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Tillman Scholars

The Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others. The scholarship covers educational expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses.

Selection as a Tillman Scholar is merit-based. Each Tillman Scholar’s financial award amount is determined on a case-by-case basis.

The following candidates may apply to become a Tillman Scholar:

Veteran and active-duty military service members
Honorably discharged of pre-and post-9/11 service
From all branches of the U.S. Military including National Guard and Reserve
Current spouses of veterans or active-duty service members, including surviving spouses
Service members or spouses pursuing a degree as a full-time* student:
Undergraduate (Bachelor’s or above)
Graduate or professional degree
At a public or private, U.S.-based accredited institution


March 1

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any level

Graduate: At any level

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
July 12, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17