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Would you like $4000? My Career Advancement Account is a Department of Defense workforce development program providing up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to E1-E5, O1-O2, and W1-W2 military spouses pursuing a license, certification, or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation. Click here to see if you're eligible and learn more.
The online Master of Legal Studies from Washington University School of Law is a graduate program designed for non-lawyers interested in developing an understanding of the American legal system and how it impacts businesses, organizations and communities. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Accounting@Syracuse is an online MS in Professional Accounting from Syracuse University. The program offers live classes hosted in a face-to-face online classroom and self-paced coursework that can be completed 24/7 from anywhere. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Central Texas College
Central Texas College has one $1,500 scholarships available exclusively through NMFA. This military spouse scholarship is available to new CTC students and can be used for any educational path at CTC. Applications are available January 1, 2016 through March 31, 2016. Select “NMFA” in the “How’d You Hear About Us” section to be eligible.
Central Texas Online High School
Central Texas College Online High School has one $1,500 scholarships available exclusively through NMFA. This military spouse scholarship is available to new CTC Online High School students and is for the online high school only. Applications are available January 1, 2016 through March 31, 2016. Select “NMFA” in the “How’d You Hear About Us” section to be eligible.
Communications@Syracuse is an online Master of Science in Communications from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Cotton & Company
Cotton& Company is an audit and accounting firm in Old Town Alexandria, VA. Veteran owned, Cotton & Company generously supports our military and military families. Scholarship awards of up to $5,000 toward accounting degrees, CPA coursework and exams, and other professional fees are available through NMFA thanks to Cotton & Company. Military spouses must register with NMFA and apply through NMFA scholarship application to be eligible. DC-area accountants, check out employment opportunities at Cotton & Company.
With dynamic clinical training and coursework, Counseling@Northwestern offers an online Master of Arts in Counseling from The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
The UC Berkeley School of Information invites you to learn more about the Master of Information and Data Science delivered online. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Designed for working professionals, DataScience@SMU is the online Master of Science in Data Science from Southern Methodist University. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Fleet Reserve Association
The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Education Foundation will present at least one $2,000 scholarship annually to the spouse of a Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard service member registered with NMFA. The spouse must be pursuing a college degree. Apply before April 15, 2016. Select NMFA in the “How’d you hear about us” section. Application forms are available on the Foundation page of the FRA’s website.
Military spouses can use FlexJobs to find telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. With flexible job listings in over 50 career categories, and opportunities ranging from entry-level to executive, freelance to full-time, FlexJobs offers job-seekers a safe, easy, and efficient way to find professional and legitimate flexible job listings. Military spouses registered with NMFA get 70% off a one-year subscription to FlexJobs.
GEICO, providing auto and other insurance products to military families since 1936, is supporting one scholarship for a spouse pursuing his or her degree. Spouses can apply for this $1,000 award between Dec 1, 2015 and Jan 31, 2016.
HealthInformatics@GW is the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University’s online M.S. in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program that prepares professionals with the skills they need to optimize health care delivery and improve population health through the use of data. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Indian Health Service
Indian Health Service The Indian Health Service (IHS) offers three different scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students in order to educate and train health professionals to staff Indian health programs. Military spouses are eligible to apply as long as they meet all the eligibility requirements. The IHS Scholarship Program begins accepting applications in mid-December.
International Relations Online
American University’s top-ranked School of International Service offers online Master of Arts and Executive Master’s programs in International Relations. These programs teach students a foundation in international relations topics and an interdisciplinary specialization. NMFA registrants are eligible for a $7,500 scholarship when they enroll. Only new students eligible.
International SOS, committed to the delivery of quality health care and medical management services overseas, believes in making it easier for individuals to work and grow on an international scale. International SOS is supporting NMFA with up to 9 scholarships to military spouses stationed overseas pursuing his or her education in a medical related field. Military spouses must register with NMFA and apply through NMFA scholarship application to be eligible.
Kansas State University Global Campus
Kansas State University Global Campus has two $1,000 scholarships available exclusively through NMFA. Military spouse scholarships are available to degree-seeking students admitted to a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral program through K-State Global Campus. The spring 2016 application will be available November 2016 with an application due date of April 1, 2016. Select “Military spouse registered through NMFA” on the application to be eligible.
If you are exploring which education options best meet your needs, Life Reimagined can help. Between Dec 1, 2015 and Jan 31, 2016, NMFA military spouses can apply for the opportunity to win one of 35 Life Reimagined LifeMap Select subscription plans, which offers three months of fun activities to reveal your passions, gifts and goals, and 150 minutes of online video coaching.
