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MissionSquare Retirement Memorial Scholarship Fund

The MissionSquare Retirement Memorial Scholarship Fund honors education, health care, not-for-profit, public safety, and other local and state government employees who died while in service to their communities. Established in 2001, the fund has raised over $1.5 million and has awarded more than 500 scholarships to surviving children and spouses of fallen public sector employees from across the nation.   

High school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who are surviving children or spouses of those employees and who are planning to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational school full time for the upcoming academic year are eligible to apply. 

Recipients are selected based on academic record, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, academic honors, and financial need.  

Awards are for tuition and fees only. 

*Students must provide a letter from the deceased employee’s place of work verifying his or her employment at the time of death, along with supporting financial information.