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Scholarships

Welcome to the Team Eagles Scholarship and Grant page. Here you will find opportunities for aid from our Military-Connected Network.

 

Wounded Eagle Fund

The Wounded Eagle Fund was endowed by James H., Deborah B., and Jason F. Van Epps to support Wounded Warrior military veterans who are enrolled as students at Georgia Southern University.


  • This scholarship is to help provide financial support in the form of financial stipends toward the cost of books, fees, or other educational costs not supported by the GI Bill.
  • The scholarship is available to students currently serving or former members of any branch of the U.S. military service
  • Enrolled as full-time students during fall or spring semester
  • A member of the Student Veteran Association
  • Currently serving any branch or former members
    • Immediate family members (Spouse or Children) are also eligible.
  • Maintaining a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Enrolled as full-time students during fall or spring semester
  • A member of the Student Veteran Association
  • Currently serving any branch or former members
    • Immediate family members (Spouse or Children) are also eligible.
  • Maintaining a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Preference will be given to
    • A disabled veteran student
    • A veteran student Purple Heart recipient
    • A veteran student undergoing unforeseen demonstrated hardship

For more information contact us at mvs@georgiasouthern.edu and one of our team members will contact you shortly.

Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship

The Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship is now open! Comcast NBCUniversal has partnered with SVA to award a $12,000 scholarship to two student veterans.

Student veterans must meet the following criteria to apply for the Comcast NBCUniversal-SVA Scholarship:

  • Be pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree from an accredited two-year or four-year institution of higher learning, located in the United States
  • Be enrolled for the 2021/2022 academic year
    Submit proof of military service
  • Submit a resume
  • Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Submit an application to include two essay questions

 The deadline to apply is April 9, 2021.

APPLY HERE

Patriot Fund

The Patriot Fund was established in 2019 by an anonymous donor to be awarded to Army Soldiers using the Go Army Education Tuition Assitance Program. The scholarship can provide up to two additional hours of tuition coverage, mandatory course fees, or book costs.


  • Enrolled at Georgia Southern during fall, summer, or spring semester
  • Have maxed out Tuition Assitance credit hours for the current fiscal year, or within 6 hours of maxing out of the benefit.
  • Maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program of study

For more information contact us at mvs@georgiasouthern.edu and one of our team members will contact you shortly.

Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 20121

Awards one female college student a $1,000 scholarship to support higher-level academic education at an accredited four-year school in the state of Georgia. Requirements include:

  • Studying a STEM major (listed in the link to learn more)
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.8
  • Member of the U.S. armed forces or enrolled in a ROTC program; an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. armed forces; or a direct descendant of an AFCEA member or an honorably discharged member of the armed forces
  • Community college students in their first two years are eligible if they will continue on to an accredited four-year college or university.

APPLY HERE

Landings Fund

The Landings Military Family Relief Fund was founded in 2007 by Jack Munroe, a Landings resident. Since that time, the fund has helped more than 3,600 individuals at Hunter Army Air Field and Fort Stewart.


  • The Landings Military Spouse Academic Assistance Fund provides tuition assistance to military spouses who are eligible for the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program (MYCAA) but have exhausted their benefits.
  • This Scholarship Fund will award a maximum of $2,000 annually for up to two years, for a total of $4,000 per student.

For more information contact us at mvs@georgiasouthern.edu and one of our team members will contact you shortly.

 

 

Gilman-McCain

With the support of the U.S. Congress, this scholarship honors the Senator’s legacy of public service by enabling undergraduate children of active duty military to develop the leadership and career readiness skills and global perspective to pursue careers of service and contribute to preserving the principles and alliances that are critical to an international order based on the rule of law, human rights, and democracy.

  • The U.S. Department of State’s Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for undergraduate child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs.
  • The scholarship is open to eligible students enrolled at accredited U.S. colleges and universities who receive any type of Title IV federal financial aid.
  • The March 2021 Deadline application will open in mid-January 2021 for applicants whose in-person or virtual programs start between May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022. This cycle encompasses Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Academic Year 2021-2022, and Spring 2022 programs. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time, and the advisor certification deadline is Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

APPLY HERE

Colonel Kathleen Swacina Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 20121

Awards one female college student a $1,000 scholarship to support higher-level academic education at an accredited four-year school in the state of Georgia. Requirements include:

  • Studying a STEM major (listed in the link to learn more)
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.8
  • Member of the U.S. armed forces or enrolled in a ROTC program; an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. armed forces; or a direct descendant of an AFCEA member or an honorably discharged member of the armed forces
  • Community college students in their first two years are eligible if they will continue on to an accredited four-year college or university.

APPLY HERE

AFCEA ROTC Scholarship

The AFCEA Educational Foundation offers ROTC scholarships ranging from $2,000-$3,000 each are awarded to an Army, Navy (including Marine Corps option) or Air Force ROTC fulltime sophomore or junior students with at least an overall 3.0 GPA or above. 

APPLY HERE

Last updated: 3/10/2021