This scholarship is for children, spouses, and financial dependents of members of the armed forces of the US or state organized militia who provided eligible military service on or after August 2, 1990 and meet one of the following criteria: 1) died or became severely and permanently disabled as a result of injury or illness suffered or incurred; or are classified as missing in action in a combat theater or combat zone of operations; and 2) died or became severely and permanently disabled as result of injury or illness suffered or incurred during military training operations in preparation for duty in a combat theater or combat zone of operations. A member of the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia who provided eligible military service on or after August 2, 1990 is severely and permanently disabled when a doctor of medicine or osteopathy, licensed to practice in a state, has determined that such person is unable to engage in any occupation for remuneration or profit due to a physical or mental impairment. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be New York residents; studying at an approved New York institution; graduated from high school in the US; earned a GED or passed federally approved "Ability to Benefit" test; be enrolled as a full time student (12 or more credits per semester); and be in good academic standing.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship's application process shouldn't take more than an hour or so.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.
Military member must meet one of the criteria listed above.