Scholarships

NC State’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid offers information on college-based, employer-affiliated, and distinctive scholarships, and miscellaneous funding sources through their website. To be considered, students should complete the General Application through PACK ASSIST each year by the priority deadline of February 15th, or the deadline listed on the scholarship (often 8/31).

Captain Michael Shean Fielder, DVM Memorial Scholarship
Provided to veterinary students enrolled in the NCSU-CVM as determined by the CVM Scholarship Committee. Awards are for one year and may be renewable if recipient maintains satisfactory academic progress. Preference shall be given in order of priority to NC, TX or HI residents and to students with prior or current military service. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dan and Lois Coutcher ROTC Scholarship
This scholarship is intended to provide scholarship award(s) for student(s) participating in the Navy or Marine Corps ROTC programs

Danielle D’Haene Memorial Scholarship
Provide scholarships for students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Poole College of Management. Awards will be determined by the Dean, or his or her designee, in accordance with the established procedures for awarding merit-based scholarships. Preference shall be given to students who are either serving, or have served, in the US Armed Forces or who are a dependent or spouse of someone who is a current or prior US Armed Forces service member. Awards will be for one academic year and may be renewable based on specific criteria being met; the recipient will be informed of the criteria when the award is made. Poole College of Management

Dr. Thomas L. Honeycutt Scholarship
Must be enrolled in Computer Science Department with demonstrated financial need. Preference given to students who are first generation college students and/or students from military families. College of Engineering

Edna Loretta Nussman Scholarship
Must be enrolled in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering department (CBE) Department with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference for students with demonstrated financial need. Preference for students who are members of one of the following groups: an underrepresented group at NCSU; a military veteran; the first generation to attend college; or a parent or legal guardian of a school age child or children. Engineering.

Grover C. McNair, Sr. Scholarship
Must be enrolled in CCEE Department and maintain a 3.0 GPA. Preference given to students pursuing a degree in Construction Management and a member of the Army ROTC. College of Engineering

James Jones VFW Post 10,001 Scholarship
The VFW Post 10001 established this scholarship in honor of James Jones, a long time officer of their organization. The scholarship is intended for a veteran of the US military or the child or grandchild of a veteran, who demonstrates high academic merit and financial need.

Jeffrey D. Wright Scholarship Fund
Must be either serving, or have served, in the US Armed Forces or a dependent of someone who is a current or retired US Armed Forces service member. May be renewable based on specific criteria being met, and student is informed of the criteria when the original award is made. Poole College of Management

Ken Hines, Jr. and Cathy Hines Scholarship
Preference given to students with 3.5 TPGA or higher. Preference to Veteran, then Freshman; possibly with interest in finance in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources. College of Natural Resources

Libertees Scholarship
Preference given to veterans or children of veterans; veterans or children of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are highly preferred. If no candidate meets this criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to any COT student with a 3.0 GPA. College of Textiles.

Mary Gammon Carter Scholarship
Must be veteran student enrolled in the College of Engineering with a preference for students enrolled in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. Consideration should include those who have a GPA below 3.0. Awards are renewable. This scholarship is to provide supplemental support for the full cost of attendance as defined by the Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid. The value of this scholarship will be adjusted for any financial assistance received from any source as a result of the student’s veteran’s status. College of Engineering

Maurice W. Partin Jr. Scholarship
Need-based undergraduate scholarship for students in ECE. First preference to US Citizen/Permanent Residents. Second preference to first generation college students. Third preference to veterans/reserve office training corp members. College of Engineering

NESEP Alumni Endowment (Navy Enlisted Science Education Program Endowment)
Established by the North Carolina State Enlisted Commissioning Program Alumni, this award is presented annually to the most outstanding undergraduate students in the Seaman-to-Admiral 21 program. We are delighted to recognize your academic accomplishment with this distinguished award and wish you success in your studies at NC State University.

Steagall Family Military Svc. Appreciation Scholarship
Must be a military veteran from any branch of service, including the National Guard. Students demonstrated leadership abilities during their military service.

Textile Military Scholarship
Awarded to a College of Textiles student entering either their sophomore, junior or senior year and is a current member of ROTC. College of Textiles.

Tim and RJ Peppe Military Leadership Scholars Award
Must be a contracting non-ROTC Scholarship Cadets/Midshipmen in any service ROTC program at NC State University. Shelton Leadership Center.

To be eligible for various Federal, State, and Institutional grants including the Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, students should complete their FAFSA application each year.

 

Study Abroad

Undergraduate students who are receiving the Pell grant are encouraged to apply for the Gilman Scholarship. Undergraduate students who are dependent children of active duty military members are encouraged to apply for the Gilman-McCain study abroad scholarship, which will award recipients $5,000 for study abroad or international internship programs.

