What You Need to Apply

The 2019 program is closed. Please check back in mid-December for the opening of the 2020 program.

An application to the Scholarships for Military Children Program will be submitted online. To get started, you will create an account with your email address and a password (8 characters or longer with at least one number and one special character).

An application will include the following that is submitted online:

  • All tabs of the form must be completed before final submission. A green checkmark indicates the tab is complete.
  • A short, 500-word essay
  • High school applicants: transcript indicating a minimum cumulative
    GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale (unweighted)
  • College applicants: transcript indicating a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale (unweighted)
  • Applicants must validate their eligibility as a military dependent by entering the benefits number found on the reverse of the DD Form 1173 Identification Privilege Card.
  • 2019 Essay (max 500 words): Please cite two examples of how being a child of a military service member has influenced your educational goals.

Helpful hint! When the program opens mid-December, you will be able to save your application and log back in as many times as needed to make changes, finish and submit.