The University of Oklahoma has partnered with the Folds of Honor Fourndation to provide services and financial assistance to eligible military-connected students.
FOLDS OF HONOR provides college scholarships and educational counseling to the spouse or dependent (defined as 24 years old and younger or unmarried) of one of the following:
- A service member (of any branch; active duty or reserves) who was killed in action, killed in the line of duty, or suffered a loss of limb;
- A current service members (of any branch; active duty or reserves) who was wounded in
action or wounded in the line of duty and has been awarded a Purple Heart medal;
- A military veteran (of any branch) who has a I 0% or greater service-connected disability,
rated by the Veterans Administration;
- A military veteran (of any branch) who died of any cause while on active duty or after being classified as having a service-connected disability.
Applicants must either have proof of school enrollment or proof of application to institution of higher education.
Applicants must re-apply each year they wish to receive funding.
Dependent of service member must be 24 years of age or younger and unmarried
Spouse of service member has no age requirements/limitations, but cannot be re-married using former spouse’s military service documents.
Service member (of any branch; active duty or reserves) must be one of the following: KIA, Killed in the line of duty, or suffered the loss of a limb; military veteran (of any branch) who died of any cause while on active duty or after being classified as having a service-connected disability; or a military veteran (of any branch) who has a 10% or higher service-connected disability, rated by the Veteran’s Administration.
If applicant’s service member is currently active duty, they can only be eligible to apply for a scholarship if the service member has a Purple Heart.
Award amount is based on “Unmet Need” which is calculated on the Financial Need page of the application – maximum award amount is $5,000 per academic year.
Visit the Folds of Honor Foundation website for more information.
OU is a school partner with the Folds of Honor Foundation!!
OU Student FERPA Consent Form (PDF) - As a current OU student, if you feel you might be eligible for Folds of Honor Foundation, submit the completed consent form to OU Veteran Student Services giving that office your permission to disclose personal information to the Folds of Honor Foundation.
OU Student Agreement (PDF) - If you are accepted for the Folds of Honor and admitted to OU, submit a completed agreement to OU Veteran Student Services.