Parent Deceased Scholarships

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$500 CollegeMapper Scholarship - No Essay $500
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Gold Shield Foundation Scholarships
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Provide immediate financial assistance and insure a college education or vocational training for the spouse and dependent children of Florida law enforcement officers and firefighters of ...
Act 188 Fee Waiver Scholarships Tuition
Provides tuition and fees for any student at Mississippi County Community College whose parent was an Arkansas resident and either: killed in active duty; missing in action; a prisoner of ...
Akard Funeral Home Scholarship-North Carolina $1000
Must be a resident of Sullivan County, TN, Washington County, VA, or Avery County, NC. Must have lost a parent or guardian in the year before applying to college.
Akard Funeral Home Scholarship-Tennessee $1000
Must be a resident of Sullivan County, TN, Washington County, VA, or Avery County, NC. Must have lost a parent or guardian in the year before applying to college.
Akard Funeral Home Scholarship-Virgina $1000
Must be a resident of Sullivan County, TN, Washington County, VA, or Avery County, NC. Must have lost a parent or guardian in the year before applying to college.
Alamelu Sarada Memorial Scholarship $2000
This scholarship is awarded to those applicants who have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0. The applicant is required to reside in Brevard. The applicant must also attend school on a full time ...
American Legion American Legacy Scholarships Varies
These scholarships are made available to benefit dependents of military personnel who were killed in active duty on or after September 11, 2001. Open to high school seniors and high school ...
American Legion Auxiliary Department of New York Scholarships $1000
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships offered to students in the state of New York. More information available at: www.legion-aux.org. For a child or grandchild of a deceased veteran. Must ...
American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships-WA $500
The American Legion Auxiliary Scholarships are offered to students in the state of Washington. More information is available at: www.legion-aux.org or www.walegion.org. Awarded to children of ...
American Legion Legacy Scholarship Varies
Financial assistance offered through the American Legion. Child/Children, or legally adopted child/children, of active duty United States military and Guard, and Reserve personnel who were ...
$1,000 #CappexCash Monthly Scholarship $1,000
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American Legion Scholarships-WA $1500-$2500
American Legion Scholarships are offered to students in the state of Washington. For children of Washington Legionnaires and Auxiliary members, living or deceased. Must need financial ...
Arkansas Service Memorial Scholarship Fund $2,500
Financial aid for outstanding residents of Arkansas who will be, or are currently, attending a college or university. Administered through the Arkansas Community Foundation. ...
Audrey B. Mastroianni Scholarship Varies
UBCF exists to serve the needs of patients and families affected by breast cancer. The Audrey B. Mastroianni Scholarship is for college bound students who have suffered a loss due to breast ...
Beacon Brighter Tomorrows Scholarship $1000-$2000
Established to provide financial assistance for college to spouses and dependents of workers insured by Beacon Mutual Insurance Company who were killed or permanently disabled in industrial ...
Byrnes Scholars $3,250
Applicant must have lost one or both parents by death. Be a South Carolina resident and a United States citizen. Be a current Senior in High School. Plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at ...
ScholarshipPoints $10,000 Scholarship $10,000
Sponsored: ScholarshipPoints.com will give away up to $100,000 in scholarships this year.
Captain Robert John Long Memorial Scholarship Varies
For widows and children of crew members who died in crash of Yukla 27.
Carl M. and Kathryn W. Moyer Scholarship Varies
Awarded to students who have experienced sudden financial loss through the death of a family member, or for other causes.
Children's Scholarship Fund $2500
Children who have lost a parent in an air medical or critical care ground transport accident are now eligible for financial assistance through the MedEvac Foundation Children’s Scholarship ...
Clara M. Kauffman Scholarship Varies
Must major in engineering or science.
Dependent Children’s Scholarship Program-Firefighter Varies
Awarded to dependent children of law enforcement officers, firefighters, or emergency medical technicians killed in the line of duty while employed in Tennessee. Must be a U.S. citizen and a ...
$2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship - College Prowler $2,000
Sponsored: Open to all students and those planning on enrolling within 12 months. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing.
Dependent Children’s Scholarship Program-Law Enforcement Varies
Awarded to dependent children of law enforcement officers, firefighters, or emergency medical technicians killed in the line of duty while employed in Tennessee. Must be a U.S. citizen and a ...
Diane Dawson Memorial Scholarship $1000-$3000
To provide financial assistance for young men and women who have a parent or legal guardian with terminal cancer or other terminal illness, or who have lost a parent to a terminal disease. ...
DSLCC Children of Deceased Fire Fighters Scholarships Tuition & Fees
Awarded to students attending Dabney S. Lancaster Community College who are the children of deceased fire fighters.
DSLCC Children of Deceased Rescue Squad Scholarships Tuition & Fees
Awarded to students attending Dabney S. Lancaster Community College who are the children of deceased rescue squad members.
DSLCC Deceased Law Enforcement Officers Scholarships Tuition & Fees
Awarded to students attending Dabney S. Lancaster Community College who are the children of deceased law enforcement officers.
