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Military Spouse Scholarships from Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global, which provides high quality online degree programs, has partnered with NMFA to award scholarships to military spouses covering 47% of tuition cost.

Military Spouse Scholarships

Central Texas College

Central Texas College has one $1,000 scholarship available exclusively through NMFA. This military spouse scholarship is available to new CTC students and can be used for any educational path at CTC

Military Spouse Scholarships

Chicago School of Professional Psychology

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers potential scholarships for Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees and doctoral degrees exclusively to eligible NMFA registrants and new students

Military Spouse Tuition Discounts at Webster University

Webster University

Webster University offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate degrees – on campus and online. Webster offers preferred tuition rates exclusive to military spouses enrolling via NMFA.

Military Spouse Scholarships

Fleet Reserve Association

The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Education Foundation will present at least one $2,000 scholarship annually to the spouse of a Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard service member registered with NMFA

KSU Global Campus Scholarships

Kansas State University

Kansas State University Global Campus has two $1,000 scholarships available exclusively through NMFA. Military spouse scholarships are available to degree-seeking students admitted to a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral program through K-State Global Campus.

Military Appreciation Scholarships at WGU

Western Governors University

WGU Military Appreciation Scholarships are valued at up to $2,000 per student. WGU has five scholarships reserved exclusively for NMFA.

Graduate Scholarships at Saybrook University

Saybrook University

Saybrook University provides graduate education that inspires transformational change in individuals, organizations, and communities, toward a just, humane, and sustainable world. Saybrook University offers $7,500 scholarships for military spouses.

Military Spouse Scholarships at SNHU

Southern New Hampshire University

At Southern New Hampshire University, registered NMFA military spouses receive a 30 percent discount toward online undergraduate degrees and a 25 percent discount for online graduate degrees.

Military Spouse Scholarships at UMUC

University of Maryland University College

UMUC provides eight scholarships for up to 1,500.00 each, exclusively through NMFA to spouses of active duty, reservist and/or national guard service members.

NURSE Corps Scholarships


If you are you accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate nursing program at an accredited U.S. school you can apply to receive funding for tuition, fees, and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible NURSE Corps site upon graduation.

Indian Health Service Scholarships

Indian Health Service

The Indian Health Service (IHS) offers three different scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students in order to educate and train health professionals to staff Indian health programs. Military spouses are eligible to apply as long as they meet all the eligibility requirements.

National Health Service Corps Scholarships

National Health Service Corps

If you are accepted/enrolled at an accredited U.S. school, you can apply to the National Health Service Corps scholarship program! The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community.

Post-9/11 GI Bill

U.S. Department of Defense

If a service member meets certain criteria, he or she may elect to transfer all or a portion of their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit to a spouse

Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO)

U.S. Department of Defense

SECO offers comprehensive resources for military spouses in all stages of their education and career development

My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)

U.S. Department of Defense

MyCAA is a DoD workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses


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Supporting First-Time Students

“I am first of my family to go to college and with tuition rates going up almost every year it has being very difficult to afford tuition plus childcare expenses; this scholarship will be of an enormous help in my pursuit to become a teacher. I want my future students to come into the classroom eager to learn something new. I believe it is our duty as educators not to provide students with answers but rather with the tools necessary for them to explore and become independent learners.”

Christina Diaz-Carreon

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Helping Spouses Follow their Dreams

“Frequent mobility, unexpected schedule changes, and the unpredictability of what the future holds in your spouse’s career can certainly hold back a military spouse. While attaining my doctorate will equip me with additional skills, it’ll also provide the opportunity to fulfill my dreams. The educational sector also offers the flexibility a military spouse depends on. I can accompany my spouse while still pursuing my own career goals and modeling goal setting and achievement to my sons.”

Gwen Alvarez

Caitlyn Sarmiento Graduation Photo

Making a Difference

“I am using the scholarship to offset the cost of my education. I currently hold a B.S. in Biological Sciences and I am completing prerequisite courses in order to apply to an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program. I want to help others. I want to save lives.”

Caitlyn Sarmiento

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To address military spouses’ unique combination of work-life interests and priorities, the Department of Defense (DoD) has established a comprehensive, holistic, spouse-centered program called SECO: Spouse Education and Career Opportunities. It is part of DoD’s commitment to overall spouse health and well-being.

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Fisher House Foundation Scholarship Finder

Scholarships for Service is a free public resource for students of families with a military service background to search and access thousands of scholarship options. Every scholarship listed here is specifically tailored for active, guard and reserve military, Veterans, retired personnel or their families.

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