Current Scholarship Openings
Current Scholarships for Military Spouses
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society will begin to accept scholarship applications: http://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarships
The Air Force Aid Society is accepting applications for grants for Air Force spouses: http://www.afas.org/education-grants
The Army Emergency Relief is accepting applications as of January 1, 2014: http://www.aerhq.org/dnn563/Scholarships.aspx
The Corvias Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for spouses & military children of all branches at the following installations: http://corviasfoundation.org/
Fort Meade, Fort Bragg, Fort Polk, Fort Rucker, Fort Riley, Fort Sill, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Edwards Air Force Base, Eglin Air Force Base, Eielson Air Force Base, Hurlburt Field, McConnell Air Force Base, and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
National Military Family Association opens their annual Joanne Patton scholarship: http://www.militaryfamily.org/our-programs/military-spouse-scholarships/
Blue Star Families (for students interested in Masters of Social Work program at USC): http://www.bluestarfam.org/Policy/Blue_Star_Scholarship
Mark Your Calendars!
(February) Pat Tillman Foundation
Spouse Clubs around the Nation will announce their scholarship guidelines. Stay tuned for a complete listing of over 30 club locations.
(April) Thanks USA
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