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Scholarship Opportunities

Pat Tillman Foundation

Offers Military Scholarships for veterans, active duty, and spouses

 Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship

Provides assistance for all children of active duty service members that died in the line of duty, on or after September 11, 2001.  Children are still eligible if they are over 23 or married.

Army Emergency Relief

Provides scholarships for spouses and/ or dependent children of active duty Army personnel.

 American Liberty Scholarship

 For all levels of academic pursuit, BA, BS, MS, PhD

Freedom Alliance Fund

For children of veterans that have been disabled or killed in combat 

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Provides loans and scholarships for Marine Corps and Navy personnel and families.  All applicants must have a 2.0 GPA

Royal Neighbors of America

Scholarship awards of up to $5000 for men and women veterans that aren't the traditional age for entering college, age ranges from 21 and up. 

Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation

Provides scholarships for veterans that are working a minimum of 20 hours a week.

Smith College School for Social Work

Provides full tuition MSW scholarship for a 27 month program at $50,000.

Santa Monica College Scholarship Opportunities

Various opportunities for Santa Monica College students 

Special Operations Warriors Foundation Scholarships

Provides college scholarships and grants for special operations personnel with financial need

Student Veterans of America Scholarship Program

Scholarships for student veterans that have demonstrated academic excellence

Fund for Veterans' Education Scholarship

 Provides scholarships and financial assistance for all branches of the military, and have had spent at least 60 days in a combat zone after September 11th, 2001

VA Mortgage Center Scholarship

 Provides scholarships up to $1500 for active duty, veterans, and their families in conjunction with the Military Education Scholarship Program

VFW Military Scholarships

Various awards for military veterans