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

Anchor Scholarship Foundation

Folds of Honor

Freedom Alliance

Marine Corps Scholarship Fund

Service Organization Scholarships  The American Legion  American Veterans  Blind Veterans Association  Disabled American Veterans  Military Officers Association of America  National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs  Non-Commissioned Officers Association of America  Paralyzed Veterans of America  The Retired Enlisted Association  The Veterans of Foreign Wars  Vietnam Veterans of America Search for available scholarships, school matching, and financial aid information  U. S. Department of Education site explaining available financial aid programs  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 to view our job openings and join our LinkedIn group, Veterans Hiring Solutions for Veterans and Companies at 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].