**Disclaimer: The University of West Georgia Center for Adult Learners and Veterans is not held liable for any disputes with the organization or parties holding these scholarship opportunities. Please review each opportunity carefully and nothing on this listing should ever ask you for your credit card or payment information. This information is subject to change at any time and for the most up to date information you must contact the designated scholarship organization.

NOTE: For exact Deadlines, please check the specific Scholarships' website to see the exact dates for their Application and Supporting Documentation Deadlines.

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) International

  • War Veterans/Disabled War Veterans of Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan 

    War Veterans/Disabled War Veterans of Iraqi Freedom or Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan 

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: May 1

    Eligibility Requirements:

    U.S. Citizen;

    Currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States;

    Qualified freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior;

    Enrolled part-time or full-time in an eligible degree program; and

    Candidate must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields of electrical, aerospace, systems or computer engineering; computer engineering technology; computer network systems; information systems security; computer information systems; information systems management; technology management; electronics engineering technology; computer science; physics; or mathematics. Majors directly related to the support of U.S. intelligence or national security enterprises with relevance to the mission of AFCEA will also be eligible.

  • AFCEA Military Personnel Scholarships

    AFCEA Military Personnel Scholarships

    Scholarships included in the application: Afghanistan and Iraq War Veterans Scholarship and Disabled War Veterans Scholarship (Afghanistan & Iraq)

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: November 15

    Eligibility Requirements:

    U.S. Citizen;

    Currently enrolled and attending either a two-year or four-year accredited college or university in the United States;

    An undergraduate student enrolled at the time of application;

    Enrolled part-time or full-time in an eligible degree program;

    An overall 3.0 GPA is required; and

    Candidates must be majoring in the following or C4I-related fields related to the mission of AFCEA: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource, Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, and Telecommunications Engineering.

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Majors Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Majors Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: November 15

    Eligibility Requirements:

    U.S. Citizen;

    Scholarships of varying amounts will be awarded to students studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) majors, Cyber Security, Intelligence, Homeland Security or related fields. Students must be attending full-time in an eligible undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale;

    Full-time graduate study requires enrollment in their second semester and at least two (2) semester-equivalent courses per term; and

    Qualifying STEM majors related to the mission of AFCEA include: Biometry/Biometrics, Computer Engineering, Computer Forensics Science, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Geospatial Science, Information Science, Information Technology, Information Resource, Management, Intelligence, Mathematics, Network Engineering, Network Security, Operations, Research, Physics, Robotics Engineering, Robotics Technology, Statistics, Strategic Intelligence, and Telecommunications Engineering.

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teachers for America's Future

    Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teachers for America's Future

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: April 1

    Eligibility Requirements:

    U.S. Citizen;

    Undergraduate students must be enrolled full time as a student at an accredited college or university in the United States and majoring in secondary education for the purpose of teaching STEM subjects in a U.S. middle or secondary school;

    Undergraduate applications will be accepted from current sophomore, junior, and senior students - minimum second-year students only;

    Graduate candidates must be currently enrolled in at least two (semester-equivalent) classes at an accredited U.S. college or university;

    Credential/licensure students must be U.S. citizens with a completed B.S. degree in a STEM major; and

    A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is required.

  • AFCEA Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

    AFCEA Young Entrepreneur Scholarship

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: On Hold at this time

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen;

    Attending an accredited college or university in the United States as either a traditional or distance-learning student, and working toward a degree in the following C4I-related fields of electrical, computer, chemical, systems or communications engineering; computer science; physics; mathematics; technology management; computer information systems; management information systems, or related fields;

    Business majors with a minor in science or technology are also eligible;

    An overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or better is required;

    Undergraduate applications will be accepted from sophomore, junior, and senior students - minimum second-year students please;

    Graduation applications will be accepted from students who have completed at least two postgraduate-level courses and are enrolled in an eligible degree-granting master's degree program.

 

Army Engineer Association

  • Scholarships Included: MG Leif J. Sverdrup Scholarship, CSM Robert W. Elkey Scholarship, and Mr. Saul Horowitz Scholarship

    Army Engineer Association (AEA) Memorial Individual Member Scholarships

    Scholarships Included: MG Leif J. Sverdrup Scholarship, CSM Robert W. Elkey Scholarship, and Mr. Saul Horowitz Scholarship

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: June 30

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Limited to individual AEA members.

  • Scholarships Included: The Beardslee Scholarship

    Army Engineer Association (AEA) Memorial Individual Member Scholarships

    Scholarships Included: The Beardslee Scholarship

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: April 30

    Eligibility Requirements:

    The scholarship is for AEA family members and is awarded to five individuals who are spouses, sons, or daughters of AEA members.

  • Scholarships Included: The COL Carl F. Baswell Fallen Engineer Memorial Scholarship

    Army Engineer Association (AEA) Memorial Individual Member Scholarships

    Scholarships Included: The COL Carl F. Baswell Fallen Engineer Memorial Scholarship

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: June 30

    Eligibility Requirements: This scholarship is awarded to a son, daughter, or spouse of a fallen Engineer who lost their life in either Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) or Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

  • Scholarships Included: The COL Carl F. Baswell Combat Wounded Engineer Scholarship

    Army Engineer Association (AEA) Memorial Individual Member Scholarships

    Scholarships Included: The COL Carl F. Baswell Combat Wounded Engineer Scholarship

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: June 30

    Eligibility Requirements:

    This scholarship is awarded to an Army Engineer who received combat wounds resulting in the presentation of the Purple Heart, in either Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) or Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).

 

Other Scholarships

  • Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.

    The Horatio Alger Georgia Scholarship Program

    Provides financial assistance to students in the State of Georgia who have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity and who aspire to pursue higher education.

