About the Scholarship

The Folds of Honor Scholarship is awarded by Folds of Honor, an organization that provides academic scholarships to the close-relatives and the children of America’s fallen and retired heroes.

The Folds of Honor Scholarship can only be received if the students maintain a promising record in their academics. If not, the scholarship will be rescinded.

How to Apply?

The documents required to be considered for the Folds of Honor Scholarship include

  • A completed application, which can be found online on the official website of Folds of Honor
  • Proof of relation to military
  • Proof of enrollment in an educational institution
  • Proof of dependence

All the required documents must be submitted on or before the deadline date.

Scholarship Amount

The Folds of Honor Scholarship provides monetary rewards amounting from $500 to $5000 individually, based on the respective student's financial standing and requirements.

The awards are non-renewable. If interested, the students may reapply for the same scholarship. The number of awards varies each year, on the basis of the number of eligible candidates.

Deadline Information

The deadline to apply for the Folds of Honor Scholarship is at 11:29 p.m. EST on April 1. The requested documents must be submitted on or before the deadline date.

Eligibility Criteria

The interested individual applying for the Folds of Honor Scholarship must be:

  • eligible on one of the following: any service member who has been killed or disabled with a service-connected disability from the VA (the disability rating must be at least 10 percent); a veteran who died from any cause while such service-connected disability was in existence; any service member who is currently classified as a POW or MIA; a service member missing in action or captured in line of duty by a hostile force; a service member forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power; a service member who has received a Purple Heart Medal (may be active duty).
  • an unmarried U.S. citizen and 24 years of age or younger if a dependent.
  • accepted to an accredited post-secondary education program: university, college, technical school, or certification program.
  • the spouse or dependent (child or step-child) of an eligible military member.

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