AMVETS is proud to offer scholarships/grants to our nation’s Veterans, Active Duty, Guard and Reserves; their Spouses as well as their Children and Grandchildren.
AMVETS scholarship are designed to fulfill a financial gap after all Federal/State educational grants/scholarship/ grant available to an eligible applicant has been utilized/ all means exhausted.
The Scholarship application period opens January 20th and closes April 30th.
The Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo* Family Foundation Memorial Scholarship: Two (2) scholarships of $12,000 awarded annually.
The Caccomo Memorial Scholarship is in memory and honoring Dr. Aurelio M. Caccomo, who immigrated from Rome to the United States in the 1950’s and became a physician, orthopedic surgeon, and Army Reservist. He served his adopted country in the Special Forces and retired as a Colonel. Dr. Caccomo spent the last fifteen year of his life serving at the University of Illinois in Chicago under the Department of Orthopedics and establishing his Family Foundation, which provides these meaningful and impactful scholarships for our veterans.
Through a corporate grant from the Lowe’s Companies, Inc., AMVETS is pleased to offer scholarships and Veteranpreneur business grants to Veterans and their spouses.
Generation T Scholarships are offered to Veterans and spouses who would like to enter into or advance their career in the skilled trades industry. Applications for Spring will be accepted from February 22nd through April 23rd, 2021. Fall applications will be accepted from July 19th through September 24th, 2021.
The Veteranpreneur business grants are for skilled tradespeople who aspire to operate their own business in the skilled trades industry. Applications will be accepted from February 22nd through September 24th, 2021.
For more information about scholarships and Veteranpreneur grants, click the icons below or contact Carl Jackson at carljackson -at- amvets -dot- org or 301-683-4007.
Failure to provide accurate information could preclude your consideration for this scholarship.