Honoring Sacrifice with Opportunity.

Thanks to the ongoing generosity of our donors, we continue to provide educational scholarships to the children and spouses of those killed or disabled while in service to our nation. For more information on applying for a Folds of Honor scholarship, please refer to our eligibility requirements and application process below.


Scholarships

Application links for the 2016-17 academic year are now closed.

To follow the status of an application or update your contact information, please log into your account at fohscholarships.communityforce.com.

Final status notifications for all Children’s Fund applications will be updated on the applicant’s dashboard between June 1st and June 8th, 2016.

(UPDATE) Final status notifications for all Higher Education applications will be updated on the applicant’s dashboard between July 15th and July 30th, 2016. We will send notifications to the email address you registered your account under.

Add the following email addresses to your contacts/safe-sender’s list to help prevent any communication regarding your application from going to your spam/junk folders!

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.

Dependent of service member enrolled in grades K-12

Funds may be used for private school tuition, educational tutoring, an approved/accredited homeschooling curriculum, required books and school uniforms.

Educational tutoring may not be provided through a private individual

Applicants must re-apply each year they wish to receive funding

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; or 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 veteran (of any branch) with a 90-100% service-connected disability, rated by the Veteran’s Administration. **We do not use the service member’s compensation rate**

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.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to increased scholarship demand, we currently will not be accepting Future Use applications.

Dependent of service member who is an infant up to, and including, a child who will be entering the 11th grade.

Service member (of any branch; active duty, guard, or reserves) must be one of the following: KIA, Killed in the line of duty, or suffered the loss of a limb; or 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.

The scholarship award amount is $5,000 for the recipient’s first year of post-secondary education; the funds do not grow and are not a “college fund”

Once awarded, the recipient cannot apply for this scholarship again.