VFW Scholarship

  • Scholarship Intent: Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will provide service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt.
  • Criteria:
    1) Must be a retired, honorably discharged, active duty, or a member of the National Guard or Reserve.
    2) Must have a military rank of E-5 or below and have completed basic training and follow-on training.
    3) Must participate in, be accepted to or currently enrolled in a VA-approved program or school at an accredited post-secondary institution.
    4) Must file a FAFSA to determine financial need.
  • Major: Any
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: Any
  • Enrollment Status: Entering and Continuing
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: HALF-TIME; Grad: HALF-TIME
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Yes
  • Citizenship: US Citizen
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Contact Person title:
  • Street Address: 406 W. 34th St. Kansas City, MO 64111
  • Phone Number: (816)756-3390
  • Extension:
  • Email: HelpAHero@vfw.org
  • Number of Awards: varies
  • *Deadline: Fall: April 30, Spring: November 15

Up to $5,000