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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

CAPT Ernest G. "Scotty" Campbell, USN (Ret) and Renee Campbell Scholarship
Sponsor: Navy League Foundation
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S citizens who are current high school seniors and who will be entering an accredited institution of higher learning after graduating. Only dependents or direct descendants of a member of the U.S. Marine Corp, U.S. Navy or U.S.-Flag Merchant Marines or who are active members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corp are eligible to apply. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Financial need must also be demonstrated. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.navyleague.org

Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund
328 Office Square Lane
Suite 101A
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Eligibility: Applicants must be spouses or children of active, retired or reserve Chief, Senior Chief or Master Chief Petty Officers of the U.S. Navy. They must be high school graduates or have earned a GED and plan to attend a college or university to earn an AA, BA or BS degree. Current college students may also apply. Selection criteria include scholastic proficiency, character and all-around ability.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, three letters of recommendation, a copy of your dependents ID card and a personal statement are required.
Website: http://www.cposf.org

CNO Naval History Essay Contest
Sponsor: United States Naval Institute (USNI)
291 Wood Road
Annapolis, MD 21402
Eligibility: Applicants must be active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel or civilians. Students may be professional historians or rising historians. Applicants must write an essay discussing a naval historical topic and how lessons from the past can be applied to today.

Amount: 5000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.usni.org/essay-contests

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/

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: Varies
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/

Naval Intelligence Essay Contest
Sponsor: United States Naval Institute (USNI)
291 Wood Road
Annapolis, MD 21402
Eligibility: Applicants must be active duty military, reservists, veterans, government civilian personnel or civilians. Students must write an essay discussing the history of Naval Intelligence and how lessons from the past can be applied to today.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: July 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.usni.org/essay-contests

Navy Supply Corps Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Navy Supply Corps Foundation Inc.
3651 Mars Hill Road
Suite 200B
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Eligibility: Applicants must be family members of a Navy Supply Corps officer or an enlisted member, active duty, reservist or retired. Awards are based on character, leadership, academic performance and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 13
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.usnscf.com

Past President's Parley Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary
Department of Texas
P.O. Box 140407
Austin, TX 78714
Eligibility: Applicants be be residents of Texas and plan to attend an educational institution in Texas. Students must pursue their education in the field of medicine. Applicants must be the descendants of veterans who served during the Persian Gulf, Panama, Grenada, Vietnam, Korea, WWI or WWII wars. Awards will be based on need, goals, character, citizenship and objective. Applicants must submit a letter stating their objectives and three letters of recommendation, including one letter from a clergyman. Students must also provide a copy of DD214 and transcripts.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.alatexas.org

Subic Bay-Cubi Point Scholarship 2
Sponsor: Navy League Foundation
2300 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S citizens who are current high school seniors and who are entering an accredited institution of higher learning in the fall after graduating. Only dependents or direct descendants of a member of the U.S. Marine Corp, U.S. Navy or U.S.-Flag Merchant Marines or who are active members of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corp are eligible to apply. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Financial need must also be demonstrated. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.navyleague.org

Tailhook Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Tailhook Association
The Tailhook Educational Foundation
9696 Businesspark Avenue
San Diego, CA 92131-1643
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates who are accepted at an undergraduate institution and are the natural or adopted children of current or former Naval Aviators, Naval Flight Officers or Naval Aircrewmen. Applicants may also be individuals or children of individuals who are serving or have served on board a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier in the ship's company or the air wing. Educational and extracurricular achievements, merit and citizenship will be considered.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.tailhook.net/

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