Applications for the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program are invited. This call is intended to the spouses, sons or daughters of Air Force members of the United States who will be enrolled at college or university. The amount of the grant is ranging from $500 to $4,000.
The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families to realize their academic goals. This grant program is competitive in its need-based selection criteria, uniquely tailored to recognize the proper weighing of family income and education cost factors.
Grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 are awarded to selected candidates. The award can be used for tuition, books, fees, supplies and curriculum-required materials.
Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in any field.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Dependent sons and daughters of Air Force members in one of the following categories: (1). Active Duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve on extended active duty, and Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty. All members must be on active duty through December 1 (all other Guard and Reserve are not eligible). (2). Retired due to length of active duty service or disability, or retired AGR/Reserve with 20+ satisfactory service years creditable for retired pay (all others are not eligible). (3). Deceased while on active duty or in retired status.
- Spouses of Active Duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists on extended active duty. Member’s active duty status must extend through December 1. Eligible spouses must be legally married to member (not separated or pending divorce) at time of application and disbursement of award.
- Surviving spouses of Air Force members who died while on active duty or in retired status.
- Will be a high school graduate enrolled or accepted as a full-time undergraduate student.
- Will be enrolled or accepted in an accredited college, university or vocational/trade school approved by the U.S. Department of Education for participation in federal aid programs.
- Maintain at least a cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 grading scale.
The U.S. citizens are invited to apply.
Please go the link below to see the detail instruction of the application procedure.
30 April every year.
For more question, you can call Scholarship Management Services at 1(800) 205-6372, or email afas-at-scholarshipamerica.org.