AMVETS National Service Foundation for High School Seniors

Scholarship Provided by : third party

Scholarship Amount

$4,000 USD

Application Deadline

April 15, 2017


  • A copy of the veteranâs honorable discharge. (Form DD 214) Dependents of current military personnel must submit a letter from the base commander certifying the active duty status of the parent.
  • Official high school transcripts including the first grading period of the senior year in high school. Transcripts must be in the 4.0 grade scale, or if in a different system, translated to the 4.0 scales.
  • SAT and/or ACT scores.
  • A complete and signed copy of the parent(s)/guardian(s) 1040 tax form must be enclosed. It will be used to verify financial need. The applicantâs name must also appear on the tax form.
  • A copy of the applicantâs Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Student must submit an essay (50-100 words).
  • Acceptance letter from the accredited school you will attend.
  • Proof of college expenses (A copy of expenses out of the college publication will suffice).
  • A resume detailing extracurricular activities, volunteer activities, community services, and jobs held during the past four years.

  • Must be a graduating high school senior entering at the college freshmen level in the upcoming fall semester.
  • Must have a minimum high school grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. (Or documented evidence of extenuating circumstances that caused a lower GPA.)
  • Must be the child or grandchild of a United States veteran.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must demonstrate academic promise and financial need.
  • Must agree to authorize AMVETS to publicize your scholarship award, if you are selected.
United States

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