More Scholarships

There are a couple of scholarships for military family member that are currently accepting applications:

If you have a child who will be attending college or vocational school during the 2009-2010 school year, click here to learn more about the American Freedom Patriot Scholarship Award for Military Dependent Children.  The 25 $1,000 scholarships are available to the children (ages 17-21) of active duty, retired, disabled or fallen service members.

The Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Program, administered by the National Military Family Coalition, has extended the deadline for applications from the spouses of wounded and fallen military members until February 16th.  The regular deadline for application was February 1st, but the scholarship's sponsor is hoping to be able to offer more scholarship to the spouses of wounded and fallen members.  The link to the special application forms is here.

Also, be sure to check back at the NMFA website in March when the applications for the Military Spouse Fellowship for the Accredited Financial Counselor Program will be available.

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships to the children of current and former Marines.  The deadlines for the current year's application are March 1st for students who will be beginning their post-secondary education in the 2009-2010 school year, and April 15th for all other students.

About the Author

Kate Horrell
Kate Horrell is a military financial coach, mom of four teens, and Navy spouse. She has a background in taxes and mortgage banking, and a trove of experience helping other military families with their money. Follow her on twitter @realKateHorrell.