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This award is for U.S. undergraduate students that are a dependent or spouse of someone killed or disabled in the Sept. 11, 2001 tragedy. A dependent child must enroll in college by age 24.
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- Awarded by:
- Scholarship America
The amount of each award varies per semester. The amount of each award depends of the applicant's financial need and the total amount of funding available. Individual scholarship amounts generally will range from $1,000 per academic year for those students with little or no demonstrated financial need to approximately $28,000 per academic year for those with greater financial need. These awards are renewable if the applicant re-applies each term and demonstrates academic progress. A student who applies by the May 15 deadline will receive a check for the first half of the award by Aug. 15; a check for the second half of the award will be sent Dec. 31. The checks will be sent to the student's home address.
- The number of awards offered varies each year. In 2012 (the most recent year for which statistics are available), 779 students received assistance.
Applications are available online from the Scholarship America website in an online or PDF format. There are two options for applying for this award. Option 1: A full-time student who wants to be no... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.