Non-profit offers scholarships to assist families of fallen or disabled first responders By:

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By Ashley Silver
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TULSA, Okla. — Applications will soon open for the Folds of Honor (FOH) scholarship, which provides life-changing scholarships to the spouses and children of fallen or disabled U.S. service members and first responders.

According to a press release, applicants can begin to apply on Feb. 1, 2023, at 9 a.m. EST, with the online portal staying open until March 31, 2023. This will be the first time families of fallen or disabled first responders will have the opportunity to be provided a scholarship by the FOH.

Apply from Feb. 1, 2023, to March 31, 2023.Apply from Feb. 1, 2023, to March 31, 2023.
Apply from Feb. 1, 2023, to March 31, 2023. (Photo/Folds of Honor)

The FOH First Responder Scholarships are open to the spouse and/or dependent(s) of a first responder who has fallen or been catastrophically wounded in a manner that led to an inability to perform the function of their occupational duties.

All applications must be completed and submitted using the online application portal. Scholarships for up to $5,000 are awarded yearly and applicants must reapply each year if they are interested in continuing to receive funds from FOH. Offer notifications will be sent in mid-July, according to the press release.

People interested in supporting FOH’s mission to help fund educational opportunities for military and first responder families can become a Squadron member by pledging $13 per month to the cause. For more information, visit FoldsOfHonor.org.