CollegeWeekLive Monthly $1,000 Scholarship $1,000
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Durward I. Bernhard Scholarship $1000
Financial assistance offered by the Ohio American Legion. For Legion members, direct descendants of Legionaires in good standing/deceased and for spouses or children of deceased military ...
Edmund J. Woodard III Memorial Scholarship $500
Must be a dependant of a New York State Firefighter killed in the line of duty. Must submit a personal essay stating educational goals.
Elsie Brown Scholarship Fund $150
Elsie B. Brown Scholarship is offered through the American Legion Auxiliary to a student in the state of New Hampshire. Award for a resident of New Hampshire. Must be the child of a deceased ...
Emergency Educational Grants $4000
The EEG program provides financial assistance to children of deceased or totally disabled Elks who wish to obtain or further their college education. The Elk parent or stepparent must have ...
Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund-Deceased Parent Varies
Awarded to financially needy children and spouses of those killed or permanently disabled as a direct result of the terrorist attacks on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Applicants may be ...
Florida-Sarasota County Fallen Firefighters' Memorial Scholarship Fund up to $1,000
The Community Foundation has a number of scholarship opportunities for traditional students which include high school seniors and those who are 24-years-old, or younger. Most traditional ...
Hieter - Josh Hieter Memorial/Teamsters Local 223 Varies
Financial aid for outstanding graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students. More information is available on the web at www.osac.state.or.us. Active members or dependent ...
ICMA-RC Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund $10,000
Each year, scholarships in amounts of up to $10,000 are awarded to selected students. Since its inception, the ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $860,000 in scholarships ...
Ivy Tech State College Statutory Fee Remissions Varies
Provided by Ivy Tech State College, to certain groups of students such as children of disabled veterans or orphans of deceased police and firefighters as determined by the Indiana ...
Ivy Tech State College-Gary Statutory Fee Remissions-Fire Varies
Awarded by Ivy Tech State College to students with special needs arising from unusual circumstances. For certain groups of students such as children of disabled veterans or orphans of ...
Ivy Tech State College-Gary Statutory Fee Remissions-Police Varies
Awarded by Ivy Tech State College, to students with special needs arising from unusual circumstances. For certain groups of students such as children of disabled veterans or orphans of ...
James C. Beardslee Fund $250-$1000
Awarded to undergraduate students from the Greater Cleveland area who have financial need and whose fathers are deceased.
James F. Byrnes Scholarships $2750
Financial assistance offered through the James F. Byrnes Foundation. Awards are made to young South Carolina residents who have lost one or both parents by death. For college freshmen or ...
James J. Boyle Memorial Scholarship Varies
To be awarded to a student at Menlo College on the basis of financial need. Preference given to the student with no living parents.
Joseph Corbett ’95 Memorial Scholarship Fund Varies
Must be a student who lost a parent in the World Trade Center on 9/11/01.
Kerrigan Memorial Scholarship Varies
Kerrigan Memorial Scholarship program awards scholarships for undergraduate study at accredited colleges or universities. Financial assistance to children of Merck & Co.,Inc. (except ...
Kids Chance Scholarship Program Varies
This scholarship is available to children of workers who were seriously injured or died in a work-related accident covered and compensated by workers compensation. A serious injury is one ...
Kids’ Chance of Washington Scholarships $500-$5000
Awarded for dependent children and spouses of workers killed or seriously disabled in a workplace accident in Washington state.
Laurie C. Tinsley Scholarship Varies
Fund is administered through the Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Inc. Available to college-bound graduating high school seniors from Worcester County, Massachusetts. Must have ...
Law Enforcement Benefit Fund Varies
Scholarships are administered through the Winston-Salem Foundation for students residing in North Carolina. This fund seeks to identify those students who: • are dependent children of slain ...
Lawrence & Edna Johannesen Memorial Scholarship Varies
Must be a Lutheran student who has a parent or parents who are no longer living.
Legacy of Learning Scholarship $1500
Awarded for a spouse or natural/adopted child of a worker killed in a compensable industrial accident during the course or scope of employment with an employer insured by the Workers ...
LIFE Lessons Essay Contest up to 10,000
The Program is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are between 17 and 24, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a ...
Linda Beschorner Memorial Scholarship Varies
For students who have lost one or both parents due to death.
Marine Corps Law Enforcement Foundation Scholarship up to $40000
MCLEF provides educational scholarship bonds for children of U.S. Marines who might not otherwise qualify for assistance. www.mc-lef.org Available to children of any parent that is killed in ...
Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program $2500
The Massachusetts Public Service Grant Program was established in recognition of the hardship that a family experiences upon the loss of a parent and or spouse who is killed or missing in the ...
McCartney, Robert J. Endowment Fund Varies
This scholarship assists industrious and deserving students at the University. Awards are made to students whose parents are deceased, and have been a resident of Massachusetts for at least ...
Michigan War Orphan Act Scholarship Varies
Awarded for children of Michigan veterans who died, are totally disabled due to service-incurred causes or listed as missing in action.
Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program at least 3,000
This program provides tuition assistance to certain public employees and their families if the employee is killed or permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. To be eligible ...
Montana Peace Officer/Fighter Survivors Fee Waiver $3,568
Awarded to surviving spouse or child if the peace officer or firefighter was killed in the course and scope of employment and no other governmental agency in providing comparable benefits.
