Blog Posts in "Military Education & Scholarsh"

Press Release Courtesy of Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs Military students who make a difference in their community are eligible to win one of 10 $2,000 scholarships through the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s and Unilever’s Rewards of Caring essay contest. From Aug. 30 through Sept. 26, authorized students in grades six through 12 with a grade-point average of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) can submit an essay in English of 500 words or fewer explaining why their community and involvement in service projects are important to them. “This contest is a great opportunity fo... read more

This is such an amazing program! Below are the details from Operation Homefront: Registration is NOW OPEN for the 2019 Back-to-School Brigade events! Operation Homefront is honored to be able to provide school supplies to our military families and help in any way that they can. Please note that this event is for DEERS enrolled military dependent children only who will be in Kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year ABOUT THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL BRIGADE Back-to-School Brigade® is Operation Homefront's annual nationwide school supply collection and distribution campaign. Since in... read more

The 2019 program is open! Submit your applicationONLINE (new this year) no later than February 15, 2019. Now entering its 19th year, Fisher House Foundation's program was created to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. The Scholarships for Military Children Program for the 2019-20 school year application process is now open! At least one scholarship worth $2,000 will be awarded at every commissary location where qualified applications are received. Who Can Apply for... read more

The average military child will be “the new kid” at nine schools before they graduate. Military life is hard enough. School shouldn’t have to be. Our littlest heroes deserve high and consistent education standards. Take this 5-minute survey from the National Military Family Association and tell us how your kids’ school measures up to others across the country. You’ll be entered in a drawing for one of five $50 gift cards. TAKE THE SURVEY ... read more

Why Hiring a School Search Concierge is Perfect for Military Families You might need a School Search Concierge…and not even know it! Every day, my Facebook feed is flooded, and I mean overflowing, with one kind of question: “I’m moving to XYZ. Which school should I send my kids to?” It’s a totally valid question. Just not one that you should ever rely on Facebook to answer for you. If your kid has a rash, do you ask Facebook (your friends or a group) to diagnose it for you? No, you go to the doctor. They’ll prescribe some medicine and give you qualified advice. When your car is making funky s... read more