1. Eligibility Requirements 2. Application Checklist 3. Submit Application
Application Checklist for the Fort Hood Military Family Member Scholarship Fund
2021-2022 high school seniors, those who hold a valid high school equivalent for the current school year, or those who graduate before the end of the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
High School Applicant Eligibility
- Must be a graduating senior of an accredited high school or home school program.
- Must possess a valid US military identification card and be enrolled in DEERS.
- Must be accepted or expect to be accepted by a college, university, trade or technical school for the upcoming fall or spring semester.
- Must not be the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship (to include tuition, room and board) or an appointment to a military service academy.
- Must be one of the following:
- The dependent child of an active duty U.S. military sponsor assigned to Fort Hood.
- The dependent child of an active duty U.S. military sponsor whose last duty assignment was Fort Hood and applicant resides in Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, McLennan, Travis or Williamson County while sponsor is on a non-command sponsored assignment on orders.
- The dependent child of an active duty retired U.S. military sponsor and both sponsor and applicant reside in Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, McLennan, Travis or Williamson County.
- The dependent child of a deceased member of the U.S. military forces and applicant resides in Bell, Coryell, Lampasas, McLennan, Travis or Williamson County.
- Must submit a completed application file, postmarked by the deadline date. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.
- “Active duty U.S. military sponsor” is defined as active duty Regular Army, an Army Reservist who is activated at the time of application for scholarship, or a National Guardsman who is activated at the time of application for scholarship.
- Active duty service members are not eligible.
- All applicants must possess a valid U.S. military identification card and provide a front and back copy.
- All applicants may apply for either an academic or vocational scholarship only.
- All applicants must be accepted or expect to be accepted by an institution of higher learning (i.e., college or vocational school) or be enrolled in an accredited institution of same.
- All applicants must be working toward a first undergraduate degree or vocational certification. The scholarship is not intended for additional undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, secondary vocational certifications, or additional vocational certifications.
- Persons who have previously received a Fort Hood MFMSF scholarship are not eligible to apply; however, those who have previously applied but not received a scholarship are eligible to apply again.