Spouse Education Assistance Program

The 2017-2018 application deadline has passed.

If you have submitted an application, you will receive an email from AER when your application has been reviewed. Award notices will be sent by email in early May 2017. 

Any questions should be emailed to scholarships@aerhq.org.


The next time to apply will be 1 January 2018 for the 2018-2019 academic year.

 

Spouse Education Assistance Program

The Spouse Education Assistance Program is a need-based scholarship program established to assist Spouses of Army Soldiers in obtaining their first undergraduate degree. Applicants must apply each year and may receive assistance for up to four academic years of full time study or eight academic years of part time study if they meet the eligibility criteria explained in the document below.

The award amounts vary each year based on the number of applicants, total approved scholarship budget, the applicant's Expected Family Contribution (EFC) reported on the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA, and the average Cost of Attendance to attend a college or university in the United States as provided by the College Board. For 2016-2017, the Spouse awards ranged from $500 to $1,900.

Applications for 2017-2018 will be accepted until 3pm EDT on 1 April 2017. Please read the instructions below and click the link at the bottom of the page to apply.

Instructions

All applicants, please take a few minutes and read the instructions documents below:

New Applicants

1. Click the application link below
2. Create a new Account
3. Complete the application

Previous Applicants

1. Click the application link below
2. Login to your existing Account
IMPORTANT: If you do not remember your login credentials, please click contact us and select Scholarships from the category dropdown. Do not create a new account.
3. Complete the application.

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