AMVETS annually awards scholarships to veterans/active military, their sons, daughters or grand-children. A son, daughter or grandchild of a deceased veteran is also eligible. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need, the scholarships go to deserving high school seniors, high school JROTC students and veterans pursuing a higher education.
What are the eligibility requirements for the AMVETS National Scholarships?
A) Must be a United States Citizen
B) Must provide evidence of active duty status or veteran status having served honorably
C) Must have a high school diploma or GED
D) Must demonstrate financial need
E) Must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment to an eligible program
F) Must not be in default on a federal student loan
G) Must not be convicted under state or federal law for sale of or possession of illegal drugs
H) Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected