Scholarship Details

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program (Check back in March)

Application Deadline:



Honorably Discharged Veterans or spouses


Wells Fargo is strongly invested in supporting our nation's veterans, including a commitment to assist them in completing postsecondary education programs to help them return to, and succeed in, a competitive job market. The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship Program provides scholarships to fill unmet financial need of veterans after military benefits and other grants and scholarships have been packaged by their school. This financial support will allow veterans to focus on completing their education and reduce reliance on student loans.

The program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.


Be honorably-discharged (no longer drilling) veterans or spouses of disabled veterans who have served in the United States military, including the Reserves and National Guard, and have received a Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or another document of service.
Be high school or GED graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate (first Associates or Bachelor’s) or graduate (first Master’s degree) study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school* for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.
*College must not be on warning or probationary status with the federal government, or must not be in litigation with the federal government or a state.
Have completed the FAFSA to ensure full discovery of actual unmet need.
Use any military education benefits for which they are eligible in the upcoming academic year.
Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent.
Be eligible for Federal Funding-Subsidized and unsubsidized federal loans &/or Federal Pell Grants.

Terms of Award:

provides scholarships up to $5,000 per year, to fill gaps for veterans and the spouses of disabled veterans after military benefits and other grants and scholarships have been utilized. Scholarships are renewable each year, to help recipients focus on completing their degrees.

Please Submit:

Applications and all required documents must be submitted electronically by the deadline in order for your application to be processed.

As part of your application, you must upload the following supporting documents prior to application submission:

A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.
A completed Applicant Appraisal Form (click to view and print the form).
Copy of DD214, Certificate of Eligibility from the Department of Veterans Affairs or other document of service.
Student Aid Report (SAR) from most recent FAFSA filing.
Financial aid award letter, if available.
If applicant is the spouse of a disabled veteran, provide VA disability letter and copy of marriage license

Online Application: