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2017 Veteran Benefits Scholarship (ID 2210)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
7/1/2017
Deadline:
12/31/2017
Website:
https://www.veteranaid.org/apply.php#scholarship
Amount:
3 - $2000 awards
Description:
VeteranAid.org, the leading online resource for information on veterans’ Aid & Attendance pension benefit, is proud to announce our second annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a scholarship award of $2,000. This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the academic year.

Contact Information

Email:
scholarship@veteranaid.org

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Eligibility:
-The annual scholarship award is for three (3) students enrolled in an associate's degree, bachelor's degree or graduate level program at an accredited 2-year college or 4-year university during the 2017-2018 academic year.

The following are ineligible to apply:
-Employees of VeteranAid.org, SeniorAdvisor.com, A Place for Mom, Inc., or A Place for Mom Canada, Inc.
-An immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) of an employee of VeteranAid.org, SeniorAdvisor.com, A Place for Mom, Inc., or A Place for Mom Canada, Inc.
-A person living in the same household, whether or not related, of an employee of VeteranAid.org, SeniorAdvisor.com, A Place for Mom, Inc., or A Place for Mom Canada, Inc.

-Applicants must include a 150-word maximum introductory bio with their 500-750 word essay and sign the Scholarship Award Agreement
Special Criteria:
Guidelines for Applicants

Please include the following three items in your submission:

-150 word maximum introductory bio about yourself – you may choose to include your work or educational background, why you're seeking a degree in your field, and why this scholarship interested you.
-500-750 word essay response to the question: Give an example of one veterans benefit and explain how it helps senior veterans. Then propose your own benefit to help senior veterans.
-Signed and dated Scholarship Award Agreement.