The mission of Freedom Alliance is to
advance the American heritage of freedom by honoring and encouraging military
service, defending the sovereignty of the United States, and promoting a strong
One of the ways we carry out our
mission is by providing financial assistance for higher education in the form
of Freedom Alliance Scholarships.
These scholarships are awarded to the
deserving sons and daughters of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Guardsmen
whose parent died or is permanently disabled (100% VA Rating) as a result of a combat mission or training accident which caused an immediate inability to continue serving.
Scholarships are awarded annually to
full-time students enrolled in undergraduate studies at an accredited
Scholarships are renewable for up to
three years, providing that the recipient remains a full-time student and
maintains a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
How to Apply:
Students applying for a Freedom
Alliance Scholarship should first review the eligibility requirements, then
complete the digital application. This application is for first-time applicants only; if you have received
a scholarship from us before, please contact our scholarship administrator at Dawn.Brown@FreedomAlliance.org and she will let you
know what you need to do to renew the scholarship for the current academic
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 have Silver Star or Purple Heart Medal recipients as they only need a 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
- Currently attending 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.
Applicants should be aware that simply because an applicant
may be eligible, not all eligible applicants will be awarded a Freedom Alliance
scholarship. By submitting an application to Freedom Alliance, you release
and agree to hold harmless Freedom Alliance or employees from any liability
whatsoever in connection with submitting an application, accepting any prize,
or anything that may arise related to the scholarship.
applications or documents will be returned to the submitter. The application
and documents will become the property of Freedom Alliance, and Freedom
Alliance may use them as it sees fit.
submitting an application, you accept the terms and conditions which are
non-negotiable and subject to change at the sole discretion of Freedom