Veterans of the Afghanistan & Iraq Conflicts Scholarship Program


Jul 17, 2013

About: This program is designed to provide financial assistance to United States armed forces personnel who served in the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts, and their sons, daughters, or spouses who are current high school seniors, and full-time and part-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students enrolled in an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution.
 
Eligibility: Uniformed Services Members of the United States who served in Afghanistan, or contiguous air space as defined in federal regulations, on or after October 24, 2001, and before a terminal date to be prescribed by the United States Secretary of Defense; or in Iraq, or contiguous waters or air space as defined in federal regulations, on or after March 19, 2003, and before a terminal date to be prescribed by the United States Secretary of Defense, may apply for a scholarship if they are: 
  • A Veteran, active duty member of the Armed Forces, a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces or the Maryland National Guard who was activated as a result of the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts and who served at least 60 days in the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts, as defined above;
  • a son, daughter, or spouse of a Veteran or active duty member of the Armed Forces who is serving or has served in the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts at least 60 days, as defined above; or
  • a son, daughter, or spouse of a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces of Maryland National Guard who was activated as a result of the Afghanistan or Iraq Conflicts and served at least 60 days, as defined above.

Learn More: http://www.mdva.state.md.us/state/scholarships.html#two

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