VA-ACME Scholarship Program

More than a Million Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

are Enrolled in College Courses


This year, more than one million service members, veterans and their families are enrolled in college courses.  With that in mind, the Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education (VA-ACME) continues a commitment to supporting education within the Virginia military community.  We are pleased to announce that VA-ACME will award multiple $1,000 scholarships at the annual symposium to be held April 16-19, 2018 at Norfolk Hilton The Main. Categories include:

  • Active duty, drilling reservist, or National Guard member
  • Spouse of active duty, drilling reservist, National Guard member, or military retiree
  • Child of active duty, drilling reservist, National Guard member, or military retiree
  • Permanently disabled military member or family member (spouse or child) or family member of service member missing/killed in action
  • Veteran or retiree of the Armed Forces

The application deadline is March 16, 2018. Only one application per person will be accepted. Members of the VA-ACME Board, VA-ACME Scholarship Committee and their families are not eligible. For more details and to apply for scholarships, visit



About VA-ACME: The Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education (VA-ACME) covers the most military concentrated region in the world. It is the organization’s mission to provide progressive and innovative support for an ever-changing academic environment. VA-ACME is committed to addressing military education issues within the Commonwealth of Virginia with three major focus areas:

  • Evaluating and restructuring policies related to acceptance and transfer of credit for veterans, military students, and their adult family members
  • Enhancing the educational aspirations of the military populations in the state
  • Making educational programs accessible in cost, location, and scheduling