The Military Spouse Scholarship is now open. The primary condition of this scholarship is that the candidates must be a military spouse and be able to provide a military ID. A number of scholarships will be given away. Those are amounting from $500 to $2,500. The application deadline is January 15 and June 30, 2017.
National Military Family Association (NFMA) is pleased to announce Military Spouse Scholarship. The scholarship program is named in honor of Joanne Holbrook Patton, a fifth-generation Army daughter and daughter-in-law of General George S. Patton. The mission of this scholarship program is to help prepare military spouses for meaningful employment and to better contribute to their family’s financial security.
Scholarships and professional funds awards ranges from $500 to $2500.
Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in any field.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible for this Military Spouse Scholarship, candidates must satisfy the given criteria as follow:
- Are a military spouse with a valid military ID are married to an active duty, reserve, guard, retired, medically retired, wounded or fallen service member (must be a service-related wound, illness, injury or death that took place after September 11, 2001)
- Are a dual service military spouse
- Are a divorced spouse, but only if you receive 20/20/20 benefits or 20/20/15 benefits
- Are married when they ask for verification paperwork, usually a month after the applications close
- Surviving spouses who are remarried, unless they are remarried to a service member are not eligible
- Children are not eligible (Check the Defense Commissary Agency Military Children Scholarships)
- Spouses of former service members, unless they are retired or medically-retired are not eligible.
The U.S citizens are welcome to apply.
To apply, please find the detail instruction at the website and application link below.
January 15 and June 30, 2017.