Military Spouses of Strength is a national nonprofit organization with a mission

to improve the health and overall wellness within the military community.

Branch Aid Societies

Marine Corps/Navy: Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

  • Offering interest-free loans and grants for undergraduate/post-secondary education at an accredited 2- or 4-year education, technical or vocational institution in the United States
  • Application, and ALL supporting documentation, must be postmarked no later than MAY 1, 2016!


Air Force Aid Association

Since its inception in 1942, the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals. The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant program, the centerpiece of the Society's education initiatives, has been overwhelmingly popular. The value and success of this program is demonstrated in the 102,244 grants disbursed since the first awards were made for the 1988-1989 academic year.

  • Applications must be received by March 18, 2016. MORE INFORMATION

Army: Army Emergency Relief

The Spouse Education Assistance Program is a need-based scholarship program established to assist spouses of Army Soldiers in obtaining a 4-year undergraduate degree. Scholarship applications are accepted from 2 January to 1 May each year for assistance for the following academic year.

Student must be the spouse of an active duty or retired Soldier or the widow(er) of a Soldier who died while on active duty or while retired. MORE INFORMATION

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Education grants and loans foster long-term financial well-being by helping Coast Guard families pursue their academic goals through post-secondary education. MORE INFORMATION