It is the intention of The Blewitt Foundation (the donor) and the Yellow Ribbon Fund (YRF) to offer scholarship funding to cover full tuition, fees, and course-required books for volunteer caregivers of seriously injured military service members. To qualify for funding, recipients must be enrolled or enroll in a degree or certificate program in UMUC’s graduate school for the 2017—18 academic year and certified by the YRF as a volunteer caregiver. Students are required to maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA at all times.

  • Administered by: Yellow Ribbon Fund
  • Amount: Not provided
  • Date posted: 7/21/2015

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Location: Stateside
  • Available to: Graduate
  • Minimum GPA: 3
  • Minimum credits: Not provided
  • Maximum credits: Not provided
  • FAFSA required?: Yes

Notes About the Scholarship

*Please note that, in addition to the FASFA, all applicants must also submit a Pillars of Strength application.


For all information regarding the application process, please e-mail scholarships@yellowribbonfund.org or call 240-223-1180.

You may also visit the Yellow Ribbon website for more details.

Please note: The Pillars of Strength Scholarship application is also available on the Yellow Ribbon website. The Yellow Ribbon Fund is responsible for the scholarship selection process after all required documentation has been received. Scholarship applications, essay responses and supporting documentation should be sent directly to pillarsofstrength@umuc.edu on or before the deadline date.

Award amounts are dependent on student enrollment and program tuition rates.

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