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Military Scholarships

MCC Scholarships & Funding

General MCC Scholarship Information.

MCC Military Student Books Scholarship

$200 scholarship used for textbooks and school related materials. Open to MCC students who are service members or veterans that have completed at least 9 credit hours and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher. Apply with MCC Scholarships online or contact for more information.

Vietnam Veterans Scholarship

$506 one time scholarship. Open to MCC student veterans or veteran dependents who completed at least 15 credits hours and have a 3.00 GPA or higher. The applicant must be a resident of Nebraska. OIF/OEF/OND veterans are encouraged to apply. Apply with MCC Scholarships or contact for more information.

Omaha Area Scholarships & Funding

Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance Lead-Safe Program - Soil Remediation Training

Opportunities for training in Soil Remediation.

Proteus Training Opportunities for Farmworkers

Funding opportunities for vocational programs. May defray the cost of your classes, books, and training materials. For additional information, see the Proteus website.

MCC does not endorse the external partner information listed herewith. Information deemed accurate at time of posting. MCC regrets any errors or omissions.

Nebraska State Scholarships & Funding

Nebraska American Legion Scholarships

A variety of scholarships.

Nebraska State Tuition Waiver (Waiver of Tuition)

Waiver of Tuition is available to eligible veteran dependents. To begin the application process, contact the Office of Military / Veteran Services at 531-MCC-4619 or email  Additional information is available at the Nebraska Waiver of Tuition program website.

National Scholarships & Funding

American Legion Scholarships for Dependents of Fallen Service Members

The American Legion wants to ensure higher education is a possibility for children whose parents have been killed while serving our country. It is a civic duty to provide them with equal opportunity. The Legion offers its support through the Legacy Scholarship Fund.

Mission Continues Fellowships for Post-9/11 Veterans

Mission Continues awards community service fellowships to post-9/11 veterans, empowering them to transform their own lives by serving others and directly impacting their communities. Mission Continues Fellows serve for six months at a local nonprofit organization addressing key educational, environmental or social issues. Each Fellow works to achieve one of three outcomes at the conclusion of the fellowship: full-time employment, pursuit of higher education or a permanent role of service.  For more information, see the Mission Continues Fellowship website.

AVECO Scholarship

Association of Veteran Education Certifying Officials (AVECO) scholarships.  Information on application is available at the webpage.  Please contact your MCC Veteran Certifying Official or Military Services Specialist for assistance.  MVS Contact

SVA Scholarships

Student Veterans of America scholarships

Folds of Honor Scholarships

Scholarships for spouses and dependents that can be used immediately or put aside for young children to use when they reach college-age.

National Resource Directory

Comprehensive site listing many scholarships for service members and veterans, as well as for spouses and dependents.

AFCEA Educational Fund

Information on various scholarships through AFCEA


Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin new careers as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.

National Military Family Association
This site has useful information for military families as well as a scholarship program for spouses of military members.
Scholarship Programs for family of the military (active/reserve/retired) and veterans.

Tillman Military Scholars Program
The Pat Tillman Foundation's Tillman Military Scholars program supports our nation's active and veteran Servicemembers and their families by removing financial barriers to completing a degree or certification program of choice.  The scholarships cover not only direct study-related expenses such as tuition and fees, but also other needs, including housing and child care.‚Äč