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Brave of Heart Scholarship Program

To help families devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brave of Heart Scholarship supports the children, spouses or domestic partners of frontline health care workers who lost their lives to COVID-related causes. 

Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents who plan to enroll, full-time or part-time, in undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the upcoming academic year. Applicants must also have a GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent. (More eligibility information, including eligible parent/spouse/partner occupations and child requirements, can be found on the application page.) 

The Brave of Heart Scholarship is not a competitive program; all eligible applicants will receive funds. Non-traditional students, students in study-abroad programs and individuals returning to college after time off are encouraged to apply, even if they do not have a recent GPA.  

Award amounts range from $5,000 to $50,000 per year, depending on financial need, area of study and type of degree a person is seeking. Applicants can receive the award a maximum of eight times or four academic years (whichever occurs first). 

Opening February 2023

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