VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Military Family Scholarship and College Fair is open to military veterans, spouses, and children of all branches including active duty, retired, and reserve, and first responders.
The fair will be held from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at Virginia Wesleyan University Jane P. Batten Student Center, 5817 Wesleyan Drive in Virginia Beach.
Families can network with local and national nonprofit foundation representatives for college scholarships.
In-state and out-of-state colleges will also have tables with information on their institutional scholarship and financial aid programs. There will be numerous colleges that will waive admission fees and provide on-site applications for enrollment and awarding scholarships to their schools.
Presentations on military family scholarship programs and other funding resources will also be given.
Students will be able to get free professional headshots for portfolios and scholarship applications by Navy veteran photographers Laura Bryant of LB Studio Image.
The event is free and students of all ages, teachers, and parents are encouraged to attend. This also includes current undergraduate and graduate students. Students can pre-register through the Scholarship Sharing website.
Tickets will also be available at the door, pre-registration is highly recommended.