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Alabama G.I. Dependents' Scholarship
Sponsor: Alabama GI and Dependents Educational Benefit Act
Alabama State Department of Veterans Affairs
R.S.A. Plaza Building, 770 Washington Avenue, Suite 470
Montgomery, AL 36104
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, stepchildren, spouse or un-remarried widow(er) of a veteran with service-related disabilities rated at 20 percent or more; whose parent/spouse died with such a rating; whose parent/spouse was a POW; whose parent/spouse was declared an MIA or whose parent/spouse died during active military service in the line of duty. The scholarship pays up to five years of full tuition at any Alabama state-supported institution of higher learning including mandatory textbooks. The scholarship also covers 18 months of technical training including mandatory textbooks at any Alabama state-supported technical school.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.va.alabama.gov

California Fee Waiver Program for Children of Veterans
Sponsor: California Department of Veterans Affairs
1227 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, spouses, unmarried surviving spouses or registered domestic partners of veterans who are deceased or totally disabled due to service-related causes. The veteran must have served during a qualifying war period, and the child must be under 27 years of age (30 if the child is a veteran). There is no age limit for spouses or domestic partners. Children of veterans who have a service-connected disability, had one at the time of death or died of service-related causes may qualify if their income is at or below the national poverty level. In this case, there is no age limit.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.calvet.ca.gov

Children of Veterans Tuition Grant
Sponsor: Michigan Student Aid
Student Scholarships and Grants
P.O. Box 30462
Lansing, MI 48909-7962
Eligibility: Applicants must be older than 16 and less than 26 years of age who are the natural or adopted child of a Michigan veteran who died or became totally and permanently disabled as a result of military service. Students must be enrolled at least half-time, be Michigan residents for one year prior to program application, and be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or approved refugees. Applicants must not be in default on a Federal student loan.

Amount: Up to $2,800
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid/

Children/Spouse of Deceased/Disabled Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: Florida Gateway College
Highway 90 East
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
Eligibility: Applicants must be students at Florida Gateway College. Students must be children or spouses of deceased or disabled veterans.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.fgc.edu/admissions-information/tuition-financial-aid/grants-scholarships/

Exemption from Tuition Fees for Dependents of Kentucky Veterans
Sponsor: Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
Attn.: Tuition Waiver Coordinator
321 West Main Street
Suite 390
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility: Applicants must be children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses or unremarried widows or widowers of qualifying Kentucky veterans. The veteran must have died on active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability, be 100 percent disabled from service, be totally disabled with wartime service or be deceased and have served during wartime. Children of veterans must be 26 years of age or younger.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, birth or marriage certificate, veteran's discharge certificate, death certificate or disability award letter and evidence of Kentucky residency are required.
Website: https://veterans.ky.gov/Benefits/Pages/education.aspx

Folds of Honor Higher Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Folds of Honor
5800 N. Patriot Drive
Owasso, OK 74055
Eligibility: Applicants must be spouses or children of U.S. service members who were killed in action, lost a limb, died while on active duty or who has at least a 10 percent combined service-connected evaluation. Students must be currently attending or recently accepted into an accredited degree program or vocation program.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.foldsofhonor.org/resources/scholarships/

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 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michiganlegion.org

Heroes Promise
Sponsor: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education/Heroes Promise
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Oklahoma who are children of any person killed after Jan. 1, 2000, in the line of duty in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces or who died after Jan. 1, 2000, as a result of an injury sustained while in the line of duty in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Students must enroll within the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education prior to the age of 21.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://secure.okcollegestart.org/Financial_Aid_Planning/Scholarships/Military_Scholarships/Heroes_Promise_Scholarship_Program.aspx

Heroes' Legacy Scholarship
Sponsor: Austin Community College District
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752
Eligibility: Students must be the children of Army soldiers either martyred, disabled or receiving total compensation from the Defense Department after 9/11. Applicants must possess a valid (not expired) U.S. Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card (DD Form 1173) or a DOD-dependent ID. Students must have a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 basis) if they are high school applicants and must have 2.5 if they are college applicants.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.austincc.edu/students/scholarships?ref=ddm

Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
AMVETS Department of Illinois
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have been accepted into a nursing program or students who are already attending nursing school in Illinois. They must have financial need and a satisfactory academic record, character and activity record. Dependents of deceased or disabled veterans receive priority.

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

James A. Wells, Sr. Veterans Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaufman & Stigger PLLC
7513 New La Grange Road
Louisville, KY 40222
Eligibility: Applicants must be Kentucky or Indiana residents and U.S. military veterans or spouses or children of a veteran living or deceased. Students must be graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled students at a two- or four-year college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay submission on a provided prompt is required.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: May 17
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.getthetiger.com/scholarship/

John L. Cullor/Humble Heroes Perpetual Scholarship
Sponsor: Indian Hills Community College
525 Grandview Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are veterans or are children or spouses of veterans injured or killed in the line of duty or whose military service have caused financial hardship. Priority will be given to applicants from Appanoose, Davis, Lucas, Monroe, Wapello or Wayne Counties.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.indianhills.edu/payingforcollege/scholarships.php

Jon C. Ladda Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jon C. Ladda Memorial Foundation
P.O. Box 55
Unionville, CT 06085
Eligibility: Applicants must be children of United States Naval Academy graduates or Navy members who served in the submarine service. The Navy member or Academy graduate must have died on active duty or have 100 percent disability and be medically retired. Applicants must also be accepted and enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available by mail.
Website: http://www.jonladda.org

Louisiana Veterans State Aid Program
Sponsor: Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 94095
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095
Eligibility: Applicants must be children or surviving spouses of United States Armed Forces veterans who died or became at least 90 percent disabled in service or from a service-connected disability incurred during wartime. Deceased veterans must have been a Louisiana resident for at least 12 months before entering the service, and disabled veterans must have lived in the state at least 24 months prior to the dependent's admission into the program. Spouses must use the program within 10 years of establishing eligibility, and children must be between 16 and 25 years of age.

Amount: Full tuition and fees
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your Parish Veterans Service Office.
Website: https://www.vetaffairs.la.gov/benefit-category/education/

MIA/POW Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
Attn.: MIA/POW Scholarship Program
833 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62794
Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of veterans who reside in the State of Illinois at the time of entry into Active duty and who meet one of five criteria. Students must provide proof of registration or acceptance letter to college or university. Selection is based on overall strength of application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Year-round
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www2.illinois.gov/veterans/benefits/Pages/education.aspx

Military Dependents Scholarship
Sponsor: Arkansas Department of Higher Education
423 Main Street
Suite 400
Little Rock, AR 72201
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Arkansas and U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens. Students must be the biological, legally adopted child OR spouse of an eligible Arkansas veteran and enrolled in, or be accepted for admission to, an approved Arkansas public or private institution. Applicants must be seeking a bachelor's degree or certificate of completion at any public or private college, university or technical school in Arkansas.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://scholarships.adhe.edu/scholarships-and-programs/a-z/

Military Enhanced Recognition Incentive and Tribute (MERIT) Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Military personnel must have been injured on or after August 2, 1990, and they must have been New York state residents at the time of the injury.

Amount: Up to full tuition plus living expenses
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.hesc.ny.gov

Military Service Recognition Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Division of Veterans' Affairs
2 Empire State Plaza, 17th Floor
Albany, NY 12223
Eligibility: Applicants must be children, spouses or dependents of members of the United States Armed Forces or state organized militia who died or became severely and permanently disabled while engaged in hostilities or training for hostilities any time on or after August 2, 1990 and while a resident of New York.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/military-corner.html

NDVA Waiver of Tuition
Sponsor: Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs
State Service Office
3800 Village Drive
P.O. Box 85816
Lincoln, NE 68501-5816
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children, stepchildren, spouses or widows of veterans who died of a service-connected injury or illness, became totally and permanently disabled as a result of military service or was classified as MIA or POW during armed conflict after August 4th, 1964. They must be Nebraska residents and attend a state college, university or community college.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Prior to the start of any term
How to apply: Applications are available from your County Veterans Service Officer.
Website: https://veterans.nebraska.gov/

North Dakota Dependent Tuition Waiver
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs
4201 38th Street South
Suite 104
Fargo, ND 58104-7535
Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of a North Dakota veteran who was killed in action, died or became disabled because of a service-connected injury, was a prisoner of war or was declared missing in action. Students must enroll in a North Dakota public institution of higher learning and earn their degree or certificate within 45 months or ten semesters.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your financial aid office.
Website: http://www.nd.gov/veterans/benefit-type/education-training

NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans
Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Applicants must have a parent who served in the United States Armed Forces during Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, Vietnam or Korean Conflicts or World War II. The parent must be or have been a resident of New York State and have died or suffered a disability of 40 percent or more as a result of service, been classified as missing in action or been a prisoner of war. Students with a parent who has received the expeditionary medal for participation in operations in Lebanon, Grenada or Panama and students born with spina bifida whose parent is a Vietnam Veteran are also eligible.

