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Scholarships UNCW@Onslow

Military Scholarships for Service Members, Spouses and Dependents

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has provided more than 25,000 scholarships and $60,000,000 to children whose parents are active duty, reserve, retired, veteran Marines and Navy Corpsmen. 

http://www.mcsf.org/

Hope for the Warriors - Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships

The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards post-9/11 spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial well being of their families.

  • Honorary Scholarship – Awarded to those seeking graduate or post-graduate degree.
  • New Beginnings Scholarship – Awarded to those pursuing entry level classes or training.
  • Restoring Family Scholarship – Awarded to Spouses of the Fallen
  • Restoring Hope Scholarship – Awarded to an MSW Student
  • Restoring Self Scholarship – Awarded to those seeking any undergraduate degree.

Caregiver and Military Spouse Scholarships are made payable to the scholarship recipient’s institution for payment of tuition, books and supplies. The scholarship is for U.S. Colleges and universities only.

http://www.hopeforthewarriors.org/story/18727849/spouse-caregiver-scholarships

National Military Family Association Military Spouse Scholarships

NMFA awards an average of $500 for career funding and $1,000 for degrees. Up to $2500 is available for clinical supervision towards licensure in the mental health profession. Spouses are also eligible for funding, typically $1,000, to build their own businesses. This includes entrepreneurs, LLCs, direct sales, franchises, contractors, and other for-profit ventures. Any spouse with a valid military ID is eligible. 

You are eligible to apply for a spouse scholarship if you:

  • are a military spouse with a valid military ID
  • are married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired, wounded or fallen service member (must be a service-related wound, illness, injury or death that took place after September 11, 2001)
  • are a dual service military spouse
  • are a divorced spouse, but ONLY if you receive 20/20/20 benefits or 20/20/15 benefits
  • are married when we ask for verification paperwork, usually a month after the applications close

http://www.militaryfamily.org/spouses-scholarships/scholarships.html

North Carolina Children of War Veterans

Over 20,000 scholarships have been awarded to children of North Carolina veterans. North Carolina’s Scholarship Program was created to show its appreciation for the services and sacrifices of its war veterans. The scholarship program applies to North Carolina schools. The scholarship is for eight academic semesters and the recipient has eight years to utilize the eight academic semesters. The Scholarship program has been established for the qualifying natural or an adopted child (if adopted before the age of 15) children of certain class categories of deceased, disabled, combat, or POW/MIA veterans. Applicant must be under the age of 25 at the time of application. The veteran’s qualifying criteria must have occurred during a period of war. At time of application, applicant must be domiciled and a resident of North Carolina. The deadline to apply is February 14.  All paper applications are now obsolete and will be returned to sender. In addition:

1.  Veteran parent was a legal resident of North Carolina at time of said veteran’s entrance into that period of service in the Armed Forces during which eligibility is established, 

OR

2.  The applicant is the natural child or adopted child (if adopted before the age of 15) of an eligible veteran and the child/adopted child was born in North Carolina and has been a resident of North Carolina continuously since birth.

https://www.milvets.nc.gov/services/scholarships

Additional Military Scholarships

U.S. Veterans Magazine List of Military Scholarships for Service Members, Spouses, and Dependents

UNCW Scholarships by School

Additional UNCW Scholarships