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"I was fortunate to get a scholarship when I went to Lehigh University and Princeton. They were both wonderful schools. Somebody was kind enough to spend their money to educate people that they would never get to know. Thatís what I think philanthropy is about."
Lee Iacocca

America Freedom Scholarship Award (for Military dependent children)
American Military University#1 provider of higher education to the U.S. military based upon 2011 DoD enrollment figures
Anchor Scholarship Foundation - provides college scholarships for dependent children and spouses from the Naval Surface community
Dolphin Scholarship Foundation - provides college scholarships for dependent children from the Naval Submarine community
Marine Corps Scholarship Fund (Honoring Marines by educating their family
MOAA (Military Officers Association of America, scholarship for spouses and dependents)
MilitaryScholar.Org (Scholarships for Military Children)
(National Military Family Association  Scholarships are awarded to spouses of Uniformed Services members, including retiree spouses)
Pat Tillman Foundation  (To support educational opportunities for servicemembers and their families)
ThanksUSA (Thanking American's troops and their families through the gift of education)
The Louis H. Schilt Memorial Scholarship ( School of Art & Design)
Western Governers University (Scholarships for military personnel and their spouses
Wings Over America Scholarship Foundation- provides college scholarships for dependent children and spouses from the Naval Aviation community

Scholarships for Military Children: this excellent source at OurMilitary.mil lists more than 50 scholarship programs available and dedicated to Military children!!! Visit each of them because many include spouses!

Please read this article form MilitaryMoney.com to  find extremely valuable information on the topic of grants and scholarships for military families.

Scholarshipsmerits.org helps locate all types of scholarships, inlcuding those not limited to military families, but for which your family member may qualify.

CollegeScholarships.org for information on Military Spouse Scholarships.


If your organization offers scholarships to military families, and they are not limited specifically to families within your duty station, please send the information to be posted here.


Degrees; distance learning and online education opportunities

Test Your Way to a Degree

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) offers students increased flexibility in managing the complex demands of jobs, families, and college-level course work. The program allows veteran students to demonstrate their mastery of college-level material in introductory subjects and to receive college credit by earning qualifying scores on any one or more of 34 exams. Learn more about CLEP on Military.com.

The Web's Most Complete Directory for University and College Search

Most major universities (stateside and abroad) have included online degrees and distance learning as part of their curriculum; a major education motivator for "on the move" military families.

This list is far from being "complete", but it will get you started. Its a list of the colleges/universities most often associated with online learning or opportunities to study abroad. Many offer military family scholarships, so be sure to inquire!!!

BrainTrack (Operating since 1996, they list over 10,000 higher education institutions in 194 countries)
Boston University

California State University
Capella University
Central Pennsylvania College
Central Texas College
DeVry University
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University ~ Worldwide
Florida Technical College
Indiana State University
ITT Technical Institution
Loyola University ~ New Orleans
Northeastern University

Park Univeristy (offers partial scholarships and tuitiion discounts to Military & dependents)
Portland State University
Regent University Online, Christian, Learning
Saint Louis University - Study Abroad Program!
Schiller International University
Southern Illinois University
Strayer University
The George Washington University - Distance Learning Program
University of Liverpool
University of Maryland University College

University of Oklahoma
University of Phoenix
University of Phoenix Overseas Military Website

University of  Scranton Online
Vanderbuilt University
Webster University - Distance Learning
Webster University  ~ Global MBA Program

If your academic institution offers distance learning and you would like a link added to this page, please notify the webmaster.


Spouses to Teachers "DoD's latest endeavor to assist military spouses interested in teaching, is serving a similar purpose as the popular Troops to Teachers program has been moved to MilitaryOneSource." As of April 20, 2009, the program is no longer described online and requires a call to MilitaryOneSource for more information.  (1-800 342-9647)

Click on the DANTES logo above to see all "Defense Department Non-Traditional Education Support programs.

Click on the NMFA logo  for a wealth of information on the subject of paying for school.


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