More than 30 Scholarships Available to Military Families


More than 30 Scholarships Available to Military Families

Applications are now open for the 2018 Support Our Troops Scholarship Program. This year, at least 34 scholarships are available to family members of currently serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and veterans.

Both full-time and part-time post-secondary students of accredited academic institutions are eligible.  Two $5000 scholarships are open to full-time students, with additional scholarships, ranging from $500 to $2500, available to both full and part-time students.

In 2017, more than $100,000 was awarded to military family members through 28 scholarships, with winners selected from over 400 competitive applications.

The scholarship program is now in its fourth year, and is funded by Support Our Troops, supported by donations from individuals, external organizations, fundraising events, and the sale of Yellow Ribbon merchandise.

To apply, visit Specific applications criteria and restrictions will vary with each scholarship. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2018. Recipients will be notified via email by the end of August.