General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program, 2016-2017
ATTENTION: Due to some technical issues, anyone who registered for the Arnold Education Grant and/or began or submitted an application between Friday, November 6th through Monday, November 9th will have to re-register, re-complete and re-submit their application. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.
Since its inception in 1942, the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has been committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals. The General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant program, the centerpiece of the Society's education initiatives, has been overwhelmingly popular. The value and success of this program is demonstrated in the 102,244 grants disbursed since the first awards were made for the 1988-1989 academic year. Read more >>
Grant Eligibility Requirements
Do you meet all of the eligibility requirements to receive an Education Grant from AFAS?
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Click here to see the procedures to successfully apply for an Education Grant.
ONLY CORRECTLY COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS THAT ARE RECEIVED BY MARCH 18, 2016 WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR A GRANT AWARD.
Click here to register for an Air Force Aid Society Education Grant Portal account and access the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program application online.
Click here for instructions explaining how to register for an Air Force Aid Society Education Grant Portal account and how to complete and submit the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program application online.
The instructions do not discuss each field in the application as most are self-explanatory, but certain areas receive in-depth attention. If you need assistance, please contact the Air Force Aid Society's Education Assistance Department at (703) 972-2647.
Frequently Asked Questions
Click here to view the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding the overall program, registration process, application completion and submission, and after submission.
Click here for information about grant application timeline.
For 2016-2017: Applications for 2016-2017 academic year are available as of November 2, 2015.
For 2015-2016: Grants have been awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year.