Meet our Scholars

Meet our Scholars

Every year, the MOAA Scholarship Fund receives hundreds of applications from students across the uniformed services community. With almost 75 years of experience, the scholarship fund has provided financial assistance to over 17,000 students from military families.

 

Guided by our Board of Directors, strict eligibility requirements ensure that top caliber students are selected to receive financial assistance. 

 

With diverse interests and many fields of study, our scholars are grateful for the donors who make the financial assistance they receive possible. 

800+

800+ students are currently receiving financial assistance. 

41%

In 2022, 41% of financial assistance distributed was in the form of grants. 

$6.8millon

Over $6.8 million dollars was distributed in financial assistance in the 2022-23 academic year. 

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John Clark

University of South Alabama, class of 2025

Majoring in Physics with a minor in Mathematics 

 

"My dream job would be researching things related to quantum theory and general relativity. That means I would be a particle physicist or astrophysicist. I may work in a laboratory or observatory in a university or government funded organization."

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Hannah Nelson

Virginia Tech, class of 2023

Majoring in Interior Design

 

"I would like to thank donors for their generosity and support. It will be a relief to not have to be under such a large financial burden after graduation and to not be held back by finances."

Image provided by the student. 

Image provided by the student. 

Michael Fischer

Point Loma Nazarene University, class of 2023

Studying Applied Health Science

"My dream job is to open a small business that promotes an active, coastal lifestyle through fitness training and recovery.

 

I would like to thank all the donors for making this program assessable to young adults like me-- who are pursuing a higher education in hopes of positively contributing to the wonderful society we live in."

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Tatiana Bahoque

American Musical Dramatic Academy, class of 2023

Studying Musical Theater & Voice

"MOAA's educational assistance has truly solidified my opportunity to complete my goal of finishing college and allow me time to immerse myself in my college.

 

The generosity of the donor's has truly been a blessing to me and my family. Participation in this educational assistance program has made my college dream come true, thank you!"

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2022-2023 Scholar List

This academic year, over 800 students will receive nearly $7 million in grants and interest-free loans from the MOAA Scholarship Fund to help them further their education. See the list of recipients here and consider establishing a Designated Scholarship or a Special/Senior Grant. For more information, please contact scholarship@moaa.org

MOAA Scholarship Fund Mission

MOAA Scholarship Fund (SF, EIN 54-1659039), a 501(c)(3) charitable subsidiary of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), offers students of military families financial relief to alleviate some of the burden that comes with continuing education.

Together we make a difference 

Our work is made possible thanks to a generous community of supporters who believe in the mission of the MOAA Scholarship Fund. Join us today to help provide military children financial assistance for the next phase in their education.