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Scholarships to USA Caregivers and Spouses of Injured and Fallen Military Service Members for Higher Education Expenses

Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship


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Hope For The Warriors
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Important Dates
Deadline: 10/01/23 Save

Grant Description
Scholarships to USA caregivers and family members of injured veterans and service members for higher education at trade schools, colleges, and universities. Funding is intended to offset the costs of tuition, supplies, and books. The purpose of this program is to assist caregivers and spouses as they take on new and critical roles after experiencing the impact of war on their families.

These scholarships provide aid in continuing education at reputable, accredited universities, colleges or trade schools.

Currently, HOPE offers the following scholarships.

  • Honorary Scholarship– Awarded to those seeking graduate or post-graduate degree.
  • New Beginnings Scholarship– Awarded to those pursuing associates and entry level classes or training. 2022 New Beginnings Scholarship funded in Loving Memory of Jerry Wright, through the generosity of Fred and Maria Jose Wright.
  • Restoring Family Scholarship– Awarded to Spouses of the Fallen.
  • Restoring Hope Scholarship– Awarded to those pursuing a master’s or doctorate of Social Work, Psychology Counseling, or Mental Health Counseling-related field.
  • Restoring Self Scholarship– Awarded to those seeking a bachelor’s degree. 


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility is based on a spouse or caregiver’s ability to show their post-9/11 service member or veteran sustained a combat-related injury and/or has a 100% permanent and total VA disability rating to include Individual Unemployability. The Hope For The Warriors Scholarship Program considers a combat-related injury to be an injury caused by armed conflict, hazardous duty, instrumentality of war, and simulated war.

The scholarship is for U.S. colleges and universities only.

Pre-Application Information
Spring 2024 Application Period is August 1 - October 30, 2023.

Scholarship awards are made payable to the recipient’s institution for payment of tuition, books and supplies.

Contact Information
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For more information or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, e-mail Spouse/Caregiver Scholarships at

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