Scholarships for Grandchildren of Veterans

Thanks to their grandparents’ courageous service, grandchildren of veterans have access to an array of college opportunities. If you’re the grandchild of a veteran and you’re trying to figure out how to pay for college, you may qualify for one or more scholarships. Many of the available scholarships are funded by various foundations and organizations such as the American Legion Auxiliary, the EOD Warrior Foundation, AMVETS, the Seabee Memorial Scholarship Association and the Second Marine Division Association. Some are even provided by individual schools, such as the University of Baltimore. In order to apply, students will generally be required to provide documentation of their grandparents’ military service, meet a minimum grade point average, write an essay or submit official transcripts. To find out more about scholarships for grandchildren of veterans, read on.

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View Details Legionnaire Insurance Trust Scholarships American Legion - Department of Minnesota
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Veteran|Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution|Vocational School|Minnesota University or College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Good Citizenship|
background
This scholarship was established to to provide financial support to a veteran, a child of a veteran or a grandchild of a veteran who wish to further their education. Applicants must be planning to attend any Minnesota University, College, Vocational School, or other accredited institution of higher education, or in states with Minnesota reciprocity.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Maine|Vocational/Technical|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial support to outstanding students whose parent or grandparent is a veteran and are living in the State of Maine and attending an accredited college or vocational technical school.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details ALA Department of Texas Scholarship Texas American Legion Auxiliary
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • May 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
background
This scholarship is for the residents of Texas, child or grandchildren of a Veteran who served in the Armed Forces.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 6 awards
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Accredited Technical School|accredited Trade School|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to deserving graduating seniors who are child or grandchild of a United States veteran and are pursuing a post-secondary education.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Jan-11-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
background
The scholarship is designed to support graduating high school seniors of Michigan who are planning to attend any recognized college or university. Applicants must be a resident of Michigan and must be a son, daughter or grandchild of a veteran.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Guy M. Wilson Scholarship Kalamazoo Community Foundation
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • Jan-11-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Grandchild of Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
background
The scholarship was established to provide assistance to a high school senior student who resides in Michigan. Applicants must be a son, daughter or grandchild of a veteran who will be planning to attend a college in Michigan and has a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship - Oregon American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Oregon
key information
  • 2,500 - 3,500
  • 15 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Military: |Descendant of American Legion Member|Child of Veteran|Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|Descendant of Desert Shield/Storm Gulf War/War on Terrorism Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Organization: Associated with the |The American Legion|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
background
A total of 15 scholarships dedicated to daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters and great-grandsons of The American Legion members who are former Armed Forces personnel.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Junior Scholarship American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Oregon
key information
  • 500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Military: |Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • Organization: American Legion Auxiliary (Professional Organization)
  • Residence: Live in |Oregon|
background
This scholarship was established to benefit senior high school students residing in the state of Oregon. The scholarship is for educational assistance other than HighSchool. Eligible applicants are students who are children, step-children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren of veterans or disabled veterans. Students must have been Junior members of the American Legion Auxiliary for the past three years and must hold a current membership card (2015). Applicants must have an American Legion Auxiliary Unit sponsor.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Florence Lemcke Fine Arts American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Washington
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • Major: Study |Music|Architecture|Literature|Fine Arts|Dance|Drama|Photography|Drawing|Painting|Sculpture|Poetry|
background
The scholarship was established by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Washington to provide educational support to high school seniors who are planning to pursue a study in Fine Arts related field.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|High School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
background
Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarships is provided to a high school senior in Ilinois. The scholarship is given to a child or grandchild of a Veteran of the United States of America who served after September 15, 1940 and was Honorably Discharged or who is presently serving in the military. The program amount varies annually.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Erman W. Taylor Scholarship American Legion - Missouri
key information
  • 750
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Missouri|
  • Major: Study |Education|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to the descendant of a veteran who has an honorable discharge.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Marguerite McAlpin Nursing American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Washington
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Washington|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
background
The scholarship was established by the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Washington to provide educational support to a student who is pursuing a study or training in the field of nursing who are a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details M.D. Jack Murphy Scholarship American Legion - Missouri
key information
  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Child of Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|Missouri|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
background
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding descendants of a veteran who are planning to pursue a career in nursing.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 2.0
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