AMVETS offers the following scholarship for veterans. It must be used for full-time study in the pursuit of undergraduate studies, graduate studies or a certification/degree from an accredited technical/trade school. The purpose of this scholarship is to financially assist veterans who have exhausted government aid, or who might not otherwise have the financial means to further their education.
$1,000 will be awarded each year for a maximum of four years contingent upon maintaining the schools prescribed academic standards and showing evidence of enrollment. AMVETS will not make more than a $1,000 payment per year even if the student is on an accelerated schedule.
The scholarship must be used in its entirety within five years of the award date. Any amount remaining unused within five years will be forfeited. A total of three scholarships of this level will be awarded nation wide.
Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements listed below and submit the completed application postmarked on or before April 15. For questions regarding the application, required documents, or application process, please contact AMVETS toll free at 877-726-8387.
1. Must be a United States veteran.
2. Must be a United States citizen.
3. Must demonstrate financial need.
4. Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected.
For more information and an application, click here.