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Scholarship Opportunities:

  • ​GoGRAD.org - The go-to site for graduate students hoping to complete their degree with as little debt as possible.
  • AAPG Foundation's Military Veterans Scholarship Program
  • McCord Herbst Military Scholarship Fund
  • Combat to Classroom Veteran Scholarship Fund
  • Daniels Fund Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Grant
 

 Student Veterans

 

 AAPG Foundation

AAPG Foundation - The AAPG Foundation's United States Military Veterans Scholarship Program (MVSP) is designed to promote the advancement of student veterans in educational geoscience programs at the undergraduate level.

For more information and to apply for this scholarship please visit the scholarship's website.​

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 AmVets National Scholarship

AmVets Scholarships - Offers scholarships through our National Service Foundation (NSF) and donations. They are for Veterans (other than dishonorable), Active Duty, Guard, and Reserves; Spouses; and Children/Grandchildren of Veterans, Active Duty, Guard, and Reserves who are currently in high school. 

The scholarships, up to $12,000, are only for full-time study at an accredited undergraduate college, university, or technical school leading to a non-specific degree.​

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 Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship

Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship - Students in baccalaureate or advanced degree nursing or nurse anesthesia programs who are serving or have served in any branch of the U.S. military at any rank who are not receiving funding by a branch of the military.

This scholarship awards $3,000. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.

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 Captian Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship

Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship - Active duty Air Force, full-time Air National Guard or full-time Air Force Reserve (officer or enlisted) pursuing a Master's Degree in a non-technical field of study are eligible for this scholarship.

Award amount is $1,000. For more information about the application deadline and information please visit their website.​

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 Col. Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship

Col. Loren J. and Mrs. Lawona R. Spencer Scholarship - Military personnel who have been accepted into a master's level program who have not received this scholarship previously are eligible. The award varies, depending on the type of degree program. For more information on the application deadline and scholarship specifics please visit their website.​​​​​​

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 Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship - Current active duty personnel or veterans of the Armed Forces who are enrolled part-time or full-time in a U.S. college or vocational training program. Scholarship provides $3,000 for books and tuition. Please find deadline and application information on the scholarship application​

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 Hammer Family Scholarship

Hammer Family Scholarship​ - Student veterans who are studying engineering, math or science may apply. One $5,000 award is available.​​8


 

 Student Dependents

 

 Air Force Aid Society Education Grant

Air Force Aid Society Education Grant - Eligibility is based in part on being a dependent under the age of 24 at the time of starting school. For this grant, a dependent is defined as a son, daughter or spouse of a military member serving on active duty. For more information on qualifications, application requirements, deadlines, and amounts awarded please see their website​

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 Air Force Sergeant’s Association

Air Force Sergeant's Association - Dependents of AFSA organization members. This scholarship awards $500-$3,000. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.​

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 Colonel Hazel Elizabeth Benn Scholarship

Colonel Hazel Elizabeth Benn Scholarship - Unmarried, dependent children of past and present enlisted Navy medical personnel who have served with the Marine Corps. The award amount varies. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.​

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 Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation - High school or college children/stepchildren who are unmarried and under 24 years of age of current or former members of the U.S. Navy or submarine forces. The award amount is for either $2,000 or $3,400. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website​

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 Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund

Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund - Dependents of permanently disabled, deceased, or MIA U.S. soldiers under the age of 26. The award amount varies depending on the degree program and academic history of the recipient. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.​

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 Hanscom Spouses Club Scholarship

Hanscom Spouses Club Scholarship - Dependent of active duty, retired, or deceased Air Force personnel. The award amount varies depending on the degree program and academic history of the recipient. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.​​​

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 Heroes Tribute Scholarship Program for Children of The Fallen:

Heroes Tribute Scholarship Program for Children of The Fallen​ - Scholarship is available to children of marines and veteran marines whose parent were killed in the September 11th attacks, killed in combat operations or during a DOD operation on or after September 11th, children of Navy Corpsman who were killed in combat operations on or after September 11th and any Marines, Navy Corpsman, or Religous Program specialists whose parent died by suicide as a result of combat related PTSD.

