LAS VEGAS, NV – March 15, 2018 – The Folded Flag Foundation, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization committed to honoring the legacy of America’s fallen heroes by helping their families with financial support for education, is accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-19 school year.
The scholarship and grant opportunities offered by The Folded Flag Foundation, include:
- Educational scholarships for private school tuition and educational programs for children in grades K–12
- Educational scholarships for spouses and/or dependents to attend college or technical/trade school
The Folded Flag Foundation was formed as a non-profit organization that relies on public donations to help supplement the current death benefits available to the spouses and children of U.S. military and other government personnel who have lost their lives in defense of our country. For the 2017-18 school year, The Folded Flag Foundation awarded more than $1.1 million in educational scholarships and grants.
To qualify for The Folded Flag Foundation’s scholarship program, applicants must be the spouse or child (aged 0-26) of a U.S. military or government personnel who lost his or her life as a result of hostile action or in an accident related to U.S. combat operations.
The application period runs from March 1 – May 15, 2018, with scholarships awarded to those selected in time for the fall school semester enrollment period. Applicants will be notified by July 15 as to the status of their application.
“We work daily to honor the sacrifice of our nation’s bravest heroes – heroes who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. One way we do this is by offering educational scholarships to the loved ones left behind,” said John Coogan, president of The Folded Flag Foundation. “We are privileged to be able to help these Gold Star Families pursue their educational goals.”
About The Folded Flag Foundation
The Folded Flag Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization committed to honoring the legacy of our fallen heroes by helping their families with financial support for education. The Folded Flag Foundation proudly gives 100 percent of ALL donations to families in need. Corporate sponsors Black Knight, Inc., ServiceLink, Fidelity National Financial (FNF) and Fidelity National Investment Services (FIS) underwrite all administrative costs. For more information on The Folded Flag Foundation, including how to make a donation to support its cause, please visit www.FoldedFlagFoundation.org.