Folds of Honor Scholarship

Amount: Up to $5,000. About: Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization, has two scholarships that support military families. The Children’s Fund Scholarship is for primary and secondary education students and can be used for private school or tutoring services (from an established, licensed business). The Higher Education Scholarship is for postsecondary students. The award amount is up to $5,000 per academic year and is based on a student’s “unmet need.” Recipients must reapply each year to get the scholarship in successive years. To qualify for the Children’s Fund Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited private school or tutoring institution, be at least five years old (by September 1st of calendar year applying in) and enrolled in full-time Kindergarten program, and be a dependent of a service member. To qualify for the Higher Education Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a two-year, four-year, or postgraduate program of study at an accredited college or university, or be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited technical or trade school program, which results in a certificate or license, and be a dependent or spouse of a service member.
Eligible Grade Levels: Kindergarten Student, Grade 1 Student, Grade 2 Student, Grade 3 Student, Grade 4 Student, Grade 5 Student, Grade 6 Student, Grade 7 Student, Grade 8 Student, High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, High School Senior, Trade School Student, Technical School Student, Vocational Student, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student
Eligible Majors: All majors
Residency Requirement: No residency requirement
Minimum GPA: 2.0 (for Higher Education Scholarship)
Deadline: March 31 (annually) Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.