The Freedom Alliance Scholarship fund is for the children of military personnel who have been killed or permanently disabled in an combat mission or training accident.
Students wishing to apply for a Freedom Alliance scholarship should review the following criteria to ensure they meet the eligibility requirements set forth by the Freedom Alliance Board of Directors.
FREEDOM ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP FUND APPLICANTS MUST BE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
The dependent son or daughter of a U.S. Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Guardsman or Marine who has:
- Been killed in action.
- Become 100% total & permanently disabled as a direct result of a combat mission, with priority given to those who have a single combat-related disability rated at 70% or more. This does not apply to Servicemembers who are Silver Star or Purple Heart Medal recipients as they only need and combined 100% Total and Permanent disability rating. (Qualifying parent must have received an Honorable Discharge.)
- Suffered a major limb amputation due to enemy action
- Been classified as a Prisoner of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA).
- Been awarded the Medal of Honor, the Navy Cross, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Air Force Cross, or the Coast Guard Cross.
- Been involved in a training accident that resulted in the death of the service member or caused an immediate inability to continue serving (100% total and permanently disabled).
ALL APPLICANTS MUST ALSO MEET THE FOLLOWING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR A FREEDOM ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP:
- Currently in the spring semester of their senior year of high school, a high school graduate, or a currently enrolled full-time undergraduate student.
- Under the age of 26 at the time of application.
If you believe that you meet these eligibility requirements we encourage you to apply online by going here to apply. Should you have any questions about our eligibility requirements please contact Wanda Cruz: [email protected]