Delivered online by American University’s Kogod School of Business, MBA@American takes a collaborative approach to preparing tomorrow’s business leaders. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
MBA@Syracuse is the top-ranked online MBA from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. NMFA military spouses are eligible to receive $7,500 when they enroll in the program.
MBA@UNC, a #1 ranked online MBA program from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, blends the flexibility of online learning with the rigor and quality of a world-class business education. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Earn your Master of Health Administration online with the George Washington University. NMFA military spouses are eligible to receive $7,500 when they enroll in the program.
MPA@UNC is the top-ranked online Master of Public Administration from UNC, Chapel Hill. NMFA military spouses are eligible to receive $7,500 when they enroll in this innovative program.
MPH@GW is the online Master of Public Health program from the George Washington University. The program offers live classes hosted in a face-to-face online classroom and weekly self-paced coursework that can be completed 24/7. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Designed for social workers who want to make a difference in their communities, the MSW@USC is the University of Southern California’s accredited Master of Social Work delivered online. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
National Health Service Corps
Are you studying to be a Physician (MD or DO), Dentist, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse-Midwife, Physician Assistant, or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)? If you are accepted/enrolled at an accredited U.S. school, you can apply to the National Health Service Corps scholarship program! The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community.
NURSE Corps Scholarship
Are you studying to be a nurse? If you are you accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate nursing program at an accredited U.S. school (including RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, or Direct Entry MSN-NP programs) you can apply to receive funding for tuition, fees, and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible NURSE Corps site upon graduation.
Nursing@Georgetown is an academically rigorous, evidence-based program that culminates in a Master of Science degree in Nursing. The program is delivered online by Georgetown University’s nationally ranked School of Nursing & Health Studies. $7,500 scholarships are available to eligible NMFA registrants.
Nursing@Simmons is an online Family Nurse Practitioner program designed for currently licensed RNs who are at various stages of their career. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Prudential is committed to supporting veterans, service members, and their families. They establish sustainable programs and activities that have a positive impact on the lives of veterans and their families - helping them achieve professional success, financial prosperity and peace of mind. Prudential is supporting NMFA with $100,000 in scholarships for military spouses.
Samsung Electronics America
Samsung Electronics, based in New Jersey and with a growing footprint of 15,000 U.S. employees, supports veterans and military family initiatives in recognition of the importance of the U.S. military role in South Korea’s history. Under the umbrella of its half-million dollar partnership with Fisher House Foundation, Samsung supports New Jersey spouses through NMFA’s scholarship and professional support program. They provide funding essential to their academic and professional goals, particularly in STEM-focused fields.
ThanksUSA scholarships are valued at up to $3,000 per student. ThanksUSA has set aside one scholarship reserved exclusively for NMFA. Applications are available every year from April 1st – May 15th. Please note: you MUST put "NMFA" in the “Where did you first learn about us” field next to “Other” to be eligible.
The Violet Bownas Scholarship
This scholarship is for the mother of a child with special needs. Raising children is difficult in general, and even more so if the child has physical or neurological development issues that require constant attention, treatment, and money. It’s important for these mothers to put some energy toward themselves. This award provides a recipient with one means of doing so, by furthering her education.
UNC Master of Accounting online
The online Master of Accounting program from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School provides students with a deep understanding of critical accounting principles, preparing them for leadership roles on corporate finance teams and within public accounting firms. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
United Concordia Dental
United Concordia Dental (UCD) – for nearly two decades, UCD has proudly administered dental benefits for the military community. UCD is honored to further this commitment through awarding at least 20 scholarships for military spouses pursuing dental hygiene ($1,000) or dental assisting ($500) educations. Spouses can apply to NMFA between December 1, 2015 and January 31, 2016.
University of Maryland University College
UMUC provides four $1,500 scholarships exclusively through the National Military Family Association (NMFA) to spouses of active-duty military service members and members of the Selected Reserves and National Guard. The scholarships are available to new or prospective students who will be seeking a first undergraduate degree at UMUC and will cover up to two full courses (six semester hours) for Spring 2016.
The USC Rossier School of Education offers select graduate degree programs delivered online including a Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Teaching – TESOL and Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership. Eligibility for $7,500 scholarship is dependent on NMFA registration. Only new applicants eligible.
Webster University is a private, nonprofit, regionally accredited and worldwide university that offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate degrees – on campus and online. It has partnered with NMFA to offer its most preferred tuition rates exclusive to military spouses enrolling via the NMFA website.
Western Governors University
WGU Military Appreciation Scholarships are valued at up to $2,000 per student. WGU has five scholarships reserved exclusively for NMFA. Applications are available year round. Select "NMFA" in the “Where did you first learn about us” section to be eligible.