NAVPA Scholarship Program

The National Association of Veteran Program Administrators (NAVPA) is proud to introduce their National Scholarship Program. The NAVPA Scholarship is available to veterans, service members and their dependents. The purpose of scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to veteran, service member and dependent students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate and alternative certification at NAVPA member institutions. The program offers eight scholarships $500 for each, of the eight NAVPA regions of the United States.

The National Association of Veteran Program Administrators (NAVPA) is an organization of institutions and individuals who are involved or interested in the operation of veterans’ affairs programs and/or the delivery of services to veterans as school certifying officials across the country.


Each applicant must meet all of the following eligibility requirement

  • Currently, attend a NAVPA member institution. Please refer to for a list of member institutions or ask your School Veterans Administrator.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible U.S. permanent resident.
  • Be an Honorably Discharged U.S. Military Veteran, Active Duty, Reserve or Guard member, or a Dependent of Veteran or Service member.
  • Be in good academic standing with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Complete prerequisite essay, not to exceed two pages.
  • Be enrolled in and maintain attendance at full-time rate at a NAVPA member approved college or university during the fall 2016 semester/quarter.
  • Have earned a minimum of 12 college credit hours by the end of the fall 2016 semester/quarter. For alternative certification/post-baccalaureate program applicants, credits may be from their bachelor’s degree program course of study.

How to Apply:

For applying the scholarship, the candidates must complete scholarship application form that can be easily downloaded from the given link:

Supporting Documents:

  • Unofficial Transcripts – Submit most recent transcript
  1. High school (only if no college credit has been earned)
  2. Associates Degree
  3. Baccalaureate Degree
  4. Graduate Degree
  • One Letter of Recommendation (Military: Commanding Officer/ Department Head; all others: Instructor/Professor/from a person unrelated to you, could attest to your motivation, character, and integrity.)
  • Evidence of fall 2016 Enrollment (for example Letter of acceptance from School, or enrollment verification)
  • Verification of Service (DD214, military contract, military orders, letter from command, Certificate of Eligibility)
  • Essay: “How the NAVPA Scholarship Will Help Me Achieve My Education Goals” (The essay must be typed, double-spaced, size 12-pt font and not to exceed two pages)

Financial Aid and Award Money:

Awards will be $500 for each NAVPA region, eight regions total.

Submitting Details:

Email completed application package or questions to:

Ted Jimenez
NAVPA Scholarship Committee Chair
Re: 2016-2017 NAVPA Scholarship
Financial Aid and Award Money:

Application Deadline:

The application period will open October 10th, 2016. All NAVPA scholarship applications and attachments must be submitted by January 13, 2017.

Link for More Information:

Contact information:

For questions, you can email to

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