The Military Child of the Year Award recognizes outstanding military children who demonstrate resiliency, leadership, and achievement in their communities. Recipients, along with a parent or guardian, travel to Washington, D.C., for a special recognition Gala. They also receive a laptop computer and the $10,000 award. Child must be a legal military dependent between the ages of 13 and 18 at the time of nomination. Status confirmed by Military ID or DEERS enrollment form. Child and one adult guardian must be available to travel to the Washington, DC area for the Gala award presentation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.