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Veteran's Scholarship

Funded by
1 winner$1,000
Application Deadline
Nov 9, 2020
Winners Announced
Nov 11, 2020
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners

In the United States, veterans fight to secure the values and liberties of the country.

Veterans deserve our immense support for their bravery, but it's clear we're not doing enough. A staggering 1.5 million veterans live in poverty, and many are homeless or experience severe mental health conditions.

Many dependents of veterans also bear this weight, often shouldering financial and caretaker responsibilities.

As one small act to work on this problem, the Veteran’s Scholarship exists to support the academic endeavors and interests of veterans or dependents of veterans. 

Applicants must write about a personal failure they have endured and what they did to overcome or learn from it. will be awarding a scholarship each day in November to celebrate National Scholarship Month. Follow along on's Instagram and TikTok for daily announcements of scholarships and winners!

Selection Criteria:
Essay, Veteran, Dependent
Published October 31, 2020
Essay Topic

Please describe a personal failure you have endured during your lifetime. What did you do to overcome it? What lessons did you learn from it?

250–800 words

Winning Application

michele boutell
Tarleton State UniversityWaco, TX


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Nov 9, 2020. Winners will be announced on Nov 11, 2020.

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