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American Legion Legacy Scholarships
Sponsor: American Legion
700 North Pennsylvania Street
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Eligibility: Applicants must be the children or adopted children of a parent who was in the U.S. military and died in active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Students must be high school seniors or high school graduates pursuing or planning to pursue undergraduate study in the U.S.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.legion.org

Delaware Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others
Sponsor: Department of Education - School Supports
The Townsend Building
401 Federal Street
Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901-3639
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens who have been Delaware residents for at least three years prior to application. They must be the child of an armed forces member who died from a service-related cause, is/was a prisoner of war or has been declared missing in action; a state police officer whose death was service-related or a Department of Transportation employee who worked on the state highway system whose death was job-related. Applicants must be 16 to 24 years of age. Priority is given to students attending a Delaware public college, followed by students attending Delaware private colleges and those attending out-of-state institutions. Those attending private or out-of-state colleges must pursue majors that are not offered by Delaware public colleges.

Amount: Full tuition and fees
Deadline: 6-8 weeks prior to the start of classes
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.
Website: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/domain/226

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

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

Kentucky Veterans Tuition Waiver Program
Sponsor: Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
Attn.: Tuition Waiver Coordinator
321 West Main Street
Suite 390
Louisville, KY 40202
Eligibility: Applicants must be Kentucky residents and be children, stepchildren, adopted children, spouses or unremarried widows/widowers of Kentucky veterans and must be age 26 or younger. The veteran must have died in active duty or as a result of a service-connected disability, have a service-connected 100 percent disability, have served during wartime and be totally disabled or have died for any reason.

Amount: Full tuition waiver
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://veterans.ky.gov

New Jersey Bankers Education Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: New Jersey Bankers Association
411 North Avenue East
Cranford, NJ 07016
Eligibility: Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and be pursuing a college degree or technical or vocational training. They must be spouses, children, stepchildren, grandchildren or persons for whom the soldier provided half of their support for the calendar year and have financial need. The applicant must be a permanent resident of New Jersey, or the soldier must have been a permanent resident of or have lived on a military base in New Jersey.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.
Website: http://www.njbankers.com

New Mexico Children of Deceased Veterans Scholarships
Sponsor: New Mexico Department of Veterans' Services
P.O. Box 2324
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Eligibility: Applicants must be children between the ages of 16 and 26 whose parent was a veteran who was killed in action or who died of a battle-related injury. The waiver covers tuition at any state funded college or university as well as a $150 per semester stipend to help cover books or fees.

Amount: Full tuition plus stipend
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dvs.state.nm.us

Regents Award for Child of Veteran (CV)
Sponsor: NYS Education Department, Bureau of HEOP/VATEA/Scholarships
Education Building Addition
Room 1071
Albany, NY 12234
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: http://www.hesc.com

Retraining Grant
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
201 West Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7843
Madison, WI 53707-7843
Eligibility: Applicants who are unemployed must be within one year of being discharged or laid off from employment that lasted six consecutive months or more. Applicants who are underemployed must have had a reduction of income in the last year and an income below the federal poverty level.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://dva.state.wi.us/Pages/Home.aspx

Scholarships for Orphans of Veterans
Sponsor: New Hampshire Department of Education
Division of Higher Education – Higher Education Commission
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3494
Eligibility: Applicants must be New Hampshire residents between the ages of 16 and 25, enrolled in college at least half-time at a New Hampshire public institution of higher learning and have a parent or parents who died while on active duty or from service-related disability.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 1
How to apply: Applications are available by phone.
Website: http://www.education.nh.gov/highered/

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: Veterans must have been killed, injured, taken prisoner, pronounced missing in action or awarded the Purple Heart or Congressional Medal of Honor. 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: http://va.sc.gov/

South Dakota Reduced Tuition - Children of Deceased Servicemen/women
Sponsor: South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Ave, Suite 200
Pierre, SD 57501-2545
Eligibility: Applicants must be South Dakota residents who are under the age of 25. The deceased parent must have been a resident of South Dakota for at least six months before entering the service and must have died while enlisted from any cause.

Amount: Full tuition
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your financial aid office.
Website: http://www.sdbor.edu

VA Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: VA Mortgage Center
2101 Chapel Plaza Court
Suite 107
Columbia, MO 65203
Eligibility: Students must be a surviving spouse or child of a deceased veteran from the U.S. military, be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university by the spring semester of the following school year. Students must also be comfortable sharing personal stories and aspirations with the Veteran's United Foundation and willing and able to provide requested documentation in a timely manner.

Amount: $20,000
Deadline: October 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.vamortgagecenter.com

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

War Orphans Educational Assistance
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs
7105 NW 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA 50131
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Iowa. Students must also attend an institution of higher education within the state of Iowa.

Amount: $3,000-$11,844
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://va.iowa.gov

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