CREATING OPPORTUNITY

ELIGIBILITY

All Active Duty Unit Members and their immediate families and grandchildren, including the families of such personnel who die in combat, training, or line of duty; or are Prisoner of War (POW) or Missing in Action (MIA).  

All Reserve and National Guard personnel assigned to the Unit and their immediate families and grandchildren, including the families of such personnel who die in combat, training, or line of duty; or are POW or MIA. Reserve and National Guard personnel (further referred to in this policy as AUM) must participate in drill, active duty, or deployments to be eligible and must be members of the VIGILANT TORCH ASSOCIATION (VTA).  

All Former Unit Members and their immediate families and grandchildren. Eligibility is maintained despite the death of the FUM. To be eligible, FUM must be a current member of the VTA, or if deceased, a member of the VTA at the time of death.  

APPLICATION PROCESS

SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT TESTIMONIALS