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The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. To learn more information or to find out about the deadline to apply, please visit the website at https://www.fisherhouse.org/programs/scholarship-programs/
Who Can Apply?
Only students with valid Uniformed Services Identification (USID) card may apply for a scholarship. In addition, a student's parent(s) must be one of the following: active duty, reserve/guard, deceased, or retired from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, or Space Force.
- Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program leading to a bachelor’s degree or a community/junior college designed to allow for a direct transfer into a four-year program.
- High school applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis).
- College applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. College freshmen must submit a first-semester college transcript.
- Applicants or sponsors do not need to live at an installation with a commissary – simply select the commissary where you shop or the one nearest to you.
How Do I Apply?
The Scholarships for Military Children Program expects that the student completes the application themselves and they must attest to this when submitting the application.
- Create an account that you can later come back to.
- Complete all tabs of the form – a green checkmark indicates completion.
- Write a short 500-word essay – the essay topic will be announced when the scholarship opens.
- Submit transcripts
- 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)
- You must validate your eligibility as a military dependent by entering the benefits number found on the reverse of the Uniformed Services Identification (USID) card. If you qualify for an ID card but do not have one, immediately schedule a visit to a military personnel office with the proper documentation.