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Vigilant Torch Foundation TORCH Scholarship

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.  

For more details on eligibility, see Vigilant Torch Foundation Scholarship Program Policy.

APPLICATION PROCESS

SOFund VOTECH Scholarship

The Special Operations Fund (SOFUND) is offering another scholarship opportunity.  The Vocational, Technical, and Community College (VOTECH) Scholarships are $3,000 annually, limited to 2 years, to be used for VOTECH studies. Selection is based on employment experience/volunteer service, demonstrated leadership, academic achievement (minimum 2.5 GPA), career interest, written goals, and recommendations.
What you need to do to apply:
  1. Download and fill out the PDF application electronically (do not print and fill out by hand).
  2. Applications (completed PDFs) need to be emailed to [email protected] no later than 7PM on June 22nd.

Email [email protected] with any questions.  Good luck!

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