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AMVETS National Scholarships for Entering College Freshman
Sponsor: AMVETS National Headquarters
4647 Forbes Boulevard
Lanham, MD 20706-4380
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or documented extenuating circumstances. They must be United States citizens and children or grandchildren of U.S. veterans. They must show academic potential and financial need.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.amvets.org

Armed Services YMCA Annual Essay Contest
Sponsor: Armed Services YMCA
7405 Alban Station Court
Suite B215
Springfield, VA 22150-2318
Eligibility: Applicants must be K-12 students who are children of active duty or Reserve/Guard military personnel. Entrants up to eighth grade should write an essay of 300 words or less. High school entrants should write an essay of 500 words or less.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.asymca.org

Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA)
Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 458
Lisbon, MD 21765
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a bachelor's or graduate degree program in nursing or nurse anesthesia. They must be in the U.S. Army, planning to enter the U.S. Army or be the parent, spouse or child of a U.S. Army officer. They cannot already be receiving funding from any source that is associated with the U.S. Army. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, endorsement from student's academic dean, official transcript and military service documents (if applicable) are required.
Website: http://e-anca.org

Guy M. Wilson Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Michigan
212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A
Lansing, MI 48915
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Michigan who are planning to attend a Michigan college or university and who are the sons or daughters or grandchildren of veterans. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and must have demonstrated financial need. Applicants must provide proof of a parent's military service record and an indication of their abilities to fulfill their goals and intentions. They should send scholarship information to their county district committee person.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michiganlegion.org

Hanscom Air Force Base Spouses' Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Hanscom Officers' Spouses' Club
75 Grenier Street
Box 8888
Hanscom AFB, MA 01731
Eligibility: Applicants must be children or spouses of retired, deceased or current active duty members of any branch of the military. They must hold a valid military ID card. Children of military members must be high school seniors.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 12
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and copy of military ID are required.
Website: http://www.hanscomsc.org

Hattie Tedrow Memorial Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of North Dakota
405 W. Maine Avenue, Suite 4A
P.O. Box 5057
West Fargo, ND 58078
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, North Dakota residents and U.S. citizens. They must be direct descendants of veterans with honorable service in the U.S. military.

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available by mail. An application form, essay and proof of veteran's military service are required.
Website: http://www.ndlegion.org

Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania
3605 Vartan Way
Suite 204
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Eligibility: Candidates must be residents of Pennsylvania and must be enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program at an institution located in Pennsylvania. They must be active duty military, veterans, military spouses, veterans' spouses or the children of active duty military or veterans. Candidates are nominated for this award by the deans and department heads in the school of nursing at their institutions. Selection of award recipients will be determined by lottery.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Candidates are not required to submit an application for this award. Instead, the dean or department head of the candidate's school must submit a formal nomination to the scholarship committee.
Website: http://www.thenfp.org/scholarships/

William D. and Jewell Brewer Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Michigan
212 N. Verlinden Avenue, Ste. A
Lansing, MI 48915
Eligibility: Applicants must be sons, daughters or grandchildren of war-time veterans, residents of Michigan, have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to attend a college or university. Scholarships are based on financial need, academic standing and applicants' goals. Applicants must also provide proof of a parent's military service record. They should send scholarship information to the county district committee person.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michiganlegion.org