Education Options For Children Of Veterans

This week’s eNewsletter features a Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services partner who supports those significantly impacted by the post 9/11 conflicts—Gold Star families and the families of our wounded service members.

This year’s scholarship deadline is just around the corner – April 15, 2020. The selection committee will prioritize applicants in which the dependent’s service member has been killed in action or has a single combat related disabling condition of 70% or above. To request an eligibility application and more information, please email

If you want to learn more about the mission of NGS, visit their website.

For more information on programs and services offered by Dixon Center, or to become a Dixon Center partner, please contact Sam Whitehurst, Vice President of Programs & Services,

No Greater Sacrifice (NGS) invests in the children of fallen and wounded service members by delivering scholarships and resources to improve their quality of life through the pursuit of higher education. In fact, since its inception in 2008, NGS has awarded 206 scholarships valued at more than $12.5 million in post-high school education benefits. Their services also include:

  • Supporting the families of fallen and wounded service members by hosting events for scholars of all ages;
  • Providing NGS scholars with customized mentorship and funding to achieve their full educational potential; and
  • Delivering assistance to reduce the unmet financial costs of higher education, including in-state tuition, room and board, special equipment, books, or other expenses deemed necessary.