Operation Second Chance Scholarship

The OSC Scholarship Program seeks to further the organization’s mission of support for wounded, ill, and injured service members/veterans and their families through need-based dependent financial assistance grants, to aid in the pursuit of higher education. During each academic period, OSC will award grants of up to $2,500 to a select number of dependent children (unmarried, 23 years and younger) and spouses of Qualifying Military Sponsors.

Annual Amount


Additional Selection Criteria

Unmarried dependent children, 23 years and younger, as well as spouses of Qualifying Military Sponsors whom are seeking their 1st award of an undergraduate 4-year degree, associate’s degree, or a certification from a vocational or technical institution that is DOE accredited. Qualifying Military Sponsors are defined as meeting criteria from one selection in each of the following sections:

  • Active Duty (having served greater than 12 months).
  • Title 10 Reservists on extended active duty, Title 32 Guard performing full-time active duty.
  • Sponsor “veterans” (classified as non-active duty, and/or not currently enrolled in the reserve or guard), are required to have a VA disability rating of 70% or higher.
  • If in or pending Medical Board; with a statement from a command liaison verifying member will be DOD qualified as combat wounded with a 70% or higher rating.
  • Deceased from injuries related to combat deployment.

Application Process

For application, go to:  https://form.jotform.com/200074624569052

For questions email scholarships@operationsecondchance.org


April 15, 2021

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