AF Aid Society helping AF members, families

The Air Force Aid Society is committed to helping Air Force members and their families realize their academic goals.

The centerpiece of the society’s education initiatives is the General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program, which provides $2,000 grants to selected sons and daughters of active duty, Title 10 AGR/Reserve, Title 32 AGR performing full-time active duty, retired, retired Reserve, and deceased Air Force members; spouses of active duty members and Title 10 AGR/Reservists; and surviving spouses of deceased personnel for their undergraduate studies.

This grant program remains competitive in its need-based selection criteria, uniquely tailored to recognize the proper weighing of family income and education cost factors, and is administered by ACT Scholarship and Recognition Services.
Application registration started Nov. 1. Deadline for applications is March 8 for the 2013-2014 academic year.

For more information and to apply, visit the Air Force Aid Society website at

For questions regarding the AFAS online application or processing procedures, call the Air Force Aid Society’s Education Assistance Department at
1 (800) 429-9475, (703) 607-3072 or 327-3072.

(Courtesy of 86th Force Support Squadron)