The University of Oklahoma has partnered with the Folds of Honor Foundation 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 to get details or reach out to OU Folds of Honor partner liaison in Veteran Student Services at email@example.com or by phone at (405) 325-4308.