AFBA NGAUS Active Life Member Scholarship

The AFBA NGAUS Active Life Member Scholarship awards two $5,000 scholarships every July to Active Life members of NGAUS or dependents of Active Life members seeking an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate degrees. Applicant must be a full-time student.

The application period is now closed.

Congratulations to the recipients of the two AFBA NGAUS scholarships!

Maeve Alaric

Maeve Alaric, daughter of Capt. Denn Alaric of the Virginia Army National Guard, graduated from Nottoway High School with the class of 2017. She will attend Pratt Institute in New York this fall while pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Painting.

David Anthony Cefalu

David Anthony Cefalu, a captain in the Wisconsin Air National Guard, is a student at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater pursuing a doctorate in business administration. He plans to study reserve forces reintegration into civilian employment and recruitment and retention issues.

Grantham Scholarship

NGAUS and Grantham University will award two full graduate scholarships. One scholarship is for an active NGAUS member and current Guardsman who is a commissioned or warrant officer ranked 0-5 and below. The second scholarship is for a spouse of an active member. Each scholarship is valued up to $14,200 and covers tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees. Scholarship value depends on the degree selected and credits transferred.

The application period is now closed.

The Van Hipp Heroes Scholarship Fund

Established in 2015, Van Hipp donates 100% of the proceeds from his book, The New Terrorism: How to Fight It and Defeat It to The Van Hipp Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund which will award scholarships to Guardsmen wounded in action in the War on Terror. This initiative is administered by the National Guard Educational Foundation.

The application period is now closed.

Leonardo DRS Guardian Scholarship Fund

Since September 11, 2001, nearly 800 Guardsmen have made the ultimate sacrifice in support of the Global War on Terrorism. These heroes left behind more than 1,000 children. Established in 2011 and underwritten by Leonardo DRS, the Leonardo DRS Guardian Scholarship Fund provides college scholarships to the children of National Guardsmen who have been lost in service to our nation since 9/11. Over the past four years, NGEF has awarded 56 scholarships to students through the Leonardo DRS Guardian Scholarship Fund.

The application period is now closed.