The Scholarships for Military Children program is accepting applications for $1,500 scholarships through Feb. 16, program officials said.

The program is open to unmarried children of either active-duty or retired servicemembers. Applicants must be 21 or younger or 23 or younger if currently enrolled in school. They must be planning to attend an accredited university full-time during the fall 2005 semester or be enrolled in a program designed to transfer to a four-year program. Student applicants and their parents also must be enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System database and hold a current ID card.

Applications are available at or at base commissaries.

Sign Up for Daily Headlines

Sign up to receive a daily email of today's top military news stories from Stars and Stripes and top news outlets from around the world.

Sign Up Now