Please collect the following documents before clicking the online application link.
Scanned Copy of one form of identification (VA or civilian)
•State ID or
•Drivers License or
•VA ID card (VA card can be obtained at your local VA hospital)
Documentation that confirms military service
•Copy of military form DD 214 (Provide if not currently serving in the military) or
•Copy of Enlisted Record Brief (ERB) or Officer Record Brief (ORB) (Provide if actively serving in the military)
Documentation of degree completion
•Copy of Institution Transcripts or
•Copy of Degree
Documentation of educational loans
•Most recent billing statement or loan balance printout
•Loan contact information
Letter of Hardship
•Write a letter that shows how educational debt creates financial hardship
•Include short biography about yourself, family, and current and past career
•Use this website for examples:http://www.studentloanconsolidator.com/forms/
•Please include what you can offer to the nation and or the betterment of society once loans are paid
•Nature of the need and reason for the request
•Demonstrated actions that indicates attempts at self help
•Evidence of any other assistance sought by the applicant if any
•Impact of the reimbursement on the applicant, the applicant’s family, and community
•Applicant’s vulnerability to adverse action if not reimbursed
•Willingness of applicant to support the organization
Copy of a Recent Photograph
•Please upload a copy of a recent photo that you would like displayed on the website
Copy of your most current resume
NOTE: If you cannot locate the necessary military records, you can request copieshere:http://www.archives.gov/veterans/evetrecs/index.html
After submitting requested documents we will process your information and let you know your status for enrollment into the program. If we need more information from you we will contact you to let you know what other documentation is needed.
Please note: Enrollment does not guarantee loan repayment. A final full review of enrollment packets will be executed within 30 days of loan repayment. Any information found to be misleading, omitted and or false, will be denied. Enrollments will be queued in the order in which they were accepted. We will do our best to pay all debts in full before moving to the next veteran in the queue, but we maintain the right to disburse all funds as we see fit. This will be done to ensure that all veterans are treated equitably.
PLEASE READ: We only require the minimum amount of information from you for verification purposes. At no time will we request your social security number. Please “black out” any reference to your social security number on all submitted documentation. All information submitted to us will not be given to any third party without your consent and all information sent to us will be encrypted and stored safely. (See our Privacy Statement)
If you meet these criteria and understand that this is a retroactive scholarship that is based on the availability of funding then please click here to apply.