Application Checklist

The 2020 application is now closed. The 2021 program will open mid-December. Please check back!

  • I meet all eligibility criteria for this program OR have requested and received written approval from the Fisher House Foundation to submit an application based on special circumstances.

  • I am the dependent child of a living, retired or deceased member of one of the five armed services (Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard), or the Reserve or National Guard components of one of these services.

  • I have attached my most recent transcript or copy of my grades, preferably from the fall of 2019, with my application.

  • My high school College Board Code # (if available) is on the application.

  • I have attached documents that verify the death, eligibility to receive Traumatic Service Members Group Life Insurance (TSGLI), or disability of the sponsor.

  • I have attached the DD214 or DD1300 that shows the sponsor's dates of service.

  • Re-applicants: I have the 9-digit code provided in a letter from Scholarship Managers. *This code allows you to skip re-submitting the DD214 or DD1300 forms; however, you will still need to create a new user account and application.

  • I completed the essay (500 words max).

  • My sponsor or parent/guardian has digitally signed the application online.

  • The Heroes' Legacy Program expects that the student complete the application, and applicants must attest to this when submitting the application.