Scholarships For Veterans

GRIT Scholarship Nonprofit + Service to School Veteran Scholarship

Service to School is fortunate to partner with GRIT Scholarship Nonprofit to award selected student Veterans with the “Eric Shinseki Scholarship”, a needs-based scholarship up to $10,000. The deadline for submission is July 15, 2022. Awardees will be notified no later than August 19, 2022.


  • Military Veterans and Active Duty Service Members from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces including the National Guard.
  • The Veteran or service member who applies for the scholarship must be a full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree at a U.S. based, accredited institution for the upcoming Fall 2022-Spring 2023 academic year.
  • In line with their mission, at least half of the GRIT Scholarship Nonprofit’s scholarships will be awarded to Veterans and service members of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) descent.

Would you like to apply? Click here for the application and to submit the following information…

  • Proof of anticipated attendance/enrollment at an accredited institution
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose
  • Answers to the following questions:
    • Why are you seeking a scholarship? (ex. to supplement the GI Bill, to cover costs associated with a school located in an area with a high cost of living) (100 words or less)
    • How will a scholarship from the Grit Scholarship Foundation impact your education? (150 words or less)
    • What are your goals and aspirations as a student and upon graduation? (200 words or less)
    • What are your ties to the AAPI community? (150 words or less)
  • Percentage of GI Bill funding you will receive and if you are using Yellow Ribbon Funding

Depending on your application we may follow up and ask for the following information…

  • Proof of military service (DD214, Military ID, and/or Record Brief/Performance Summary)
  • Financial worksheet representing a current budget of expenses and incomes for you and your household
  • A completed FAFSA
  • Verification of full-time student status

Apply for the GRIT + S2S Scholarship