American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National Presidents' ScholarshipEducational awards for children of veterans who served during the eligibility dates for The American Legion.(317) 569-4500American Legion Auxiliary Non-Traditional Student ScholarshipEducational awards for members of The American Legion, Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion.(317) 569-4500American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship Educational awards for American Legion Auxiliary Junior members and ALA Girls Nation participants.(317) 569-4500The Samsung American Legion Scholarship ProgramScholarships of up to $20,000 derived from the Samsung endowment for American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State participants who are a direct descendant of a veteran who served during The American Legion membership eligibility dates.(317) 569-4500 or (317) 630-1200AccreditedOnlineColleges.orgOffers information about accreditation, including resource articles and a directory that provides information about different schools’ levels of accreditation. The directory has many different search filters that make it extremely easy to use and provide students with a wealth of information about the accreditation at the schools they are interested in attending.Children of Fallen Patriots FoundationFree help locating grants and scholarships for families of servicemembers killed in action; grants provided by the organization cover any remaining tuition expenses so that no family of a fallen hero has to use savings or loans to pay for college.(866) 917-2373College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP®)Program developed by the College Board that allows active military members and veterans to receive college credit for what they already know, helping them to achieve their degree faster and save thousands of dollars in tuition and fees.800-257-9558 (8 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET, Monday-Friday)FastWebInternet search engine for scholarship information.Freedom Alliance Scholarship FundScholarships for the children of servicemembers killed or permanently disabled as the result of an operational mission or training accident or who is currently certified as a POW or MIA.(800) 475-6620Military Scholarship SearchMilitary.com has database in which to search.Scholarships for Military ChildrenScholarships for the dependent children of active-duty servicemembers, members of the Reserve/Guard, and retired servicemembers; awarded through each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency worldwide.Servicemembers Opportunity CollegeCoalition of educational institutions that allow for the completion of associate, undergraduate, and graduate degree programs on school campuses, military installations, and armories within the United States and overseas, and through a variety of distance learning methods; for military servicemembers, veterans, and their families.(800) 368-5622Special Operations Warrior FoundationScholarships and educational or family counseling to the surviving children of special operations servicemembers who are killed in operational or training missions.(877) 337-7693Student Veterans of AmericaSVA is a coalition of student veterans groups on college campuses across the globe. These member chapters are the "boots on the ground” that help veterans reintegrate into campus life and succeed academically.T.H.A.N.K.S. USANeed-based, post-secondary scholarships for dependents of active-duty military personnel.(888) 849-8727The Warford FoundationScholarships for military widows and single mothers to enroll in an accredited LPN or RN nursing program.(301) 292-6034 Cappex.com
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"Just knowing an organization like the American Legion Auxiliary exists, providing support to our military and our families even when we're gone, makes a world of difference."
- ALA member and Indiana National Guard Col. Marilyn Moores