DRS Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011, the DRS Scholarship Fund provides college scholarships to the children of National Guardsmen who lost their lives in support of the war on terrorism. Successful applicants will receive up to $6,250 per year to attend a four-year or two-year college or technical school. Last year, four applicants received scholarships.Eight scholarships have been awarded for the 2012-2013 school year.

Applicants can visit here for more information.

The fund is underwritten by DRS Technologies Charitable Foundation and administered by the National Guard Educational Foundation (NGEF), both 501(c)(3) charitable organizations.

University of Phoenix Scholarships

NGAUS has teamed up with the University of Phoenix to offer three full-tuition master’s degree scholarships to association members who are current National Guardsmen in the rank of lieutenant colonel or below. Warrant officers may also apply.

Recipients may choose to attend online or at a University of Phoenix on-ground campus.

The application period for 2014 closed April 2. Scholarships will be awarded May 26.

All applicants must have completed and received a bachelor’s degree prior to the award date. Learn more at www.phoenix.edu/ngauscholar.