Montana War Orphans Fee Waiver Varies
The Montana University System offers various fee waivers to assist students with the costs of higher education. Contact the financial aid office at the college in which you are enrolled or ...
Nancy K. Gosselin Scholarship Varies
Full-time students from Illinois who rank in upper one-half of their high school graduating class and enrolling at the University of St. Francis. Preference will be given to students having ...
Nathan and Adele Hillman Scholarship Varies
Awarded to students in the School of Law who are either orphans or from broken homes and have demonstrated financial need.
National 4th Infantry Division Association Scholarship $1000
National 4th Infantry Division Association Scholarship provides financial assistance for the eldest 2 surviving children of any man killed while serving in the 4th Infantry Division in ...
New Jersey Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Scholarship $10000
This scholarship benefits dependent children of New Jersey law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty. Benefits •Scholarship up to the cost of attendance, less other ...
New Jersey Survivor Tuition Benefits Program Tuition
This scholarship benefits dependent children and surviving spouses of New Jersey firefighters, emergency service workers or law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of ...
New Mexico Children of Deceased Veterans Scholarships Varies
Established to provide financial assistance for the postsecondary education of the children of deceased military and state police personnel in New Mexico. This program is open to the children ...
NMCRS Gold Star Scholarship Programs $500-2,500
Grants are offered through the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Eligibility requirements: • Be a child (under age of 23) of a Sailor or Marine who died while serving on active duty • Be a ...
North Dakota Fire Chiefs’ Association Scholarship Varies
Must have a parent who is an active or a deceased firefighter of North Dakota.
NYS Memorial Scholarships varies
Memorial Scholarships for Families of Deceased Firefighters, Volunteer Firefighters, Police Officers, Peace Officers and Emergency Medical Service Workers provide financial aid to children, ...
Officer’s and Firefighter’s Survivor’s Educational Assistance Program
This is a grant which covers tuition, fees, books and supplies. Children and spouses of policemen and firefighters killed in the line of duty in Alabama are eligible for this grant. Students ...
Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Scholarship Tuition
This program provides tuition assistance to the children and spouses of peace officers, fire fighters and certain other safety officers who are killed in the line-of-duty, anywhere in the ...
Police Officer/Fire Officer Survivor Grant Scholarship Varies
Must be a deserving student who is a surving child or spouse of a Illinois Police or Fire personnel killed in the line of duty.
Police Officer’s & Firefighter’s Survivor Tuition Program Varies
Applicants must demonstrate financial need, be a Michigan resident, and be the Child/Spouse of a deceased Michigan police/firefighter.
Police Officer’s and Fire Fighter’s Survivor Scholarship Varies
Awarded for the surviving spouse and children (under age 21) of Michigan police and fire fighters killed in the line of duty.
Rodney D. Hanson Scholarship Varies
Students applying for the Rodney D. Hanson Scholarship must reside in Belmont County. Student must have a gpa of 3.0 and show need. Students major: Education/PreLaw. Student must have ...
Samuel Martin and Frances Evelyn Hamilton Scholarship Varies
Preference among equally qualified candidates will be given to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA whose father has passed away.
Sarbanes Scholarship Program Varies
Spouse, life partner, child, or stepchild of a fallen firefighter honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Children must currently be under the age of 30 ...
September 11 University of Michigan Memorial Scholarship Varies
For surviving children of UM alumni/ae killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
South Dakota Free Tuition for Survivors of Deceased Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers, and Emergency Medical Technicians Tuition
Established to provide free tuition at South Dakota postsecondary institutions to children of deceased fire fighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical technicians. This program ...
Survivors and Dependents of Veterans Scholarship Varies
Must be a deserving student who is a surving child or spouse of a prisoner of war.
Survivors’ and Dependents’ Education Scholarship Varies
Awarded for survivors or dependents of a deceased or permanently and totally disabled veteran whose death or disability was service related.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Scholarship Varies
Applicants must have lost a parent to breast cancer. Students must reside within the service area of an established Komen Affiliate that is participation in the Scholarship Program, ...
The Philip McClelland Scholarship $1000
This scholarship was established in memory of Philip McClelland by his family and friends. One $1000 scholarship will be awarded St. Vrain Valley School District High School or Berthoud ...
Tuition Waiver Scholarship Varies
Must be a child of a police officer or fire fighter who was killed in the line of duty. Must be an Ohio resident.
USS STARK Memorial Scholarship Fund Varies
USS STARK Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance for qualified students through the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS). Awarded to children and widows of deceased crewmembers ...
W.H. Howie McClennan Scholarship $2500
Available for students planning to attend a university, accredited college or school of higher learning. May be renewed up to four consecutive years. Requires at least a 2.0 GPA. Sons, ...
War Orphan Fee Waiver $3,568
Fees will be waived with the approval of the Commissioner of Higher Education, for the spouse and children of any resident of Montana who meets either of the following criteria: (1) while ...
William H. Dunlap Scholarship $4000
Awarded to students who have been deprived of one or both parents, either by death, desertion, or other conditions, which prevent such students from having normal parental care.