama|Photography|Drawing|Painting|Sculpture|Poetry|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|High School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|High School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
Erman W. Taylor Scholarship American Legion - Missouri
key information
  • 750
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Missouri|
  • Major: Study |Education|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
Marguerite McAlpin Nursing American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Washington
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
M.D. Jack Murphy Scholarship American Legion - Missouri
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Missouri|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Accredited Vocational|
  • Extracurricular: |Community Service|
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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