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Veteran Benefits Scholarship

Description:, the leading online resource for information on veteran's Aid & Attendance pension benefit, is proud to announce our first 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.

  • 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 2016-2017 academic year.
  • The following are ineligible to apply:
  1. Employees of,, A Place for Mom, Inc., or A Place for Mom Canada, Inc.
  2. An immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) of an employee of,, A Place for Mom, Inc., or A Place for Mom Canada, Inc.
  3. A person living in the same household, whether or not related, of an employee of,, 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.
  • A $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to three (3) individual students who write the most compelling essay as judged by staff.
Application Process: 

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.

Submission Deadline: December 31

Scholarship award recipients will be announced by January 31

How to Apply
Email to submit your essay, introductory bio, and signed Scholarship Award Agreement.

Award recipients will be notified individually and announced by January 31

Award Amount: 
Approximate Deadline: 
Annually - December 31th
Scholarship Tags: 
Open to Any Major

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