If you are an Armed Forces Veteran currently enrolled in college, you may be eligible to receive a $500 scholarship. We award one scholarship every year.

Am I Eligible? 

You are eligible for our scholarships if you are: 

  • an Armed Forces Veteran planning to enroll in college classes in your next semester
  • a U.S. citizen

Students from any major are encouraged to apply. View the rules and regulations section for all eligibility requirements. 

How Do I Apply?

You must write a 500-750 word essay as part of your application. You can choose from the following subjects:

  • Your appreciation for another veteran  or Armed Forces member
  • The skills you learned in the military that can transfer to your college career
  • Your biggest challenge in the military and how you overcame it
  • A moment where you experienced failure and the lessons you learned from it
  • Your opinion on the greatest commander of all time

You can write your essay in any style. You can choose to be informative, humorous, inspirational or educational. Keep in mind that winners will be chosen primarily on creativity and content. However, make sure you use correct grammar and punctuation. Citing sources is acceptable, but your quote should not exceed two sentences. Your ideas and experiences should be the focal point of your essay. 

An applicant can only submit one essay. Save your essay in PDF format, and email it to by midnight EST of the deadline below. 

Your essay must be your own work. Plagiarism is not tolerated.

When Is the Deadline?

The scholarship application deadline is January 1 each year. We will announce the winners on February 1. 

If you’re awarded a scholarship, we’ll contact you via the email address you submitted on the application form.

Why Are You Offering Scholarships? is a passionate proponent of continued education. We support our military and Armed Forces Veterans wholeheartedly. We’re excited to help students continue their education and meet their personal goals. 

What Are the Rules and Regulations?

We award our scholarships on a nondiscriminatory and objective basis. The scholarships are non-renewable. We reserved the right to publish your submitted essay on our website, blog or marketing materials. 

Payment will be sent directly to your school, and it must be used towards the upcoming semester’s tuition. You are the only student who can use the payment. It cannot be transferred to another person or entity. 

You must show proof of enrollment to receive your scholarship payment. Your school must be within the United States of America. 

Write your essay and submit your application today!