Other scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students can be found here. You should also talk to Study Abroad for more opportunities to fund your experience through NC State Scholarships or Outside Funding sources.

 

North Carolina Scholarship for Children of Wartime Veterans

This scholarship provides funding for eight academic semesters and is available for students attending North Carolina Schools and is a resident of North Carolina. Please visit the website to read more and apply.

 

Corvias Foundation

The Corvias Foundation offers scholarships for the children of active-duty service members. There are also scholarships available for the spouse of an active-duty service members

 

Student Veterans of America

The Annual SVA Leadership Institute held in Washington DC offers an immersive leadership program over four days. The scholarship covers student travel, lodging, and meals if selected to attend.

Google-SVA Scholarships are available for student veterans pursuing a degree in the field of computer science.

Raytheon-SVA Scholarships are available for student veterans demonstrating a commitment to and passion for their chosen field of study as well as demonstrated leadership and engagement in their community.

 

DoD SMART Scholarship

The Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship-for-Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and guaranteed civilian employment with the Department of Defense (DoD) upon degree completion.

 

Other Outside Scholarships

Regional/Local:

  • Southeastern Council on Military Education Scholarships are available for
    • Active Duty, Drilling Reservists, or National Guard Members assigned to a military installation and reside in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina
    • Spouses of Active Duty Members, Veterans, Drilling Reservists, National Guard Members who reside in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina
    • Veterans who reside in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, or South Carolina
  • The Katherine Baich Endowed Scholarship is available for residents of Alexander, Catawba, Iredell, Davie, Mecklenburg, Rowan, or Yadkin County in North Carolina and is the child or grandchild of a veteran with a service-connected disability.
  • The North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Inc. scholarship program is available to a Vietnam Veteran, spouse, or direct descendant of a Vietnam Veteran for undergraduate study who is also a resident of Wake, Durham, Harnett, Johnston, Franklin, Nash, Chatham, or Granville Counties of North Carolina.
  • The AFCEA North Carolina Chapter’s Janice Suggs Educational Scholarship Program provides merit-based scholarship grants to qualified students who are pursuing degrees or advanced training in science, technology, engineering and math related fields of study.

Veteran:

  • Paralyzed Veterans of America offers assistance to Paralyzed Veterans’ members, and members of their immediate families, through Paralyzed Veterans’ Educational Scholarship Program.
  • The VFW’s Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship provides service members and veterans that demonstrate a financial need with $5,000 scholarships.
  • The Energy Polymer Group, Inc. offers a scholarship for veterans.
  • TonaLaw awards scholarships to veterans semi-annually for fall and spring semesters.
  • Hill & Ponton Disability Attorneys offers the H&P Veterans helping Veterans Scholarships for veterans planning to use their degree to help fellow veterans.
  • The Jewish War Veterans Foundation offers grants to veterans and active duty personnel. The only requirement is proof of service and an honorable discharge.
  • Leave No Veteran Behind Retroactive Scholarship provides educational debt relief to Veterans who have loans that were used to pay for education costs.

Spouse:

  • The Jason Kulpa Wife Scholarship is available for student wives of military personnel serving overseas.
  • The National Military Family Association offers Military Spouse Scholarships that average $1,000.

Child:

  • The American Legion Legacy Scholarship provides money to children of post 9/11 veterans who died on active duty or has a combined VA disability rating of 50% or higher.
  • The American Legion Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarship is available for children, grandchildren, or great grandchildren of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during these eligibility dates: April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918 or any time after December 7, 1941
  • The Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund offers children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled scholarships.
  • The Heroes’ Legacy Scholarship is available for military children whose parent died while serving or who became disabled or received a 100% disability rating.
  • The Children of Fallen Patriots provides scholarships to the children of military personnel who have been killed in the line of duty.
  • Special Operations Warrior Foundation offers scholarships to children who lose a parent serving in the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps special operations.
  • The Fisher House Foundation Scholarship is available for military children offered through the Fisher House Foundation.
  • The Patriot Legacy Fund provides scholarships to dependents of US Veterans with a service-connected disability of 10% or higher.
  • The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships for the children and grandchildren of a US Marine, or Navy Corpsman who is/was attached to a US Marine Corps unit.
  • The Tailhook Educational Foundation offers scholarships for graduating high school students and current college students who are children or grandchildren of Navy/Marine Corps/Coast Guard.
  • The Society of Daughters of the US Army awards scholarships to daughters or granddaughters of US Army.
  • The Huebner Scholarship is available to high school seniors who are children, grandchildren, or great grandchildren of soldiers who served in the First Infantry Division of the US Army, as well as children of active duty soldiers of the division.
  • The Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association awards scholarships to the children or grandchildren of members of the FRA and LA FRA.

