There are hundreds of scholarships available to veterans and their dependents in addition to their VA benefits. When considering your alternatives to financing an education,you must take the time to research the alternatives very carefully. There are hundreds of scholarships that are not given out every year because no one applies for them. Take the time to research scholarships and grants and you may be surprised how quickly you can finance your education.
This is only a sampling of the scholarships available.
The first has dozens of different scholarships for different branches of the service.
An additional scholarship resource is Military.com
Anchor Scholarship Foundation
Folds of Honor
Marine Corps Scholarship Fund
Service Organization Scholarships
http://www.legion.org/ The American Legion
http://www.amvets.org/ American Veterans
http://www.bva.org/ Blind Veterans Association
http://www.dav.org/ Disabled American Veterans
http://www.moaa.org/ Military Officers Association of America
http://www.nasdva.us/ National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs
http://www.ncoausa.org/ Non-Commissioned Officers Association of America
http://www.pva.org Paralyzed Veterans of America
http://www.trea.org/ The Retired Enlisted Association
http://www.vfw.org/ The Veterans of Foreign Wars
http://www.vva.org/ Vietnam Veterans of America
http://www.fastweb.com/ Search for available scholarships, school matching, and financial aid information
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ U. S. Department of Education site explaining available financial aid programs
http://www.vetsuccess.gov/about_the_vre_program Information on the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program
State sponsored scholarships for dependents of deceased,disabled veterans are available in most states,and some have scholarships and grants for transitioning service members and their spouses and dependents.
Go to www.TADPGS.com to view our job openings and join our LinkedIn group, Veterans Hiring Solutions for Veterans and Companies at http://linkd.in/Sg346w. If you have specific questions about issues affecting you, your benefits, your dependents etc., feel free to send them to me personally and I will try to help you. If you have questions about compensation and disability benefits or VA health care benefits, ask the First Sergeant at [email protected].