Military Scholarships

MCC Scholarships & Funding

General MCC Scholarship Information

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MCC Military Student Books Scholarship

$200 scholarship used for textbooks and school related materials. Open to MCC students who are service members or veterans that completed at least 9 credit hours and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher. Apply with STARS online or contact for more information. 

Vietnam Veterans Scholarship

$506 one time scholarship.  Open to MCC student veterans or veteran dependents who completed at least 15 creits hours and have a 3.00 GPA or higher. The applicant must be a resident of Nebraska. OIF/OEF/OND veterans are encouraged to apply. Apply with STARS online or contact for more information.

Omaha Area Scholarships & Funding

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance Lead-Safe Program - Soil Remediation Training

Opportunities for training in Soil Remediation.

Proteus Training Opportunities for Farmworkers

Funding opportunities for vocational programs. May defray the cost of your classes, books, and training materials.  For additional information, see the Proteus website

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Marine Corps League Det 1275, $500 Non-competitive Grant for Marines, Hospital Corpsmen, and/or Navy Chaplains

Nebraska State Scholarships & Funding

Nebraska American Legion Scholarships

A variety of scholarships.

Nebraska State Tuition Waiver

Waiver of Tuition is available to eligible veteran dependents. To begin the application process, contact the Office of Militrary / Veterans Services at 402-738-4619 or  You will then be instructed to take the State Tuition Waiver form to your local Veterans County Office for processing.

National Scholarships & Funding

American Legion Scholarships for Dependents of Fallen Service Members

The American Legion wants to ensure higher education is a possibility for children whose parents have been killed while serving our country. It is a civic duty to provide them with equal opportunity. The Legion offers its support through the Legacy Scholarship Fund.

Mission Continues Fellowships for Post-9/11 Veterans

Mission Continues awards community service fellowships to post-9/11 veterans, empowering them to transform their own lives by serving others and directly impacting their communities. Mission Continues Fellows serve for six months at a local nonprofit organization addressing key educational, environmental or social issues. Each Fellow works to achieve one of three outcomes at the conclusion of the fellowship: full-time employment, pursuit of higher education or a permanent role of service.

For more information, see the Mission Continues Fellowship website.

SVA Scholarships

Student Veterans of America scholarships

Folds of Honor Scholarships

Scholarships for spouses and dependents that can be used immediately or put aside for young children to use when they reach college-age.

National Resource Directory - Scholarships for Service Members and Veterans

Comprehensive site listing many scholarships for servicemembers and veterans.

National Resource Directory - Scholarships for Spouses and Dependents

Comprehensive site listing many scholarships for spouses and dependents.

AFCEA Educational Fund

Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.