Veteran, Spouse, and/or Child:

  • AMVETS’ Scholarships are open for Veterans, Active Duty, Guard/Reservists, Spouses, and Children/Grandchildren.
  • The AT&T Veterans Scholarship is available for veterans and high school seniors who are children of veterans.
  • The AFCEA Educational Foundation has six general categories of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled.
  • Bonsai Finance offers veteran and dependent undergraduate students through scholarships.
  • The Military Commanders’ Scholarship Fund offers scholarships to children of select active duty, reserve, National Guard, or retired military members.
  • The Council of College and Military Educators offers scholarships for active duty, veterans, and spouses of service members.
  • The ThanksUSA Scholarship is available for dependent children age 24 and under or spouse of US Service personnel.
  • The Goedeker’s Appliances Annual Public Service College Book Scholarship is available for active military, reserves, veterans, and their immediate family members.
  • The George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers Veterans and Military Family Scholarship is available for veteran, spouse, or children in undergraduate or graduate programs.
  • Ankin Law offers scholarships for veterans and immediate family members for undergraduate and graduate degrees.
  • The Keller Law Offices offers scholarships to veterans and their immediate family members.
  • Matt Sharp Law offer scholarships to veterans and immediate family members for undergraduate or graduate programs.
  • The Military Officers Association of America offers scholarships and grants for a variety of undergraduate students.
  • Education Connection offers a scholarship for Veterans, active duty, and military spouses.
  • Folds of Honor offers the Higher Education Scholarship for spouses and dependents pursuing their first undergraduate degree.
  • The Army Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships for veterans, children and spouses of Army service members.
  • The Army Women’s Foundation offers scholarships to women soldiers, past and present, and their lineal descendants for undergraduate and graduate degrees.
  • Hope for the Warriors offers a Military Spouse Scholarship & Caregiver Scholarship for post-9/11 spouses and caregivers for undergraduate and graduate/post-graduate degrees.
  • The Veteran Car Donations Annual Scholarship is available for undergraduate students majoring in a STEM field of study.
  • The Lowe’s + AMVETS Technology Scholarships are offered to student Veterans and spouses who are undergraduate Juniors or Seniors and are currently studying Computer Science.
  • North American Van Lines offers a scholarship for veterans, their spouse and dependents pursuing Military Logistics/Supply Chain Management/Operational Management
  • The Association of the US Army offers a variety of scholarships for members and non-members.
  • The Army Emergency Relief offers the MG James Ursano Scholarship program which is a needs-based scholarship to assist children of Army Soldiers obtaining their first undergraduate degree and the Mrs. Patty Shinseki Spouse Scholarship for spouses of Army Soldiers obtaining an undergraduate degree.
  • The Army Scholarship Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for children or spouses of active duty, Reserve, National Guard, or Army members or children of Army members who received honorable discharge, medical discharge, or who were killed while serving.
  • The Air Force Association offers a variety of scholarships for dependents, veterans, and spouses.
  • The Air Force Aid Society offers grants and scholarships to children and spouses of the Air Force.
  • The Marines Memorial Association and Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for members, children, or grandchildren of Marines’ Memorial, active service members and veterans, and spouses and children of service members and veterans.
  • The Silent Warrior Foundation Scholarship is awarded to any college-bound person with a direct familial relationship to a Reconnaissance Marine/0321 or Critical Skills Operator/0372.
  • The Fleet Reserve Association Education Foundation offers scholarships for those who are affiliated with the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard through own service or for a spouse, child, grandchild, and great-grandchild of the service member.
  • The Navy Wives Clubs of America provides scholarships for dependents and spouses of Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard service members.
  • Wings over America offers scholarships to dependent children and spouses of all US Navy personnel.
  • The Anchor Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to children and spouses of Navy personnel.
  • The Dolphin Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships for undergraduate members of the US Navy Submarine Force and their children.
  • The Coast Guard Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for US Coast Guard service members and their families.
  • Veterans United Foundation offers a scholarship for the spouse or child of a deceased service member or a veteran with a 100% service connected disability who is pursuing an associates, bachelor’s, graduate, post-graduate, or doctoral degree.
  • The NMCRS Gold Star Scholarship is available for children of sailors or marines who died while serving on Active Duty or after Retirement or a spouse of a sailor or marine who died as a result of listed war times.
  • The Folded Flag Foundation offers scholarships to spouses or children of US Military Member who had died in combat.
  • The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program is available for honorably discharged veterans or the spouse of a disabled veteran.
  • The Military Order of the Purple Heart Scholarship offers scholarships for Purple Heart recipients as well as their spouses, children, and grandchildren.

 

If you are aware of any other military-connected scholarships, or see that one of the scholarships listed above is no longer active, please let us know so we may update our information at ncstatevets@ncsu.edu.