Operation Homefront Scholarship

Operation Homefront has announced it's 2009 Military Spouse Scholarship Program.  The scholarship offers 37 awards between $10,000 and $1,500 and the application deadline is July 15th.

The scholarship award is available to spouses of military service members for study at  a four-year college or university, graduate school, accredited trade school, certificate program, vocational school or community college. The applicant must be the spouse of a military member currently serving on active duty, whether active duty, Reserve or a member of the United States National Guard (Reserves or National Guard qualify if they have served 180 combined days of full time military duty since January 1, 2007).

Selection for the scholarship will be made by a panel of judges and the award will be scored in three areas: the applicant’s response to the essay question, his or her commitment to volunteerism and grade point average.  Applications are available at Operation Homefront (the link is about half way down on the right hand side).

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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.