Available Scholarships for 2019

The Army Emergency Relief (AER) Spouse Education Assistance Program

Established to assist Spouses of Army Soldiers in obtaining their undergraduate degree. Applicants must apply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years of full-time study or eight academic years of part-time study if they meet the eligibility criteria explained below.

The award amounts vary each year based on the number of applicants, total approved scholarship budget, the applicant's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) reported on the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA, and the average Cost of Attendance to attend a college or university in the United States as provided by the College Board. For the 2018-2019 academic year, the Spouse awards range from $500 to $2,200.

There is not a deadline to apply for a Spouse scholarship.

Applications may be submitted at any time and will be processed within two weeks of the submission date. Notices will be emailed to all applicants after the application has been reviewed. 


Tillman Scholars Fellowship Program

The Tillman Scholar Program unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The fellowship supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities so they are empowered to make an impact in the fields of medicine, law, business, policy, technology, education, and the arts. The scholarship assists with academic expenses and can be used for tuition and fees, living expenses, and books. Tillman Scholars can expect an average award of $10,000.

The next application cycle will open in February 2019.


Wings Over America Scholarship Programs

The Wings Over America Scholarship Foundation is sponsoring over 50 scholarships to further the post-secondary education of Navy dependents from the Aviation community. Most scholarships are $3,800 and some are renewable. Scholarships can only be used for tuition charged by the college. This is for undergraduate work only and Reserve Officer Candidate Programs (full scholarship students including service academies) or any other full scholarship recipients are not eligible.

February 1st: Deadline for Pre-Qualification Submission


Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Education Assistance

The Society's Education Assistance Program offers interest-free loans and grants for undergraduate/post-secondary education at an accredited 2- or 4-year education, technical or vocational institution in the United States. This financial assistance is available for children of active duty, retired or deceased Sailors and Marines; and for spouses of active duty and retired Sailors and Marines.

Application and ALL supporting documentation must be postmarked no later than May 1, 2019