The program's primary goal is to assist military service members and their families by awarding five bi-annual $2,000 scholarships to help pay for tuition and books.

To be considered, the scholarship applicant must have a connection to the United States Military through falling into at least one of the following categories:

  • A current active-duty service member
  • Veteran of the United States Armed Forces
  • Spouse of a military member or veteran
  • Surviving spouse or child of a fallen soldier
  • Child of a military 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.

  Application Deadline

  • March 25

Cycle: Annually

  Winner Announcement Date

  • April 22

  Award Amount


Number of Awards: 3

Is the scholarship auto renew: Yes

  Eligibility Criteria

  • The nursing program must be accredited
  • Students enrolled in the following nursing programs are eligible:
    • ADN
    • BSN
    • Accelerated BSN
    • Accelerated MSN
    • LPN to BSN
    • LPN to ADN
    • RN to BSN
    • Masters
    • Doctoral
  • Veteran and their families only

  Scholarship Requirements

  • Essay: Not Required

  Sponsoring Organization

VA Mortgage Center.com

2101 Chapel Plaza Court, Ste. 107
Columbia, MO 65203

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