Our Programs & Scholarship Opportunities
Gold Star Scholars has several programs that are designed to help Gold Star family members get the most out of their education. We are committed to providing scholarship opportunities to Gold Star children and spouses. We are also dedicated to providing education counselling and career networking. A description of Gold Star Scholar programs are below.
Gold Star Children
Gold Star Scholars provides scholarship opportunities for Gold Star children. We are committed to providing educational opportunities for children affected by the loss of a parent through military service.
In honor of your sacrifice, we aim to ease your financial burden for higher education goals.
Our Education Counselors help you navigate your path to higher education by:
- Clarifying University/College Strengths
- Course Content Selection
- Additional Financial Support
Our Career counselors will help you:
- Highlight your purpose
- Find your intrinsic motivators
- Highlight desired industry
- Create un-replicable connections, getting you in front of the people that can help shape your desired outcomes.
How to Qualify for Scholarships
Gold Star Scholars is open to everyone that are the children or military spouse of a service member killed in combat, training, or non-military accidents. These individuals must be pursuing full-time programs at public or private accredited institution.
Gold Star Scholars are selected on a needs-based scholarships based on strong moral and ethical character, demonstrated potential and community-driven focus. In addition to the application, applicants are expected to provide financial aid reports in order to assess viability.
What to Expect
Scholarships will be renewed on an annual basis based on academic performance. In addition to financial assistance, Gold Star Scholars will also pair their scholars with a professional mentor throughout their academic and professional journeys.