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Military Scholarships

Helping Veterans & Their Families Achieve Their Educational Goals

Twice a year, as applications allow, we award two different veterans, servicemembers, or dependents of an active-duty servicemember a $1250 scholarship to help them pursue their education. While winners can use the money at any time of the year, regardless of whether classes are in session, the money can only be used towards tuition or textbook costs.

Why we created the scholarship:

At Low VA Rates, we believe owning a home is part of the American dream, and education is another important part. That's why we don't just stop at helping our heroes with housing. You deserve our support when it comes to preparing for your future, both inside and outside of the military.

How to apply:

We are currently accepting applications for our Spring 2022 scholarship. Applications must be submitted by December 31st, 2021 at midnight (Mountain Time).

In order to apply, you or the intended recipient must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. Additionally, you or the recipient must meet one of the following conditions:

  • Are retired or separated from service under honorable conditions
  • Are currently serving active duty in any branch of the Armed Forces
  • Are the depemdent of an active-duty servicemember serving in any branch of the Armed Forces

Family members or friends may apply on behalf of a servicemember or qualified dependent.

Apply Now

If you have any questions, you can email us at hr@lowvarates.com. Just make sure to put "Military Scholarship" in the subject line.

Scholarship FAQs

Any current college students in the military may apply for this scholarship, with no age requirements. Young people with a mother or father serving in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces are also eligible.

All applications for the 2022 Spring semester must be submitted by 12:00 am on December 31st, 2021. The winning applicant will be announced no later than January 7th, 2022. Click any of the “Apply Now” buttons on this page to start your online application.

Yes. Family members or friends may nominate any qualified person; however, the online application must be completed in order to receive the reward. If family members want to keep their scholarship nomination secret from the nominee, they need to complete the online application for them.

Yes, you have to be a student to apply. Students can use the scholarship any time during the year, regardless of whether or not classes are in session. However, the $1,250 prize can only be put towards tuition or textbook costs at an accredited college or university.

Current Scholarship Winner

The winner for our most recent scholarship was selected from a variety of qualified entries. We hope your selection is able to help you achieve your educational goals!

Photo of our 2021 Spring Scholarship winner, Corinna Jones

Spring 2021 Scholarship Recipient

Corinna Jones

Corinna is currently studying behavioral neuroscience at Columbia University with plans to attend graduate school to further her knowledge. Eventually, she would like to become a neuroscience researcher and help develop more effective treatments for disorders like PTSD, ALS, and Alzheimer's disease.

Both Corinna's mother and step-father currently serve in the Army as instructor pilots for Apache helicopters. In her own words, Corinna has said that, "[B]eing part of a military community was crucial in instilling my most valued life skills." Watching the examples of her parents and their military peers helped her develop the discipline and work ethic she uses to succeed.

In addition to her classwork at an Ivy League institution, Corinna also volunteers with various on-campus service organizations, and has even used her time to help advise low-income high school students about applying to colleges with high graduation rates.

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