Thank you to all students who applied, the 2024 scholarship application is now closed.

All applicants will be notified of a decision by mid-June. Applications for the 2025 academic year will be available on March 1, 2025.

We want to invest in you and your higher education!

Paralyzed Veterans of America is proud to offer funds to PVA members and their immediate family members through our Educational Scholarship Program.

We will award scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to full-time students and $1,000 to part-time students.



  • A PVA member, the spouse of a member, or an unmarried child (under 24 years of age) who is dependent (as defined by the IRS) on the member for principal support.
  • A citizen of the United States.
  • Accepted and enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in an accredited U.S. college or university.

Please Note: Previous award recipients may apply, but are limited to a total of two scholarships in a lifetime.

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How Will Your Scholarship be Scored?

Please review the scholarship reviewer rubric to help you in crafting your application responses.

2024 Scholarship Awarding Timeline

March 1-May 15 at 11:59 p.m.: Scholarship application is open.

May 15-June 5: Reviewing period.

June 6-16: Award winners will be notified. All applicants who were not awarded a scholarship will be contacted by the end of June.