For example, sponsors the 25th Infantry Division Association Scholarship that aids the children and grandchildren of active and former members. The American Legion Auxiliary (http://www.legion-aux. org) offers the National President Scholarship for children of veterans.
Speak with your parents and grandparents about their military service and ask if they belong to or know of any of the military associations. Also, see Chapter 14 for more military awards.
Hit up your employer Flipping burgers may have an upside.
Even if you work only part-time you may qualify for an educational scholarship given by your employer. Speaking of burgers, McDonald’s offers the National Employee Scholarship to reward the accomplishments of its student-employees. Every year, McDonald’s selects one outstanding student employee from each state to receive a $1,000 scholarship.