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Scholarships for Military Children Program

Scholarships for Military Children Program

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High School Seniors & College Students

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About This Scholarship

If your parents are serving or have retired from the military, and you’re a current or potential college student, you might consider applying for the Scholarships for Military Children Program. The program is available to students attending two- or four-year colleges and universities, and it’s designed to help support the families of military and veteran service members by providing financial assistance for their children’s education. The program is administered by the Fisher House Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Maryland that focuses on building homes for military families in need. Each year, the program awards $2,000 in scholarships to 500 students either attending college or planning to enroll shortly.

Eligibility Criteria For Scholarships for Military Children Program

  • Enrollment in a two- or four-year college or university: The program is open to students currently enrolled in or planning to attend a two- or four-year college or university.
  • Parental Military Service: One or both of your parents must have served or been serving in the United States military, including the National Guard and Reserve components.
  • Age Limit: You must be under 23 at the application deadline.
  • Academic Achievement: You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Financial Need: You must demonstrate financial need by providing documentation of your expected family contribution (EFC) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Scholarship Award Details: The Scholarships for Military Children Program awards $2,000 each to 500 students annually. The scholarship can cover tuition, fees, books, and other educational expenses. The scholarship is not renewable, but you can apply for it each year that you meet the eligibility criteria.

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