Military Spouse & Family Member Resources


MyCAA

The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Scholarship Program is a workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of financial assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation.

To learn more about MyCAA, visit https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/default.aspx


Fry Scholarship

The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship) provides Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of Service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001. Eligible beneficiaries attending school may receive up to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level.

For more information on the Fry Scholarship, visit https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/fry_scholarship.asp


Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program (DEA)

The DEA program offers education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition.

To learn more about DEA, visit https://www.benefits.va.gov/GIBILL/DEA.asp


Spouse Education & Career Opportunities (SECO) Scholarship Finder

The SECO Scholarship Finder makes searching for education funding and career development opportunities fast and easy. Use this resource to search for financial assistance resources and professional development opportunities offered specifically to military spouses and family members.

To learn more, visit https://myseco.militaryonesource.mil/Portal/SpouseProfile/SpouseFundingSources/Search


Scholarships for Military Families

Scholarships are gifts. They don't need to be repaid. There are thousands of them, offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, communities, religious groups, and professional and social organizations.

To learn more about scholarships for military families, view https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/scholarships-for-military.pdf


Scholarship Search Tool

Search more than 7,500 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other financial aid award opportunities through the Department of Labor’s Free Scholarship Search Tool