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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.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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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.