Veteran Resources

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Scholarships

  • FIU Scholarships

    With the FIU scholarship search tool, admitted students can search for scholarships by requirement, create a profile and track their scholarship awards all in one place. As soon as you apply to FIU and received a Panther ID, you can log in with your FIU username and password to apply.

    Website: https://fiu.academicworks.com/

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Hill & Ponton Veteran's Scholarship

    The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent veterans. To give back even more, they are now offering four $1,000 scholarships to help veterans further their education and enter a career field that would, in turn, help other veterans.

    Website: https://www.hillandponton.com/veterans-scholarship/

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

    The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides need-based scholarships to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen who attend college or career training.

    Website: https://www.mcsf.org/

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • The Scholarship for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans (CSDDV)

    The Scholarship for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans (CSDDV) provides scholarships for dependent children or un-remarried spouses of Florida veterans who have died as a result of service-connected injuries, diseases, or disabilities sustained while on active duty or who have been certified by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs as having service-connected 100% permanent and total disabilities. CSDDV also provides funds for dependent children whose parent is classified as a prisoner of war or missing in action by the Armed Forces of the United States or as civilian personnel captured while serving with the consent or authorization of the United States Government during wartime service.

    Website: https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/SAPHome/SAPHome?url=home

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Purple Heart Scholarship Program

    The Purple Heart Scholarship Program is a competitive scholarship program that awards scholarships to Purple Heart recipients and their spouses, children, and grandchildren each year.

    Website: https://www.purpleheart.org/military-order-of-the-purple-heart-scholarship-program/ 

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

    The Freedom Alliance Scholarship fund is for the children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled in an combat mission or training accident.

    Website: https://fascholarship.com/qualifications/

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Pat Tillman Foundation’s Tillman Military Scholars Program

    The Pat Tillman Foundation’s Tillman Military Scholars Program supports our nation’s active and veteran service members and their families by removing financial barriers to completing a degree or certification program of choice. The scholarships cover not only direct study-related expenses such as tuition and fees but also other needs, including housing and childcare. The application opens annually each spring and a new class of Tillman Military Scholars is announced each June.

    Website: http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • FDVA Scholarship

    Florida also provides scholarship opportunities for dependent children and spouses of veterans who died from a service-connected disability or who are 100 percent service-connected permanent and total disabled veterans through the Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans program. (FS 295.01).

    Visit www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org or call toll free (888) 827-2004 for more information. Dependent children of service members Missing in Action or Prisoners of War may also be eligible for tuition benefits.

    For most prompt form processing, please make sure to read the following options that best suits your needs and submit the forms to their applicable areas.

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship

    The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship provides Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of Service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after Sept. 10, 2001.

    Website: https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/docs/factsheets/fry_scholarship.pdf

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Scholarships for Military Children Program

    This program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community.

    Website: https://militaryscholar.org/sfmc/index.html

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship Program

    This program honors not only those who have fallen in battle, but all who have died or have become disabled through their active military service since September 11, 2001.

    Website: https://militaryscholar.org/legacy/index.html

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • AFCEA War Veterans Scholarship

    Scholarships will be offered to active-duty service personnel, honorably discharged U.S. military veterans, reservists, and National Guard personnel who are disabled because of wounds received during combat service in Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan or Iraqi Freedom Operations.

    Website: https://www.afcea.org/site/?q=foundation/scholarships/war-veterans 

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • AMVETS Scholarships

    Scholarships available for veterans, active duty, guard/reserves and family members who are in need of financial assistance.

    Website: https://amvets.org/scholarships/

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • SVA & Raytheon SPY-6 Scholarship

    Named for the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 Family of Radars, provides returning sailors an opportunity to achieve educational goals and position themselves for success in civilian professions.

    Website: https://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=761 

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • SVA & NBC Universal Scholarship

    Available for student veterans pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s or graduate degree from an accredited two-year or four-year institution of higher learning, located in the United States.

    Website: https://studentveterans.org/programs/scholarships?layout=edit&id=706

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • National Military Family Association Spouse Scholarship

    NMFA awards can be used for a variety of educational and employment pursuits. Scholarship funds on average are $500-$1,000 and can be used towards degrees, certifications, licensure, clinical supervision for mental health licensure, CEUs, business expenses and more.

    Website: https://www.militaryfamily.org/programs/spouses-scholarships/ 

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • No Greater Sacrifice Scholarship

    This scholarship is dedicated to children of our nation’s fallen and wounded Service members (post 9/11/01) to improve their quality of life through the pursuit of higher education.

    Website: http://www.nogreatersacrifice.org/who-we-help

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Thanks USA Scholars

    Eligible for dependents or spouses of U.S. Military Personnel.

    Website: https://www.thanksusa.org/apply.html

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

  • Veterans United Foundation Scholarship

    The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship creates opportunities for family members of service members and Veterans to achieve their educational dreams.

    Website: https://www.enhancelives.com/scholarships/ 

    This list is provided to you as a reference tool. It is not an endorsement by FIU of any of the organizations listed.

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