Who Can Apply:
- Military members risk their lives every day for the protection of their country, often coming home and struggling with disabilities or disorders such as PTSD.
- While PTSD rates vary based on the service era, with 15% of Vietnam War veterans developing PTSD as compared to 12% of Desert Storm veterans, PTSD can affect any military veteran. To cope, many veterans adopt pets or get service animals to deal with their stress.
- This scholarship seeks to support military veterans by helping them pay off their debt and take care of their mental health.
- Any military veteran who has student debt may apply for this scholarship opportunity.
Submission: To apply, write a short Instagram caption about what it means to have had the support of your pet (or your family’s pet)! Be sure to include your pet’s name and a link to your Instagram. The best submissions will be featured on the Pettable Instagram!
Deadline: August 7, 2022
Learn More: https://bold.org/scholarships/military-student-debt-grant/