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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 19
How to apply: Applications are available online.

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.

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.

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, and 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: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.