Survivors & Dependents Educational Assistance

Use The Frontlines Guide to be connected directly with federal and local organizations that offer scholarships and funding for survivors and dependents of our Armed Forces. These resources provide a direct link to scholarship overview, application and ways to find funding for your educational goals quickly. Suggested steps:

1) Fill out financial aid (FAFSA) form to see what you qualify for

2)  Use the scholarship finder tools to zero in on opportunities

3) Apply, apply, apply, for scholarships and ALL forms of educational funding available to you...why pay for college if you don't have to?

 

Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA)

Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. We consistently champion the promise of postsecondary education to all Americans —and its value to our society. Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA)

 

Student Aid on the Web's Financial Aid Wizard

When it comes to planning your college education, the cost of attending college should not be your main concern. Do not let cost be the only reason for choosing one institution over another. Student Aid on the Web's Financial Aid Wizard allows you to plan out, in 8 easy steps, your entire financial aid packages online! Student Aid on the Web's Financial Aid Wizard

 

Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA)

Dependents' Educational Assistance provides education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of certain veterans. The program offers up to 45 months of education benefits. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training. If you are a spouse, you may take a correspondence course. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher courses may be approved under certain circumstances. Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA)

 

Education Programs for Children

There are many educational programs for spouses and children  available, this link provides many options available. Education Programs for Children

 

Education Programs for Spouses

There are many educational programs for spouses and children  available, this link provides many options available. Education Programs for Spouses

 

Army Emergency Relief's (AER) Spouse Education Assistance Program

Army Emergency Relief's (AER) Spouse Education Assistance Program is a secondary mission to help Army families with the costs of post secondary undergraduate level education and vocational training to prepare dependent spouses for the job market. Army Emergency Relief's (AER) Spouse Education Assistance Program

 

AFA (Air Force Association) Spouse Scholarship

The Air Force Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate, bachelor or graduate/postgraduate degrees. AFA (Air Force Association) Spouse Scholarship

 

Air Force Aid Society Education Grant

The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grants Program Spouses (stateside) of active duty members, Title 10 ARG/ Reservists and surviving spouses of deceased personnel. Air Force Aid Society Education Grant

 

Spouse Tuition Aid Program (STAP)

Spouse Tuition Aid Program (STAP) has been modified this year to a need based no interest loan, available to spouses residing with their active duty service member sponsor, while stationed outside the fifty United States. Spouse Tuition Aid Program (STAP)

 

Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Scholarship Program

The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) scholarship program has also been helping deserving students reach their educational and professional goals for decades, presenting annual awards of up to $5,000 to individuals pursuing college and graduate degrees. Members can be active duty, Reserve, or retired personnel of Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Scholarship Program

 

Surface Navy Association Scholarship

The Surface Navy Association Scholar receives an academic scholarship awarded for demonstrated leadership, community service, academic achievement and a commitment to pursuing higher educational objectives. Surface Navy Association Scholarship

 

Anchor Scholarship Foundation

For dependents of active duty or retired personnel who served in commands under the administrative control of Commanders, Naval Surface Forces, US Atlantic or Pacific Fleets for a minimum of 6 years. Anchor Scholarship Foundation

 

Fold of Honor Foundation Scholarships

Fold of Honor Foundation is a legacy foundation designed to provide scholarships for dependents and spouses of service members that have been killed or disabled as a result of their military service. Fold of Honor Foundation Scholarships

 

Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship

The Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarships are awarded to spouses of all Uniformed Services members. The scholarship funds may be used for tuition, fees, and school room and board. Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship

 

Ladies Auxiliary of the FRA Scholarship

Ladies Auxiliary of the FRA Scholarship provides opportunities for dependents and grandchildren of service members. Ladies Auxiliary of the FRA Scholarship

 

FCEA General Emmett Paige Scholarships

The FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Program gives military spouses the opportunity to earn a career-enhancing credential—the Accredited Financial Counselor® certificate—while providing financial counseling to the military community. Spouses of active-duty, retired and reserve service members are eligible. FCEA General Emmett Paige Scholarships

 

Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Program

The FINRA Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Program gives military spouses the opportunity to earn a career-enhancing credential—the Accredited Financial Counselor® certificate—while providing financial counseling to the military community. Spouses of active-duty, retired and reserve service members are eligible. Foundation Military Spouse Fellowship Program

 

Centennial Scholarship Program

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society provides educational assistance for the children and unremarried spouses of deceased service members. Centennial Scholarship Program