Veterans’ Scholarships

The VFW and one of its major supporters, Sport Clips Haircuts, have again partnered to help our veterans and their families. The VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way to say “thank you” to those who deserve it the most. Please see below for full details on the scholarship program and to apply.

View the complete list of 2016 spring semester scholarship recipients here.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS:
Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to qualified applicants
Limited to one per family per semester
Applications for the fall semester will be accepted January 1 through April 30
Applications for the spring semester will be accepted August 1 through November 15
Fall semester scholarships will be awarded in August, and spring semester scholarships will be awarded in January
Scholarships must be used by the end of the school semester for which the veteran is applying or they will become null and void

Scholarships are restricted for tuition and fees only and will be paid directly to accredited schools


ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS MUST:
Be a citizen of the United States
Be retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve
Have completed Basic Training and follow-on training (Advanced Individual Training, Technical school, etc.)
Separated with or currently hold a military rank of E-5 or below
Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
Participate in, be accepted to or currently enrolled in a VA-approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution
If selected, authorize the VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. to announce and publish award of your scholarship. If awarded a scholarship, the recipient’s name, city, state, photograph and essay may be used for promotional purposes by the VFW and Sport Clips, Inc. without further consent from the recipient
Click here to access the scholarship Rules.

Click here to access the scholarship Application.

Please note: the application will only be available during the acceptance dates stated above.

Have additional questions? Email HelpAHero@vfw.org for more information.

 

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