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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

Arnold Sobel Endowment Fund Scholarships
Sponsor: Coast Guard Foundation
394 Taugwonk Road
Stonington, CT 06378
Eligibility: Applicants must be dependent children of men or women who are enlisted in the Coast Guard or who are in the Coast Guard Reserve on extended active duty. Children of retired or deceased Coast Guard members are also eligible.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online after January 2.
Website: http://www.coastguardfoundation.org/

Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Coast Guard Foundation
394 Taugwonk Road
Stonington, CT 06378
Eligibility: Applicants must be unmarried dependent children of U.S. Coast Guard members, living, retired or deceased or Coast Guard reservists on extended active duty. They must be high school seniors or full-time undergraduate students in a four-year program or vocational/technical program. They must be under 23 years old.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.coastguardfoundation.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

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