Scholarships

AFBA NGAUS Active Life Member Scholarship

The NGAUS AFBA 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 runs from March 1 through May 31. Check back to apply in 2019.

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 degree selected and credits transferred.

The application period closes August 4.

Apply for the Grantham University Scholarship

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 runs from January through July 1.

Apply for the Van Hipp Heroes Scholarship

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 run from January through June 30.

Apply for the Leonardo DRS Guardian Scholarship