Heroes Fund Scholarship Application
Liberty University is proud of our country’s heroes who have given so much for our freedom. We know
that this freedom comes at a high price for many. To show appreciation for our service members who
have been wounded while protecting our liberties, Liberty University has created the Heroes Fund
Eligibility requirements are as follows:
pouse was Killed in Action
Documentation needed for review of scholarship eligibility (based on eligibility above):
eport of Casualty or Death Certificate (this document has to list you as the service member’s
spouse at time of death). The Report of Casualty and/or Death Certificate has to show cause of
death. Only those deaths considered as “Killed in Action” will be considered
HFS Recipient SOP read, sign, date, and return both pages of the SOP
Essay - 750-1000 words on the topic “What degree do you plan to pursue? How this degree will
impact your future and help you meet your specific career objectives?”
Valid Photo ID (Drivers’ License, State ID NO military IDs may be accepted)
Marriage Certificate to service member KIA.
Confirmation of application for the Fry Scholarship and/or Chapter 35 GI Bill ® benefits. (All
applicants are required to use any federal, military, and/or veteran benefits available to them.
To ensure all federal benefits are being used you are required to provide confirmation documents
showing application for spouse education benefits you may qualify for based on your spouse’s
service and sacrifice.)
FAFSA is an annual requirement for all Liberty University given scholarships (undergraduate
applicants only)
Students approved for this scholarship will be awarded an amount to cover all remaining tuition and
fees once financial aid has been deducted from the total amount of tuition and fees charged. Funding
is only awarded for classes that contribute to the Liberty University degree being pursued. Continued
award of this scholarship for subsequent degree programs will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
This scholarship is funded by the generous donations of Liberty University supporters therefore funding
will only be granted if it is available for that donation year. Continued award of this scholarship may be
re-evaluated based on the availability of funds and increased need/applications.
To apply for the Heroes Fund Scholarship, please complete the form on the following page and submit
to the Military Affairs Office via email: luomilitary@liberty.edu or fax: (434) 455-1287
Updated: 15 August 2016 Version 1.1
Updated: 15 August 2016 Version 1.1
Heroes Fund Scholarship Application
Name: _______________________________ Student ID: ______________ Date of App: _________
Military Background
pouse’s Branch of Service: _____________ Date KIA: _________
War/Conflict spouse served in at time of death: ______ ______________________________________
Educational Information
egree you are applying to use HFS for: ____________________________________________________
Requested Start Date: _______________ Anticipated Graduation Date: ______________
Highest Education Level Completed: __ Master __ Bachelor __ Associate __High School/GED
Documents Submitted (check all documents submitted with this application)
eroes Fund Scholarship Application
HFS Recipient SOP (send both pages of SOP, not just the signature page, signed & dated)
Essay: (750-1000 words outlining your degree with an emphasis on how this degree will help
you meet your specific career objectives - double spaced in Times New Roman, 12 point font)
Confirmation document of application for Fry Scholarship and/or Chapter 35 GI Bill benefits
Photo ID
At least one of the following qualifying documents:
eport of Casualty OR
Death Certificate
Whatever document is submitted must document the HFS applicant as the service member’s
spouse at time of death and must document cause of death.