About the Scholarship

HORIZONS Foundation Scholarship is accredited by the Women In Defense, A National Security Organization (WID). The foundation was incorporated in the year 1985 that engages, cultivates, and supports the advancement and recognition of women in all aspects of national security.

HORIZONS Foundation Scholarship provides an opportunity to further their educational objectives and career pursuits in the defense workforce through a demonstrated commitment to creating a more diverse national security marketplace.


What are the requirements needed while applying for this scholarship?

  • Students are required to submit their citizenship proof such as passport/birth certificate.

  • A single page essay of 500-6-- words is to be submitted by the students applying for this scholarship.

  • Candidates must submit two letters of recommendation, one from the faculty members of college or university. 

  • Students must demonstrate their financial need while applying for this scholarship.

  • The understudies applying for this award must present a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.


HORIZONS Foundation Scholarship award amounts to

  • This scholarship award ranges from 500 to 12000 each year based on the availability of funds and the awards are non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies each year depending on the students meeting their requirements.


Deadline info

The applications are to be presented before the end of April 01, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application, and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other information are accessible online on the Women In Defense, A National Security Organization (WID) website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a female.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and have completed 60 or more credit hours.

  • Must be enrolled full time or part-time.

  • Must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher.

  • This award is for U.S. students


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