Aid for Military Families
The following scholarships are available for military families or members of military personnel.
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit rather than financial need:
- Several colleges offer Army ROTC scholarships. Application
packets, information about eligibility, and the telephone number of an
ROTC advisor in your area are available from College Army ROTC or
- If you are studying foreign language or pursing technical degree,
the Air Force ROTC scholarship is the right one for you. Information
about Air Force ROTC scholarships is available from Air Force ROTC
College Scholarship Section or 1-866-4-AFROTC (1-866-423-7682).
- Navy ROTC offers both two-year and four-year scholarships, with
options to join the Navy, the Marines, or the Navy Nursing Corps. For
information and applications, contact Naval Service Training Command or
- The Marine Officer NROTC Program pays your way through college at
approved schools and offers an additional scholarship if you attend any
one of the approved Historically Black Colleges and Universities (known
Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant or Additional Federal Pell Grant Funds
If your parent or guardian died as a result of military service in
Iraq or Afghanistan after the events of 9/11, you may be eligible for
additional aid. For details, click here.