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Veteran Dependents/Spouses Scholarships

General scholarships and military affiliated scholarships are available to students at Texas A&M University. For more information regarding general scholarships please visit scholarships.tamu.edu.
 

Texas A&M Scholarships

To apply, submit the University Scholarship Application, available annually from October 15 to February 1. Please note that scholarship awarding is subject to funding availability. Students must apply each academic year to be considered for these scholarships.

  • A dependent child or spouse of a veteran who lost their life or was 100% totally and permanently disabled in a conflict.
  • Registered with the Veteran Services Office at Texas A&M University.
The Bush School of Government & Public Service provides several forms of financial assistance for its students who are residents and non-residents of Texas. For more information, please visit bush.tamu.edu.
  • A dependent of a deceased or permanently disabled veteran of the United States Armed Forces.
  • Preference given to member of the Corps of Cadets.
  • Registered with the Veteran Services Office at Texas A&M University.
  • A dependent child or spouse of a service member, federal employee, or Department of Defense contractor who became deceased or permanently disabled as the result of a conflict ( Killed in Action, hostile/terrorist act, friendly fired, or non-combat related injuries) during the Global War on Terrorism.
  • Financial need (verified through the FAFSA).
  • Registered with the Veteran Services Office at Texas A&M University.
  • Preference is given to a dependent child or spouse of an Aggie who served in a conflict, lost their life or was 100% totally and permanently disabled in a conflict.
  • A dependent child or spouse of a veteran who served in a conflict, lost their life or was 100% totally and permanently disabled in a conflict.
  • Registered with the Veteran Services Office at Texas A&M University.
  • A dependent child of a veteran of the United States Armed Forces.
  • Preference given to graduates of high schools in Brown, Burnet, or Ellis counties in Texas.
  • Registered with the Veteran Services Office at Texas A&M University.


Outside Scholarships

Outside scholarships are offered and awarded by external entities not associated with Texas A&M University.

Dependents Only

Awarded to dependent children of an Air Force member who is on active duty, who is retired, or who is deceased and was retired or active.

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Awarded to children of military personnel who have been killed in the line of military duty, during combat or peacetime.

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Awarded to sons and daughters of active duty, reserve/guard, or retired military commissary customers.

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Awarded to the spouse or dependent of a veteran or service member whose death or injury was service connected or who is currently classified as a POW or MIA.

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Awarded to children of veterans or service members whose death or permanent disability was the result of an operational mission or training injury or who is currently classified as a POW or MIA.

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Awarded as a need based scholarship for dependent children of a Soldier who is on federal active duty, who is retired, or who is deceased and was retired or active.

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Awarded to children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen with particular attention given to children whose parent has been killed or wounded in action and those who have demonstrated financial need.

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Awarded to dependent children or spouses of U.S. military service personnel or retirees.

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Awarded to dependents and grandchildren of active Marines’ Memorial Association members.

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Dependents and Spouses

Awarded to Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel and their families.

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Awarded to recipients of a Purple Heart who are also a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, or their spouse, child, step-child, adopted child, or grandchild. Spouses, widows and direct lineal descendants of Purple Heart recipients listed as killed-in-action or died of wounds may also be eligible.

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Awarded to children/grandchildren of individuals who are serving or ever served as a Naval Aviator, Naval Flight Officer, or Naval Aircrewman (U.S. Navy/U.S. Marine Corps/ U.S. Coast Guard) and individuals who have ever served on board a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier in ship’s company or the Air Wing.

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Awarded to active-duty service members, veterans and military spouses who are committed to a life of service in and out of uniform. Contact the Veteran Services Office if you are interested in applying for this scholarship.

For more information, please visit the Tillman Military Scholarship page.
Awarded to active duty service members, veterans, surviving spouses or children of fallen service members as well as active duty and veteran dependents.

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