Invitation to Apply for a Scholarship

(Revised 05/09/2019)


The Sky Soldiers Foundation Scholarship Fund seeks to provide support to applicants embarking in post high school education and displaying the potential to earn either technical, associate, undergraduate or post graduate degrees from accredited educational institutions, community colleges, colleges or universities.

Scholarship Application Guidelines Summary

2019 Application acceptance has ended

The applicant or the sponsor is required to be a member in good standing with the 173d Airborne Brigade Association or was up to their death, fallen Sky Soldier’s (Gold Star) spouse or their direct descendants are exempted from the Association membership requirement. To qualify for a Scholarship from the Foundation you must be either be a Sky Soldier on active duty, a Veteran Sky Soldier, fallen Sky Soldier’s (Gold Star) spouse or their direct descendant. All other applicants must have a sponsor who is serving or has served with the 173d Airborne Brigade, and the applicant is either the sponsoring Sky Soldier’s spouse, child, grandchild or great grandchild. Relationship proof required. Can apply for Scholarships each year while pursuing studies, remains a competitive process each application cycle.

Scholarship Application PROCESS and Form

Note: Please read carefully the updated application guidelines – very specific rules to qualify

(1)              Applications will not be considered if USPS mailed or shipped via other carrier

(2)              Application and supporting scanned documents must be submitted electronically as a single PDF file

(3)              Refer any questions to scholarship@skysoldiersfoundation.org with subject “Sky Soldier Foundation scholarship question”

Those who meet the eligibility guidelines are invited to apply and download the scholarship application form.

The application is a fillable PDF form that can be completed using the free “Fill and Sign” feature of Adobe Reader.

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Click here to download Scholarship Application Guidelines - Read First

Click here to download Scholarship Application Form


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