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Veterans and Their Families 

Charlotte L. Grinsel
Eligibility: Open to students who are U.S. service veterans with a Science Education major in biology, chemistry, or physics and planning to teach after graduation. Students should have a major GPA of at least 3.0 or above. If no veteran in need of financial assistance is available, an immediate family member (spouse, child) of a veteran shall be considered to be eligible to apply for the scholarship. Application materials are available in the appropriate departmental office (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics & Astronomy).
Award: $4,700       
Number Awarded Yearly: One
Deadline: April 1

Richard T. Nuske Memorial Scholarship
Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. – Wisconsin State Council
Eligibility: To be eligible the applicant must interview a US Vietnam Veteran, with extra points assigns to those who are a descendant or relative of a US Vietnam Veteran. Must be attending an accredited Wisconsin school. For an application contact Veteran's Services at veterans@uwec.edu or 715-836-3839.
Award: $1,500            
Number Awarded Yearly: Three
Deadline: February 1

Col. Edwin L. Overholt, M.D.
Family Scholarship for Wisconsin Veterans Fund
Eligibility:
To be eligible the applicant must be a Wisconsin resident, enrolled full-time, a veteran of the Armed Forces, accepted into a program related to a healthcare field, and in good academic standing.  Financial need will be considered, and a copy of DD214 must be attached.  For an application contact Veteran's Services at veterans@uwec.edu or 715-836-3839.
Deadline: March 1

Donald P. Weber Veterans Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: 
Must be a Wisconsin resident, enrolled full time, a veteran of the Armed Forces, and in good academic standing.  Financial need will be considered and a copy of DD214 must be attached.  For an application contact Veteran's Services at veterans@uwec.edu or 715-836-3839.

 To find the specific details, eligibility requirements, deadlines and applications for the following scholarships please visit their websites.

AFCEA Educational Foundation Scholarships for Military Personnel
(Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association)
A number of scholarships with requirements as to major, academic status and citizenship. See website at:  http://www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/military/

AMVETS National Scholarship Program
Scholarships for Veterans and Reservists. For other info see: http://www.amvetsnsf.org/scholarships.html

AVVA (Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America) Better Chance Scholarship
Open to members of VVA or AVVA; or a spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild of VVA or AVVA member, or a spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild of MIA, KIA or deceased Vietnam veterans.  See website: http://www.vvaofbrandon.org/AVVA.html.

The American Legion Auxiliary Non-Traditional Student Scholarship Must be a member of Legion, Legion Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion for 2 years prior to application.  See website:
http://alaforveterans.org/Resources/Scholarships-and-Education/

The American Legion -  Schneider-Emanuel American Legion Scholarship
Must be a veteran and a member of Legion, or child or grandchild of Legion, Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion member. See website: http://wilegion.org/ 

Joanne Holbrook Patton Military Spouse Scholarship Program
Awarded to spouses of Uniformed Services members, to obtain professional certification or to attend post secondary or graduate school.  http://www.militaryfamily.org/spouses-scholarships/

U.S. Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarships
Applicants must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army. Must be enrolled at an accredited college or university, junior or senior standing, and have a minimum 3.0 g.p.a. See website: http://awfdn.org/programs/legacyscholarships.shtml