Amount: $450
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available by phone.
Website: http://www.hesc.ny.gov

NYS Regents Awards for Children of Deceased and Disabled Veterans
Sponsor: NYS Higher Education Services Corporation
99 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12255
Eligibility: Applicants must be New York residents and must have been living in New York at the time of Armed Forces service. Applicants are eligible for the award if their parent(s) were killed during a period of war or national emergency, if they were reported missing, taken as a Prisoner of War, or suffered 40% disability as a result of service.

Amount: $450
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid.html#horizontalTab2

Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science
375 Dixmyth Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220-2489
Eligibility: Applicants must apply for this scholarship as it provides tuition assistance to the children and spouses of peace officers, firefighters, and certain other safety officers who are killed in the line-of-duty, anywhere in the United States. Students must not be eligible for the Ohio War Orphans scholarship.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.gscollege.edu/tuition-aid/financial-aid-basics/types-of-financial-aid/

Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund
Sponsor: Ohio Board of Regents
State Grants and Scholarships Department
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
Eligibility: Applicants must be spouses or children of peace officers, firefighters or certain other safety officers who died in the line of duty anywhere in the United States. Applicants who are children and spouses of a member of the armed services of the US, who was killed in the line of duty during Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom or a combat zone designated by the President of the United States are also eligible for this this award. The applicant must be an Ohio resident and attend an Ohio college or university. The award covers full tuition and required fees at public institutions and a portion of tuition and fees at private institutions.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from the Ohio Board of Regents State Grants and Scholarships Department.
Website: https://www.ohiohighered.org/sgs

Ohio War Orphan and Severely Disabled Veterans Children Scholarship
Sponsor: Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science
375 Dixmyth Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220-2489
Eligibility: Applicants must apply for this scholarship as it awards tuition assistance to the children of deceased or severely disabled Ohio veterans who served in the armed forces during a period of declared war or conflict.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.gscollege.edu/tuition-aid/financial-aid-basics/types-of-financial-aid/

Ohio War Orphans & Severely Disabled Veterans' Children Scholarship
Sponsor: Ohio Board of Regents
State Grants and Scholarships Department
25 South Front Street
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
Eligibility: Applicants must be children of deceased or severely disabled Ohio war veterans. They must be Ohio residents under the age of 25, have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program at an eligible Ohio institution of higher learning. The award covers all instructional charges and general fees at public institutions and a portion of them at private institutions.

Amount: 84 percent of full tuition
Deadline: May 15
How to apply: Applications are available from the Ohio Board of Regents, high school guidance offices, college financial aid offices and veterans service offices.
Website: https://www.ohiohighered.org/sgs

Past President's Parley Nurses Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of North Dakota
405 W. Maine Avenue, Suite 4A
P.O. Box 5057
West Fargo, ND 58078
Eligibility: Students must be residents of North Dakota and the child or spouse of a veteran. Applicants must also be planning to attend or are already attending a North Dakota School of Nursing.

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ndlegion.org/scholarships/

Scholarship for Children of Disabled, Deceased, Combat and POW/MIA Veterans
Sponsor: North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs
1315 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699
Eligibility: Applicants must be under age 25 and residents of North Carolina, or the natural or adopted child, prior to 15, who was born in and has resided in North Carolina since birth. The qualifying veteran must have been a legal resident of North Carolina at the time of his or her entrance into service. The veteran's qualifying criteria must have occurred during a period of war, or if during peace time, disability or death must have been a result of armed conflict or due to engagement of hazardous service.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applicants should contact the North Carolina Division Of Veteran's Affairs for application information.
Website: http://www.milvets.nc.gov

South Carolina Tuition Program for Children of Certain War Veterans
Sponsor: South Carolina Division of Veterans' Affairs
VA Regional Office
6437 Garners Ferry Road
Suite 1126
Columbia, SC 29209
Eligibility: Veteran must be awarded a VA Disability Rating of 100%, Permanent and Total by US Dept. of Veterans' Affairs (CH 35). If not 100%, P&T, veteran must be one of the following: Purple Heart, Congressional Medal of Honor or Missing in action. A one-year SC residency requirement for both veteran and dependent child. Students must attend a state-supported college, university or technical school in South Carolina. Applicants must be 26 years old or younger.

Amount: Full tuition waiver
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://scdva.sc.gov/

Vocational Technical Scholarship
Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Nebraska
Department Headquarters
P.O. Box 5227
Lincoln, NE 68505
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of the state of Nebraska and must be veterans or veteran connected.

Amount: $400
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nebraskalegionaux.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 4
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.michiganlegion.org