Applicants must either have proof of school enrollment or proof of application to institution of higher education.
Applicants must re-apply each year they wish to receive funding.
Dependent of service member must be 24 years of age or younger and unmarried
Spouse of service member has no age requirements/limitations, but cannot be re-married using former spouse’s military service documents.
Service member (of any branch; active duty or reserves) must be one of the following: KIA, Killed in the line of duty, or suffered the loss of a limb; military veteran (of any branch) who died of any cause while on active duty or after being classified as having a service-connected disability; or a military veteran (of any branch) who has a 10% or higher service-connected disability, rated by the Veteran’s Administration.
If applicant’s service member is currently active duty, they can only be eligible to apply for a scholarship if the service member has a Purple Heart.
Award amount is based on “Unmet Need” which is calculated on the Financial Need page of the application – maximum award amount is $5,000 per academic year.