Office of Nationally Competitive Awards (ONCA)

Award Listings: Veterans, Military, and Dependents


    Description: The John McCain International Scholarship for the Children of Military Families (Gilman-McCain Scholarship) provides $5,000 awards for child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs.

    Eligibility: Dependent children of active duty military members in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard who are enrolled as full-time undergraduates and receive any type of Title IV federal financial aid.

    Information: Gilman-McCain Scholarship

    Deadline: February

    Description: The scholarship assists with academic expenses, and can be used for tuition and fees, living expenses, and books. Tillman Scholars can expect an average award of $10,000.

    Eligibility: Veteran and active-duty military service members from all branches of the U.S. Military including National Guard and Reserve; Current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members, including surviving spouses; Service members or spouses pursuing a degree as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student.

    Information: Tillman

    Deadline: February 1