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Scholarships for Military-Affiliated Students

There are so many scholarships available for military-affiliated students that it would be impossible to list them all! Below is information about some of them. Below that is the Military Scholarship Finder that can point you in the direction of plenty of other opportunities.

    CMU offers a scholarship-matching tool for admitted CMU students, Scholarship Universe. After answering some initial questions, Scholarship Universe connects you to donor-based internal (CMU) scholarship opportunities for which you qualify. Be sure to check application deadlines.


    Applicants must be the spouse or dependent of:

    1) an active duty or reserve
    Service member killed or disabled in the line of duty or classified as a POW or MIA.
    2) A veteran who
    died of any cause after being classified as having a service-connected disability.
    3) A service member
    missing in action or captured by hostile forces in the line of duty. 4) A service member forcibly detained
    or interned by a foreign power in the line of duty. 5) A service member who received a Purple Heart

    Folds of Honor Scholarship

    The mission of this education and professional support scholarship program is to help prepare military
    spouses for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial security. The
    application period is currently closed. Applications will reopen on December 1. Scholarships and
    grants range from $500 to $2500 depending on the type of funding you need and available funding.
    Applications are open from December of one year through January of the next. The award is a one-time
    payment that must be used within 12 months of receiving. You can apply each year, even if you have
    been awarded already in the past.

    Military Spouse Scholarships

    As a member institution of the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME), our students are
    eligible for generous scholarships to assist with their educational endeavors. CCME offers fifteen (15)
    $1000 scholarships each year to United States Service members (active duty/veterans) and spouses of
    Service members who are working toward the completion of higher education degrees. The application
    deadline is October 31. Please visit for eligibility requirements,
    instructions and to submit your application today.

    Council of College and Military Educators (CCME)

    The AFCEA Military Personnel/Dependent Scholarships are available to U.S. active-duty service members, honorably discharged U.S. military veterans (including
    Reservists and National Guard personnel), disabled veterans, and to their spouses or dependents who
    are currently enrolled in an eligible degree program at an accredited college or university in the U.S.

    AFCEA Military Personnel/Dependent Scholarships

    The Military Scholarship Finder is a service of the Fisher House Foundation.

    Scholarships for Service is a free public resource for students of families with a military service background to search and access thousands of scholarship options. Every scholarship listed here is specifically tailored for active, guard and reserve military, Veterans, retired personnel or their families.

    Military Scholarship Finder