Members of the military provide a vital service to their country. One of the ways we thank them for that service is by offering them, and sometimes their families, scholarships. When military servicemen and women leave the military, they often have not earned degrees, or their degrees are not sufficient to gain them the employment they desire. While military service can prepare you for much in your life, that may not apply to running a business or working in healthcare. Military scholarships give these men and women easier access to our country’s various educational offerings. Other military scholarships are for those who are currently serving in the military or the reserves. These allow those who are in the middle of their service to work toward their chosen future. Finally, there are military family scholarships. These scholarships can be given to those who have never served in the military but have a spouse or parent who served or is still serving. This is a perk of military service that allows the spouse or children of service members earn a degree, when they may not be able to afford college otherwise.