Military Spouses


400 spouses awarded scholarships The National Military Family Association has awarded nearly 400 scholarships totaling $392,000 to military spouses for the coming fall semester. Among those receiving scholarships are 180 spouses of service members killed or disabled in the line of duty, with funding from the new Folds of Honor Foundation.
Dolphin Scholarship Foundation Dolphin Scholarship Foundation awards 137 renewable scholarships providing $3,250 annually to children/stepchildren of members or former members of the US Navy who have served in, or in direct support of, the Submarine Force. Complete eligibility criteria are available on our website, Each recipient may receive a total of $13,000 for up to four years of undergraduate study. The number of new awards granted each year is determined by graduation and attrition of current Dolphin Scholars.
DoD Schools for Military Children (DODEA) The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is a civilian agency of the U.S. Department of Defense. It is headed by a director who oversees all agency functions from DoDEA headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. DoDEAs schools are divided into three areas, each of which is managed by an area director.
Dreamcastle Books CHILDRENS BOOK OFFERS INSPIRING TRIBUTE TO OUR MILITARY FAMILIES For Freedom, a new childrens book being released in June 2006 by DreamCastle Publishing and a Book Adventure approved title, offers an inspiring glimpse of growing up in a military family through the eyes of a child.
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Marine Corps Engineer Association (Assistance fund) The Marine Corps Engineer Association offers a financial grant to Marines and/or their families for assistance or scholarship purposes.
Military Helps Spouses Get Degrees Too! Article with tips as to what you can do (depending on what branch of service you are part of) that offer financial assistance towards getting your degree. Resources and support addressing transition and deployment Issues of the Mobile Military Child.
Red River Valley Fighter Pilot Association The Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association (RRVA) initiated a Scholarship Program with the objective of “taking care of our own.” Since its inception through fall 2006, the program has awarded more than 900 grants over $1,600,000 to the children and spouses of Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Army aircrew members.
Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) (description coming soon)
Students can apply for DeCA scholarships at commissaries FORT LEE, Va. (AFPN) — The Scholarships for Military Children Program applications, sponsored by the Defense Commissary Agency, are now available for 2007.
United Through Reading United Through Reading, an underway quality-of-life program for military families, helps keep parents and children connected while separated during long deployments, through the medium of reading aloud on videotape.
Interstate Compact Eases School Transitions WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2010 – An interstate agreement is easing the school transition process for military children, many of whom will attend six to nine schools over the course of a parents military career, an education official said.
MyCAA Program My Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) funding program
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