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Scholarships

Veterans United Foundation, formed and fully funded by Veterans United Home Loans and its employees, strives to enhance lives by recognizing the selfless contributions of service members and their families through support of such individuals in need.

 
Despite the aid of benefits like the GI Bill, the ever-increasing expense of a post-secondary degree is one of the greatest challenges facing so many of our nation’s finest, and in an effort to address this need, Veterans United Foundation has established the Veterans United Foundation Scholarship program.
 
The program’s primary goal is to assist military service members and their families by awarding up to twenty bi-annual $2,000 scholarships to help pay for tuition and books.
 

Scholarship Eligibility

 
To be considered, the scholarship applicant must fall into at least one of the following categories:
 
    ·    A current active-duty service member
    ·    Veteran of the United States Armed Forces
    ·    Spouse of a service member or veteran
    ·    Surviving spouse or child of a fallen service member
    ·    Child of a service member or veteran.
 
Applicants must also currently be  pursuing a post-secondary degree (associates, bachelors, masters or doctorate)  at an accredited college or university, OR plan to attend a college  or university the following academic year.
 
In addition, applicants must display financial need and maintain a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship can only be used toward school-related expenses (tuition and books).
 
 

The Scholarship Application Period
Is NOW OPEN !!!

Click HERE TO APPLY

 

How to Apply

The scholarship application link will be made available at www.enhancelives.com/scholarships ONLY during the spring and fall submission periods.

The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship application includes these elements:

1. The Online Application form, made available on the given Key Dates

2. Within the application, applicants will submit a single Essay in response to one of three prompts given within the scholarship application. Essays must meet all of the following criteria (essays failing to meet ALL criteria will NOT be considered):

 · Essay MUST be 750 words or less

 · Essay must be submitted as a Word or rich text (.docx, .doc, or .rtf) document format into the upload box that is included within the online application

 

*Please note that NO confirmation email will be sent from the Veterans United Foundation Scholarship Program upon receiving your application and essay submission. Please do not email us requesting notification. 

Winners of the scholarship will be contacted directly via email or phone and asked to provide proof of enrollment (transcript or acceptance letter) to a post-secondary school and their DD-214 (or appropriate family member’s DD-214).

No direct notification will be sent to the applicants who were not chosen as a winner of the scholarship.

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