The Yellow Ribbon Fund, the Blewitt Foundation, and University of Maryland University College will award the Pillars of Strength Scholarship—which includes full tuition, fees, and course-required resources—to up to five volunteer caregivers of recovering servicemembers and veterans. This scholarship aims to honor the unparalleled selflessness and extraordinary commitment of these caregivers.

  • 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

Scholarship Update: The Yellow Ribbon Fund scholarship deadline has passed for the upcoming academic year. We are no longer accepting any more applications at this time.

*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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