There are variety of scholarships available to military children for their higher studies. Many organizations and universities offer scholarships and various financial aids for army officers’ students. All countries and their government have special assistance; policies and benefits aimed at making the life easier, better and create strong foundation not only for the servicemen but also their children and families.Students can apply for these recent available scholarships to pursue their study programme.
Military Children Program
The 2015 program is open! Submit your application to your commissary no later than February 13, 2015. A minimum of one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded at every commissary location where qualified applications are received. More than one scholarship per commissary may be available based on response and funding. The scholarship provides for payment of tuition, books, lab fees and other related expenses.
Iowa War Orphans Educational Aid
Financial assistance for war orphan is the child of a man or woman who died in service or as a result of such service before September 11, 2001. War orphans educational assistance will not exceed $600 per person per year. There is a lifetime maximum of $3,000 per person. A war orphan shall have lived in the state of Iowa for at least two years immediately preceding the filing of an application and may attend any educational or training institution of college grade or any business or vocational training school with standards approved by the department within the state of Iowa.
Hazlewood Act State of Texas benefit
Financial assistance provides to qualified Veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fee charges, at public institutions of higher education in Texas. This does not include living expenses, books, or supply fees. Applicants must meet the GPA and excessive hour requirement of the institution’s satisfactory academic progress policy in a degree or certificate program as determined by the institution’s financial aid policy.
Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship
VAeducationalbenefits have been expanded under Section 701of this Act.Specifically, this sectionextends the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David FryScholarship to surviving spouses of military personnel who die in the line of duty afterSeptember 10, 2001. Eligible spouses will be entitled toup to36 months of the full, 100% level, of the Post-9/11 GIBill. This includesthe tuition andfee payment, a monthly housing allowance,and a books and supplies stipend. Prior to thisAct, only children of those who died in the line of dutywere eligible for this benefit.
GI Bill & Marine Gunnery Sgt. John David Fry Scholarship
Effective August 1, 2010, the federal government will begin to fund college scholarships for the children of service memberswho die in the line of duty while serving on active duty as a member of theArmed Forces. Eligible children attending school may receive up to the highest public, in-state undergraduate tuition and fees, plus a monthly living stipend and book allowance. Students may receive up to 36 months of benefits.
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