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 Heroes' Legacy Scholarship

Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships - Depdendent unmarried children under age 23 of active duty personnel, Reserve/Guard and retired military membors, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty may apply for a Heroes' Legacy Scholarship if they meet one of the following additional criteria:​


One of the parents died while serving on active duty on or after September 11, 2001 in any branch or component of the U. S. Armed Forces OR

One of the parents, while serving on active duty on or after September 11, 2001, became disabled - meaning that the parent qualified for receipt of Traumatic Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (TSGLI) OR

One of the parents, who was on active duty on or after September 11, 2001, received a permanent and total compensation rating of 100% from the Department of Defense or Department of Veterans Affairs.​

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 Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant - Dependents of military personnel who served and died in Iraq and Afghanistan who qualify for a Pell Grant but are ineligible because of their expected family contribution amount. The award amount varies, but it is based on the maximum amount for the Federal Pell grant. To apply file a FAFSA form and you will be automatically considered for this grant.​​

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 LtCol Romeo and Josephine Bass Feretti Scholarship

LtCol Romeo and Josephine Bass Feretti Scholarship​ - This scholarship is for minor dependents of active duty or retired Air Force, Air Force Reserve or Air National Guard enlisted airmen. It is for students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the area of science, technology, engineering or math. ​10

 Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Awards

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation AwardsChildren of active duty or reserve marine, of an honorably discharged Marine or one who was killed while serving. The award amount varies. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.​11

 The Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship

​The Mike and Gail Donley Spouse Scholarship​ - This scholarship is for spouses of Airforce Active Duty, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Department of the Air Force Civilian employees. The scholarship is intended for spuses who are currently pursuing associate, bachelor, or postgraduate degrees. 12

 Navy League of the United States

Navy League of the United StatesChildren and grandchildren of current and former members of the Sea Services. The award amount is $2,500. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.​​13


 

 All Students

 

 AFCEA Educational Foundation

AFCEA Educational Foundation - second or third year students enrolled in post-secondary Go to the scholarship website for more information about the deadline and scholarship award​

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 Army Health Professions Scholarship Program

Army Health Professions Scholarship Program - U.S. residents who have an accredited bachelor's degree who have been accepted to or enrolled in an accredited graduate program. These individuals must maintain full-time student stats and qualify as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserve. This scholarship awards full tuition for a graduate-level health care degree in an accredited medical, dental, veterinary, psychology or optometry program in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Students also receive a monthly stipend, (officer's pay when school is not in session) and allowances for food and housing. For application deadline and details please visit the scholarship website.​

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 Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program

Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program - U.S. citizens who have been accepted into graduate-level health professions training programs are eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship awards full tuition coverage plus $2,000 per month stipend for living expenses. For specific information on application deadlines and requirements please visit the scholarship website​

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 Air Force ROTC Scholarships

Air Force ROTC Scholarships - Eligibility requirements vary depending on the scholarship. There are multiple ROTC scholarships; these awards often include full tuition, lab fees, and $500 for books. For more information about application deadlines and specific scholarship information please visit their website​.
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 College Student Pre-Commisioning Initiative

College Student Pre-Commisioning Initiative - Undergraduate students between 19 and 28 who are sophomores or juniors in a specific college or university with at least a 2.5 GPA. This scholarship awards full coverage of tuition, fees, books, and living expenses. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.​

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 General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program

General Henry H. Arnold Education​ Grant Program​ - Sons and daughters of active duty Air Force personnel. This scholarship awards between $500-$4000 depending on need. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.6

 Marines Memorial Association Scholarships

Marines Memorial Scholarships​ - This link connects to a webpage that lists all of the Marines Memorial Scholarships offered. Criteria varies and there are awards available for veterans, active duty military members, and their familes.7

 Olmsted Scholars Program

Olmsted Scholars Program​ - Military officers and their spouses who are seeking to learn foreign languages to advance their military careers are eligible. Candidates must be nominated directly by their service branch. The Olmsted Foundation offers reimbursement for Olmsted Scholar Program expenses as well as grants for participation in the program. For application deadline and other details please visit the scholarship's website.​​​​8


Office of Veteran Student Services

Phone: Anschutz Office: 303.724.9649 or Denver Office: 303.315.7300

Street Address: Tivoli Student Union, Suite 124, 900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 173364, Campus 155, Denver, CO 80217-3364

E:mail: vmss@ucdenver.edu

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