For veterans, getting connected with the right college or university is much easier now, with the introduction of CollegeRecon’s college search.

However, after applications and acceptance letters, costs start to rack up as higher education here in the United States brings a hefty price tag with it. This isn’t breaking news. If you qualify for GI Bill benefits, you shouldn’t let them go to waste, so make sure that you know how to claim those benefits properly.

However, there are other costs that come with getting a degree, and finding scholarships to cover everything can be a full-time job.

It’s frustrating to scour the internet for days, only finding dead-end scholarships that you don’t qualify for anyhow.

So, instead of wasting more time, take a look at the following 13 scholarship sources for veterans and military families. They may inspire you to think outside of the box in terms of searching for scholarships.

The Corvias Foundation offers specific scholarships strictly for military family students.

The South Carolina Federal Credit Union know a thing or two about scholarships.

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The Scholarships for Military Children program is closed as of February 2016, but new scholarships will be posted in December.

The Army Scholarship Foundation for deserving children of current and former members of the U.S. Army, as well as spouses of currently serving soldiers.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships year round.

American Veterans National Scholarships for veterans, children and grandchildren of veterans.

Council of College and Military Educators Scholarships for service members and their spouses.

Military Spouse Scholarships ranging from $500 to $2500.

Fastweb provides a list of scholarships for veterans.

US News lists some scholarships that help veterans pay for college.

 

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