Scholarships: National

There are numerous national scholarships available to veterans and dependents. Explore the links below to find out if you may qualify.

State of Florida Scholarship & Grant Programs

Explore the information and links to scholarships, grants, and aid available through the Florida Department of Education.

Military Order of the Purple Heart

This competitive scholarship program annually awards approximately eighty (80) scholarships to Purple Heart recipients and their spouses, widow, children, and direct lineal descendents (child, stepchild, adopted child or grandchild; great grandchildren are not eligible).

SMART Scholarship for Service Program

Established by the Department of Defense to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, the SMART program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at Department of Defense laboratories.

FRA Scholarhship Program

These scholarships are awarded to FRA members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren.

American Society of Naval Engineers Program

Candidates must be a U.S. citizen in their final one or two years of full time or co-op undergraduate or one year graduate program in engineering or physical science.

Exceptional Financial Need (EFN) Program

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) are for full-time students with exceptional financial need pursuing degree in medicine, dentistry, or osteopathic medicine.

Hill & Ponton Veterans' Scholarship

The disability attorneys at Hill & Ponton are honored to represent veterans. To give back even more, they are now offering four $1,000 scholarships to help veterans further their education and enter a career field that would, in turn, help other veterans.

American Legion Scholarships

The American Legion offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs.

Army Scholarship Foundation

One-year financial scholarships, ranging from $500 to $2,000, are awarded on an annual basis to qualified and deserving students for undergraduate studies at accredited educational/technical institutions. Recipients may apply to renew their scholarships annually for a total of four years.