Scholarships for Veterans and Families

Veterans Scholarship

Veterans and their families are an integral and valuable part of the study body at Prescott College. We know that navigating veterans' benefits can be difficult and can leave some fees unpaid, so we are happy to provide scholarship opportunities specific to military veterans and their families. 

These scholarships can help to offset the costs of education and support you on your journey through Prescott College. Review the below scholarships below for more information. 

For questions regarding financial aid for veterans, please visit the financial aid homepage or contact the Veterans Certifying Official. 

Financial Aid

Deborah Kronz
Veterans Certifying Offical
E: veterans@prescott.edu

Scholarship Opportunities

Eligibility:

  • Spouse of active duty and retired soldiers OR surviving spouses of soldiers who died either on active duty or in a retired status in obtaining undergraduate degree.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school.
  • Must be enrolled between 6-18 credits.
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Deadline: Early April Each Year

Amount: Up to $2,200

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Eligibility:

  • Children dependents of Army soldiers (federal active duty, retired, or deceased in active or retired status) in obtaining first undergraduate degree.
  • Under the age of 24 and unmarried.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school.
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours.
  • Maintain a 2.0 GPA.

Deadline: Early April Each Year

Amount: Up to $3,400

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Eligibility:

  • Surviving spouse or surviving child of a deceased service member from a service related death OR a veteran with a 100% service-connected disability.
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate or graduate school.
  • Willing to share personal stories with aspirations.

Deadline: Late-September Each Year

Amount: Up to $50,000

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Eligibility:

  • Member or direct family member of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate or graduate school beginning in the fall.
  • Essay on what serving your country means to you.

Deadline: Mid-December Each Year

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Be on active duty in uniformed military service or be honorably discharged from the U.S. military
  • Been deployed abroad in support of one of the Overseas Contingency Operations (Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, Operation Inherent Resolve, Operation Freedom's Sentinel)
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate school as a sophomore or a junior.
  • Pursuing a credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.0

Deadline: Mid-November Each Year

Amount: Up to $2,500

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Eligibility:

  • Be a military veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or an immediate family member (parents, children) of a U.S. military veteran
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate or graduate school.
  • Be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours

Deadline: Mid-December Each Year

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Eligibility:

  • Be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve, Army National Guard, or child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard
  • Attending or have been accepted to an accredited undergraduate or graduate school.
  • Maintain a GPA of at least 3.0

Deadline: Mid-January Each Year

Amount: Up to $2,500

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Eligibility:

  • Be affiliated with the United States Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard through your own service or that of your spouse, parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent.
  • FRA members in good standing, their spouses, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren are eligible for a wider range of FRA Member Scholarships.
  • U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited college or university

Deadline: Mid-April Each Year

Amount: FRA distributes $100,000 each year

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Eligibility:

  • Be on active duty or a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Have a certification or license to teach in K-12 schools

Deadline: On-Going

Amount: Variable

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Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or member of the National Guard or Reserve
  • Have completed Basic Training and follow-on training (Advanced Individual Training, technical school, etc.)
  • Separated with or currently hold a military rank of E-5 or below
  • Accepted or enrolled in accredited graduate or undergraduate school

Deadline: Late-April and Mid-November annually

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Accepted or enrolled in accredited undergraduate school
  • Be a child dependent of active duty service members
  • Receiving a Federal Pell Grant during the time of application or provide proof that they will be receiving a Pell Grant during the term of their study abroad program or internship
  • In the process of applying to, or accepted for, a study abroad or internship program of at three weeks
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Deadline: Early December, January, and March Yearly

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident at least 16 years of age.
  • Accepted or enrolled in accredited undergraduate school
  • Be a retired, honorably discharged, or active duty service member of the U.S. military or have a family member of such service

Deadline: Late December Yearly

Amount: Up to $5,000

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Eligibility:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Accepted or enrolled in accredited undergraduate or graduate school
  • Be a US servicemember, US military veteran, or a family member of US military personell or veterans
  • Willing to write a 750-word essay discussing how growing up in a military family shaped your life.

Deadline: Late January

Amount: Up to $1,000

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Scholarship Resources

Education brings new opportunities in terms of employment, contributing to people’s overall quality of life. It keeps people on track allowing them to stay aware of the most recent advances in technology and society in general. It motivates people making them pursue new horizons as well as never stop dreaming. Despite numerous benefits it brings, formal education comes at a price. It is often costly and therefore challenging to access. But there are always options, and those who seek for opportunities will find them. Thus, many organizations along with schools provide scholarships for veterans. They introduce special benefits, including significant financial aid, for the United States military in order to thank these men and women for serving their country. Apart from the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the US veterans, as well as their family members, benefit from many other grants aimed at making high-quality education more accessible. We’ve reviewed the most appealing options and prepared a list of relevant veteran scholarships and grants.

 

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