The American Legion Auxiliary believes that the more knowledge our young people gain, the better citizens they will become. That is why the organization is so committed to education. Investing in the education of our young people is investing in the future of our country.Time and again we hear about the difference an American Legion Auxiliary scholarship has made in a person’s life, providing unimagined experiences and opening up a world of opportunities. The Auxiliary supports a number of scholarship programs that benefit veterans, the children of our veterans, and the members of the organizations within The American Legion Family. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, check out the scholarship links for eligibility requirements, deadlines, and application forms.
AccreditedOnlineColleges.orgOffers information about accreditation, including resource articles and a directory that provides information about different schools’ levels of accreditation. The directory has many different search filters that make it extremely easy to use and provide students with a wealth of information about the accreditation at the schools they are interested in attending.Children of Fallen Patriots FoundationFree help locating grants and scholarships for families of servicemembers killed in action; grants provided by the organization cover any remaining tuition expenses so that no family of a fallen hero has to use savings or loans to pay for college.(866) 917-2373College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP®)Program developed by the College Board that allows active military members and veterans to receive college credit for what they already know, helping them to achieve their degree faster and save thousands of dollars in tuition and fees.800-257-9558 (8 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, Monday-Friday)FastWebInternet search engine for scholarship information.Freedom Alliance Scholarship FundScholarships for the children of servicemembers killed or permanently disabled as the result of an operational mission or training accident or who is currently certified as a POW or MIA.(800) 475-6620Military Scholarship SearchMilitary.com has database in which to search.www.PracticalNursing.org
LPN Training & Financial Aid for Veterans and Military Service MembersScholarships for Military ChildrenScholarships for the dependent children of active-duty servicemembers, members of the Reserve/Guard, and retired servicemembers; awarded through each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency worldwide.Special Operations Warrior FoundationScholarships and educational or family counseling to the surviving children of special operations servicemembers who are killed in operational or training missions.(877) 337-7693Student Veterans of AmericaSVA is a coalition of student veterans groups on college campuses across the globe. These member chapters are the "boots on the ground” that help veterans reintegrate into campus life and succeed academically.T.H.A.N.K.S. USANeed-based, post-secondary scholarships for dependents of active-duty military personnel.(888) 849-8727Cappex.com
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