KASF Scholarship for Descendants of American Korean War Veterans

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) – Eastern Regional Chapter (ERC) is pleased to announce a new scholarship program in honor and recognition of 1.6 million American Veterans who served in the Korean War during the Korean War era (June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955). These men and women answered the call to fight for a country and people they never knew and never met. More than 54,000 Americans died and 103,000 were wounded.

To express our gratitude to these Veterans for their sacrifices, KASF-ERC will offer their descendants an opportunity to apply for a scholarship. KASF-ERC scholarship program will recognize outstanding students who have demonstrated outstanding talents and potential for success. Awardees will receive a check of $2,000 scholarships from KASF and be able to attend the KASF-ERC Award Ceremony & Banquet in Washington, D.C.

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements, the applicant should be:

  1. Direct descendants of a Korean-War Veteran who served in Korea from June 25, 1950 – January 31, 1955 (Korean War Era, as designated by the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
  2. Enrolled as a full-time student during the 2016-17 academic year
  3. Attend a school located in the KASF Eastern Region: DC, DE, IN, KY, MD, NC, PA, VA, & WV

Visit http://www.kasf.org/eastern for more information and the application form.

Deadline: July 8, 2017

Navy SEAL Foundation Scholarships

Overview

UDT-SEAL Scholarships will be awarded based on merit and academic potential. Merit shall be based on grade point average, SAT scores, class ranking, extracurricular activities, volunteer community involvement, leadership positions held, military service record, and employment as appropriate. Multiple scholarships of various dollar amounts are awarded annually. The UDT-SEAL Association shall award scholarships without regard to race, color, sex, religion, or national origin.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be under the age of 30.
  • Applicant must be a Dependent child of a UDT-SEAL Association member who have served in or are currently serving in the Naval Special Warfare community..
  • Applicant must be seeking a Post Graduate degree.
  • Applicant must be a graduate student.

 

Deadline: February 12, 2017

Website: https://www.navysealfoundation.org/what-we-do/educational-opportunities/#1471371189919-2e69ad32-8dda

Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Scholarship

Deadline: June

Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to offer assistance to Paralyzed Veterans’ members, and members of their immediate families, through Paralyzed Veterans’ Educational Scholarship Program. The program will provide a $1,000 scholarship to each qualified individual, up to approximately $10,000 in total scholarship funding.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be either a Paralyzed Veterans’ member, the spouse of a member, or an unmarried child (under 24 years of age) who is dependent (as defined by the IRS) on the member for principal support.
  • Must be a citizen of the Unites States.
  • Must be accepted and enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Please Note: Previous award recipients may apply.

For more information regarding the PVA Educational Scholarship Program, contact members@pva.org.

Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

In spring 2018, Veterans United Foundation will award up to three (3) scholarships to eligible recipients. Each award is for up to $20,000 and is nonrenewable.

Timeline: APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE STARTING ON MARCH    2018!

  • Application period starts on March    , 2018
  • Due to a high volume in applications, Veterans United Foundation will accept a limited number of application submissions this semester. Once that number has been met, the application link will be closed and no more applications will be accepted.                            (If the application count does not reach the maximum number of submissions allowed by Veterans United Foundation, the application link will close on Friday, April 1, 2018, at 5 p.m. CST.)

To be eligible for this scholarship award, applicants must be:

  • A surviving spouse or child of a deceased Veteran of the U.S. Military
  • Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university by the fall semester of 2018
  • Pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s, graduate, post-graduate or doctoral degree
  • Comfortable with sharing personal stories and aspirations with Veterans United Foundation
  • Willing and able to provide the following within 1-2 days of requests made by staff of Veterans United Foundation:
  1. Deceased parent or spouse’s military documents (DD214 and death certificate / or DD1300)
  2. Full FAFSA submission
  • Willing and able to provide Veterans United Foundation with receipts or invoices related to eligible educational costs as they are incurred in order to receive payment. Eligible costs include tuition, books, fees, school materials and some aspects of room and board as determined by Veterans United Foundation. Payments may be made directly to the school or reimbursed to the award recipient.

 Awards will be given based on the following criteria:

  • A 2-3 page typed essay telling your story, how losing your spouse or parent has affected you, explaining who you are, where your life has taken you and what you hope to pursue through your college education and beyond
  • Financial need, as determined by the Veterans United Foundation awards team and based on full FAFSA submission
  • Community, church, sports, or school involvement or achievements
  • Any additional information you would like to have considered (may include photos, drawings, poems, additional writings, etc.)

WEBSITE: https://www.enhancelives.com/scholarships

AMVETS National Scholarship

AMVETS National Scholarship Program for Veterans
$4,000 total ($1,000 per year) — it is a need-based scholarship program and you will have to provide financial information.
Deadline: May 1, 2017
Eligibility Requirements:
1. Must be a United States veteran.
2. Must be a United States citizen.
3. Must demonstrate financial need.
4. Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected

Website and Application: http://www.amvets.org/amvets-in-action/scholarships/

http://www.amvets.org/pdfs/programs_pdfs/scholarship_application_veteran.pdf

*What are the eligibility requirements for the AMVETS National Scholarships?
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must provide evidence of active duty status or veteran status having served honorably
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment to an eligible program
  • Must not be in default on a federal student loan
  • Must not be convicted under state or federal law for sale of or possession of illegal drugs
  • Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected

Questions?

  • Call 877.726.8387 and ask for the Programs Department ext. 4031

NAVY Financial Assistance Program (FAP)

NAVY Financial Assistance Program (FAP)

Benefits:
*Receive a $45,000 annual grant while in residency or fellowship training
*Receive a monthly stipend of $2,178.90

Eligibility Requirements:
*Citizenship: Must be a US Citizen
*Age: Complete training by age 42
*Education: Must be a full categorical match into residency or fellowship training program or currently attending
-Medical: Graduate of a medical school in the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the American Medical Association; or Graduate of a college of osteopathy with a degree of Doctor of Osteopathy
-Dental: Graduate of a dental school accredited by the American Dental Association

Service Obligation:
Year for year, PLUS ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR for every year while in the program. Minimum three years. Ex: 3 years in this program will incur a 4 year active duty obligation.

How to apply: Contact your local recruiter or call our office and we can put you in touch.