    Application & Supporting Documents Deadline: October 25

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in Georgia; be progressing normally toward graduation in the upcoming spring/summer, with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution);

    Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required);

    Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities;

    Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity;

    Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0;

    Be a resident of Georgia; and

    Be a United States citizen.

  • Women's Overseas Service League

    Women's Overseas Service League Scholarships for Women

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: March 1

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Scholarship awards may be granted to women who:

    Are committed to advancement in military or other public service careers;

    Have demonstrated such commitment through life experience;

    Have successfully completed a minimum of 12 semester (or 18 quarter) hours of study in any institution of higher education with a minimum of 2.5 grade point average;

    Are admitted for study in an institution of higher learning in a program leading to an academic degree (Associate Degree or higher). The program may be professional or technical in nature;

    Agree to enroll for a minimum of six semester (or nine quarter) hours of study each academic period;

    Agree to maintain academic standards.

  • Women Marines Association

    Women Marines Association Scholarship Program

    Scholarships included:

    The Lily H. Gridley Memorial Scholarship

    The LaRue A. Ditmore Music Scholarship

    Ethyl and Armin Wiebke Memorial Scholarship

    Major Megan McClung Memorial Scholarship

    The Agnes Sopcak Memorial Scholarship

    Virginia Guveyan Memorial Scholarship

    Additional scholarships may be included

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: November 1 - January 31

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Application must satisfy with proof one of the following:

    Have served, or be serving in the United States Marine Corps or Reserve;

    Be a direct descendant by blood, legal adoption or stepchild of a Marine on active duty, or who has served honorably in the United States Marine Corps, Regular or Reserve;

    Be a sibling or a descendant of a sibling by blood, legal adoption, or step-child of a Marine on active duty, or who has served honorably in the United States Marine Corps, Regular or Reserve; or

    Have Marine Corps JROTC program.

  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

    Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

    Scholarships Included: Heroes Tribute Scholarship Program for Children of the Fallen, Heroes Tribute Scholarship Program for Children of the Wounded, and Limited Grandchildren Eligibility

    Application and Supporting Documents Deadline: March 3

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Applicants must be the child of one of the following:

    Active duty or reserve U.S. Marine;

    Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps;

    Active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving or has served with a U.S. Marine unit;

    Veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who has served with a U.S. Marine unit and has received an honorable discharge, or was killed in the U.S. Navy.

    Additional requirements include the following:

    GPA of at least a 2.0;

    Family adjusted gross income for the 2013 tax year that does not exceed $93,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in determining adjusted gross income;

    Planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college or vocational/technical institution in the upcoming year, and pursuing their first associate degree, bachelor degree, or first technical certificate. Students attending Federal Service Academies or pursuing graduate degrees are not eligible.

  • ThanksUSA

    ThanksUSA Scholarship Program 

    Application and Supporting Documentation Acceptance Period: April 1 - May 15

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Be a dependent child, age 24 and under (as of application deadline) OR be a spouse of U.S. military service personnel;

    Be current high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-or-four year college or university or vocational-technical school for the academic year;

    Have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale or its equivalent on their relevant academic record (e.g., high school record for incoming freshmen or post-secondary school record for those already enrolled);

    Spouses enrolled part-time in undergraduate course of study at an accredited institution are also eligible.

  • GACollege411

    Georgia HERO Scholarship Program

    Application and Supporting Document Deadline:

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Must meet one of the following:

    Be an active member of the Georgia National Guard or U.S. Military Reserves who is a Georgia resident and was deployed outside the United States for active duty service to a location designated as a combat zone and served in such combat zone for at least 181 cumulative days, beginning on or after February 1, 2003, or served less than 181 cumulative days in a combat zone, beginning on or after February 1,2003, but was evacuated because of severe injuries;

    Be the child of a parent who was a member of the Georgia National Guard or U.S. Military Reserves and a Georgia resident when he or she was deployed outside of the United States for active duty service to a location designated as a combat zone and served in such combat zone for at least 181 cumulative days, beginning on or after February 1, 2003, or served less than 181 cumulative days in a combat zone, beginning on or after February 1, 2003, but was evacuated because of severe injuries. Such child must have been born prior to the qualifying term of service or within nine months of the beginning of the qualifying term of service and must have been 25 years of age or younger during the qualifying term of service;

    Be the child of a parent who was a member of the Georgia National Guard or U.S. Military Reserves and a Georgia resident when he or she was deployed outside of the United States for active duty service to a location designated as a combat zone, beginning on or after February 1, 2003 and who was killed while serving in such combat zone, or died or became 100% disabled as a result of injuries received in such combat zone. Such child must have been born prior to the qualifying term of service or within nine months of the beginning of the qualifying term of service and must have been 25 years of age or younger during the qualifying term of service;

    Be the spouse of a former member of the Georgia National Guard or U.S. Military Reserves who was a Georgia resident when he or she was deployed outside of the United States for active duty service to a location designated as a combat zone, beginning on or after February 1, 2003, and who was killed while serving in such combat zone, or died or became 100% disabled as a result of injuries received in such combat zone.

  • Sentinels of Freedom

    Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation

    Scholarships Included: Wounded Warrior Scholarship

    Application and Supporting Document Deadline: November 1

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Any member of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, or Navy who on or after September 11, 2001, sustained injuries in the line of duty resulting in one or a combination of these conditions resulting in 60% or higher permanent disability.

    Amputation

    Blindness

    Deafness

    Paraplegia

    Severe Burns

    TBI, PTSD and other mental health concerns are considered on a case-by-case basis, usually in conjunction with other professional treatment programs.

  • National Association of Veterans Upward Bound

    National Association of Veterans Upward Bound (NAVUBPP) Scholarship

    Application and Supporting Document Deadline: May 31

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Students must be nominated by the staff of current NAVUB member programs.