About the Scholarship

Illinois Amvets Service Foundation Veteran Scholarship

The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation is admitted to supporting the educational goals of our Illinois veterans. The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Veteran Scholarship has been set up to put resources into their education.

Application process - Application material must be updated by March 1st, all important material must be mailed to the program.

Selection process -  Applicants will be selected based on a financial need and merit basis,  Finalists will be provided for additional documentation to verify eligibility if it is not provided student can apply for next year. Funds will be sent directly to the school.

The following documents must be attached with the application form

  1. Certificate of Eligibility from VA

  2. Copy of Acceptance Letter which is provided by the college if students are eligible

    3. Recommendation letter it should not  from a family member


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a veteran with a permanent Illinois address.

  • The applicant must be Honorably Discharged.

  • The applicant must be enrolled as a part-time or full-time student 2 or 4-year College or University, Vocational or Technical School in Illinois.

  • The applicant does not need to be a freshman.