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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: May 1
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

Col V Thomas Considine Scholarship
Sponsor: Siouxland Community Foundation
505 Fifth Street
Suite 412
Sioux City, IA 51101
Eligibility: Applicants must show evidence of work experience and service to their community.

Amount: $500
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.siouxlandcommunityfoundation.org/scholarships-grants/

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 9
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 29
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://ndala.org/

Major Richard L. Ridder Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Central Indiana Community Foundation
615 North Alabama Street
Suite 119
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1498
Eligibility: Applicants must be relatives of or current or former members of the Indiana National Guard who demonstrate financial need or other obstacles in obtaining a degree. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cicf.org

National Guard Association of Arizona Scholarship
Sponsor: National Guard Association of Arizona (NGAAZ)
LTC Michael Warren Memorial Scholarship Committee
5640 East McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Eligibility: Applicants must be either a current enlisted member of the Arizona National Guard, a current officer member of the Arizona National Guard that is also a member of the National Guard Association of Arizona (NGAAZ) or a dependent (spouse or child) of a member of the NGAAZ.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ngaaz.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 9
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michiganlegion.org