Scholarships Available to Qualified Children of North Carolina War Veterans
If your Veteran parent was a resident of North Carolina when he or she entered military service, you may be eligible for a scholarship from the State of North Carolina to attend an approved university, community college or technical institute within the State of North Carolina. Funds provide scholastic support to help children of certain disabled, deceased, combat or POW/MIA veterans.
For additional information visit http://www.doa.nc.gov/vets/locations/ to find your local N.C. Division of Veterans Affairs Service Office.
U.S. Army Women's Foundation Legacy Society Scholarships
The U.S. Army Women's Foundation is the premier center for educational excellence, the national network for today's Army women and a dynamic advocate for telling the history of Army women. The mission of the Foundation is to recognize and honor the service of women in the Army and to support the Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee.
The Foundation Legacy Scholarship program recognizes the importance of education and helping recipients to achieve their educational goals. The Legacy Scholarship program offers financial support toward community college coursework to Army women and their lineal descendants. Scholarships are based on merit, academic potential, community service and need.
- Applicant must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in one of the aforementioned services.
- Applicant must be a high school graduate or GED equivalency with a GPA of at least 2.5 and enrolled in an accredited community college no later than fall session of 2013.
- Interested applicants should see the veteran's representative in the financial aid office for application and instructions. Applications must be postmarked by February 1, 2013 to be considered.