The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards post-9/11 spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial well being of their families.

  • Honorary Scholarship – Awarded to those seeking graduate or post-graduate degree.
  • New Beginnings Scholarship – Awarded to those pursuing entry level classes or training.
  • Restoring Family Scholarship – Awarded to Spouses of the Fallen
  • Restoring Hope Scholarship – Awarded to an MSW Student
  • Restoring Self Scholarship – Awarded to those seeking any undergraduate degree.

Caregiver and Military Spouse Scholarships are made payable to the scholarship recipient’s institution for payment of tuition, books and supplies. The scholarship is for U.S. Colleges and universities only.

Selection Process

Applicants must complete and submit the application/certification forms along with:

  • Proof of service
  • Proof of injury/death
  • Original essay
  • Two-page questionnaire
  • One letter of recommendation

Incomplete packages will not be accepted. All documentation must be clear and legible. Illegible and unclear documentation will be rejected. Applicants will be selected for scholarship award recommendation based on their eligibility, their commitment to succeed as indicated by academic achievement, personal goals, letters of recommendation and resume, and their original essay response. Scholarship award recommendations and final selection will be at the discretion of the Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Committee. Applicant anonymity will be preserved during the selection process. All members of the Scholarship committee are ineligible for scholarships.

The application process for the Spring 2019 scholarships will be open from August 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018.

To apply, click to Apply For Services.

If you have previously applied for a scholarship, please update your client portal to indicate you are interested in the next scholarship application period. Click “apply for services” to access your client portal.

For more information or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, e-mail Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships.

To learn more about how the Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship impacts military families, please read this blog story written by a former scholarship recipient.

Congratulations to the Fall 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Restoring Self Scholarship

Khieda King – Savannah College of Arts and Design – Bachelors of Fine Arts, Interior Design

New Beginnings Scholarship

Kaitlyn McCarthy – Carolinas College of Health Science – Associates in Nursing

Restoring Family Scholarship

Rebeccalynn Dobbins – Community College of Allegheny County – Radiology

Honorary Scholarship

Perri Altomare – University of New Mexico – MBA in Organizational Development and Human Resources

Restoring Hope Scholarship

Amanda Wallace Seiter – Fordham Univeristy – Master’s of Social Work

One of the greatest gifts one can receive is the gift of Hope. Through the most difficult time in my life, it was hard to find Hope. Hope For The Warriors® gave me that gift. They continue to stand by my side through my journey and at my weakest points they remind me what Hope is all about. Because of Hope For The Warriors, I now give Hope to others.

—Samantha Bradley, Spouse of a Fallen Marine