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This scholarship is available for undergraduate and graduate North Carolina students who are under 25 at time of application and plan to attend or are attending a North Carolina college. Students must have a veteran parent who is rated by USDVA as much as 20 percent but less than 100 percent disabled due to wartime service as defined in the law, OR have a parent who was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received as a result of an act of any opposing armed force, as a result of an international terrorist attack or as a result of military operations while serving as part of a peacekeeping force.
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- Awarded by:
- North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs
This award is for free tuition, a room allowance, a board allowance and exemption from certain mandatory fees as set forth in the law in public, community and technical colleges/institutions OR $4,500 per nine-month academic year in private colleges and junior universities. This award is renewable for up to three additional years if used within eight years after the award date.
- Up to 100 awards offered annually.
To obtain an application, the student should contact his/her local Veterans Service Officer. A list of officers by county is available Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.