Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship
The VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way for us to say "thank you” to those who fought for our freedoms.
Eligible Applicants Must:
VFW's Student Veteran Support Grant
The VFW recognizes that both funding and support for our student veterans and dependents at institutions of higher learning, can often be difficult to find. The VFW's Student Veteran Support Grant offers much needed assistance to support specific student veteran events. The grant, administered by the VFW Washington Office, focuses on supporting the overall student veteran population within the community, which consists of many student veterans at campuses across the country that are not affiliated with an SVA chapter. The grants will be disbursed to a VFW Post or Department that has submitted an application, to support the student veterans at the university or college.
To apply for the SVS Grant contact VFW Post 4938.
Today's veterans can face any number of obstacles while furthering their education. Taking advantage of all the benefits they've earned and DESERVE shouldn't be one of them. That's why the VFW, in conjunction with the Student Veterans of America (SVA), developed the 1 Student Veteran program. 1 Student Veteran offers direct assistance to student veterans who have questions or are experiencing problems accessing their VA benefits.
1 Student Veteran can help with:
- Resolution of wrongly denied or delayed educational benefits
- Provides expert assistance for veterans who need:
- Guidance in filing for GI Bill benefits
- Help accessing education benefits
- Answers to VA benefit questions
Veterans who send a message to 1 Student Veteran (firstname.lastname@example.org) will receive a reply from a VFW staff member who specializes in student veteran issues within 24 hours or the next business day.
If you have already confirmed your benefit eligibility through the VA's GI Bill Hotline, 888.GI.BILL, and double-checked your enrollment verification with your school, take the next step and contact 1 Student Veteran todayVeteran today.
SVA LEGISLATIVE FELLOWSHIP
Candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Student veterans interested in applying must complete an application package that includes an essay proposal on one of four specific legislative issues. The proposal should include a discussion of why the issue is important to the veteran community, and how the fellowship candidate plans to address the issue through federal policy solutions and community-based advocacy. Selected fellows will then be flown to Washington to ensure the veterans’ voice is delivered to Capitol Hill alongside 500 fellow veteran advocates as part of the annual VFW Legislative Conference held in March.
For the application essay proposal, applicants must select one of the following veterans’ issues to write about:
Expenses covered for the fellowship include airfare, hotel accommodations, local transportation to/from meetings and a per diem allowance to participate in the VFW Legislative Conference.
Check our more about our SVA Fellowship.