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

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


Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education (VA-ACME)

  • Must be a spouse, service member or military child
  • Application must be submitted by January 15, 2016 (CURRENTLY CLOSED)
  • $1000 scholarships awarded

National Military Family Association

  • Open to ALL branches
  • Open to ALL ranks
  • Open for degree programs, certifications & licenses
  • Application must be submitted by January 31, 2016

Corvias Foundation

  • Educational grants open to spouses at specific installations
  • $5,000 one-time grant
  • The application period for the 2016-2017 academic year is currently open and will close on May 5, 2016

Pat Tillman Foundation

Founded in 2008, the Tillman Scholars program supports our nation’s active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses by investing in their higher education. Since the program’s inception, the Foundation has invested over $6 million in scholarships for 347 scholars nationwide.

The application to become a 2016 Tillman Scholar will open February 2, 2016 and will close on March 1, 2016. MORE INFORMATION

Folds of Honor

Honoring Sacrifice with Opportunity. Costly tuition, textbooks, room and board, tutoring and an untold assortment of school-related fees can seem daunting to anyone. But thanks to the ongoing generosity of our donors, we continue to provide scholarships and educational opportunities to the children and spouses of those killed or disabled while in service to our nation. Dreams and ambitions are realized and we help ensure that no family is left behind on the field of battle.  Opens annually in February.  MORE INFORMATION


Since 2006, ThanksUSA has awarded nearly 3,700 scholarships with a total value of over $11 million.

Opens annually in April. MORE INFORMATION

Hope for the Warriors (NEW)

The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards post-9/11 spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial well being of their families.

Scholarship awards are made payable to the scholarship recipient's institution for payment of tuition, books and supplies. The scholarship is for U.S. Colleges and universities only.


CCME Scholarships

The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) is pleased to offer $1000 scholarships each year to United States Service members (active duty/veterans) and spouses of Service members who are working towards the completion of higher education degrees. The scholarship eligibility requirements and application process are available July 1 through October 1, 2016. READ MORE & APPLY

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