Military Families! It’s scholarship application season. If you are looking for tuition assistance to fund your education, then take a look at these local scholarship opportunities tailored specifically for military college bound students and spouses.

Fisher House Foundation/DeCA 

Applications are available at 

MilitaryScholar.org

Submission deadline: Feb 15th

A total of 500 scholarship grants, each for $2,000, will be awarded for school year 2019-20 to college students of active-duty, Guard, Reserve, or retired military commissary customers. Among requirements of the application process is providing a short essay. Learn more here: MilitaryScholar.org.

Belvoir Spouses’ Club

Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 15. 

Applications are available at 

www.belvoirosc.org/scholarships.html.

The program is open to spouses and children/family members of all ranks, active, retired or deceased, from all service branches, including National Guard and Reserve with a valid military ID that live in the greater Washington D.C. area. 

Point of Contact: Cynthia Giesecke, Scholarship Chair, boscscholarship2016@gmail.com. 

Belvoir Thrift Shop

Applications must be picked up by the applicant or the applicant’s parents as they check for eligibility. www.fortbelvoirthriftship.org.

Scholarship applications for the 2019 Thrift Shop Scholarship Program will be available at the Thrift Shop starting Tuesday. Last year, 18 winners received $1,000 scholarships. Applications must be picked up by the applicant or the applicant’s parents as they check for eligibility when you pick up the forms. All applicants must possess a valid military ID and a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher. For more information, visit www.fortbelvoirthriftship.org. 

Fairfax-Lee AUSA

Submission deadline is April 5. 

Applications are available at 

www.ausa.org/fairfax-lee 

The Fairfax-Lee Chapter of the Association of the United States Army announces its 2019 Scholarship Program. Applicants must: be a high school senior, or a full/part-time college student, for the 2018-2019 academic year. Point of Contact: Mr. Kevin Klopcic, fairfaxleeausascholarship@gmail.com.

National Guard Bureau Spouses’ Club 

Submissions must be postmarked by March 16. 

Applications are available at www.ngbsc.org

The National Guard Bureau Spouses’ Club has academic and need-assessed scholarships each year. Applicants must be a high school senior or enrolled as a full-time college student. The applicant’s parent, spouse, or guardian must be an officer, enlisted or civilian working for the National Guard Bureau in the area. Point of Contact: Janet Harris, Scholarship Chair, ngbosc.scholarships@gmail.com.

Work Mentorship for Spouses

American Corporate Partners is offering career mentorships to active duty spouses. Spouse protégés will receive personalized guidance on career exploration, resume review, interview prep, networking, coaching and overall professional development. To learn more and apply, go to www.acp-usa.org.