Federal Student Financial Aid

Students using a VA benefit or DoD Tuition Assistance can apply for Federal Student Aid.

To apply for federal student financial aid, and to apply for many state student aid programs, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The information you provide on your FAFSA determines if you are eligible for financial aid.


Foundation Scholarships at Cloud County Community College

Kansas Military Service Scholarship

The Kansas Military Service Scholarship is available for the payment of tuition and fees at any of the following Kansas public post-secondary institutions: the six state universities, Washburn University, community colleges and technical colleges for students who are a resident of Kansas and:

  • Served after September 11, 2001, in military service in international waters or on foreign soil in support of military operations for at least 90 days or less than 90 days because of injuries received during such military service;
  • Received an honorable discharge or under honorable conditions (general) discharge from military service or is still in military service and;
  • Submit a DD-214 form or active duty orders, which indicates the location of the person’s deployment and specifies the person has served after September 11, 2001, in any military operation for which they received hostile fire pay.



Pat Tillman Foundation

For veteran and active service members for both pre- and post-9/11 service. https://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/


AMVETS Scholarship

AMVETS’ offers scholarships through the National Service Foundation (NSF) and donations. They are for Veteran (other than dishonorable), Active Duty, Guard, and Reserves; Spouses; and Children/Grandchildren of Veterans, Active Duty, Guard, and Reserves who are currently in high school. The scholarships, up to $12,000, are only for full-time study at an accredited undergraduate college, university, or technical school leading to a non-specific degree.



AFCEA Educational Foundation



VFW Scholarship

The VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship" provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. It’s just another way for us to say “thank you” to those who fought for our freedoms



Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship

Applicant must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard.



Ankin Law Office 2020 Scholarship for Military Veterans

This scholarship is open to military veterans of the United States Armed Forces and immediate family members (parents, children) who will be enrolled full-time in fall 2020 in an accredited community college or university (undergraduate or graduate), earning credits toward a degree (associate, baccalaureate, or graduate).  Trade or vocational programs will also qualify.