Deadline: March 15, 2017

Eligibility: Children and spouses of local and state government employees who have died in the line of duty. Must attend or plan to attend school full time at an accredited two-year community college, four-year accredited university or vocational school. Study can be at the undergraduate, graduate or technical level. Recipients are selected based on academic record; demonstration of leadership; participation in school and community activities; academic honors; work experience; statement of goals and aspirations; and financial need.

Award: Individuals may reapply for the scholarship, but may only receive a maximum of $10,000 over their academic career.

Contact: Application available at www.vantagescholar.org