Sponsored by the Pat Tillman Foundation
The Pat Tillman Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the annual application process for the Tillman Scholars program for eligible active duty service members, veterans, and military spouses.
The Tillman Scholar Program
Created to honor Pat Tillman’s legacy, the premier fellowship program unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of private and public sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The fellowship supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities so they are empowered to make an impact in the world.
“The most essential qualities of great leadership are humility, dedication to service and passion for life-long learning,” said Marie Tillman, Board Chair and Co-Founder of the Pat Tillman Foundation. “The Tillman Scholars’ commitment to these principles shows in the incredible impact they are making on their chosen fields of study and in the communities they serve. They are the next generation of public and private sector leaders, and we’re confident the ripple effect of their impact will change lives at home and around the world.”
Eligibility & Requirements
The selection process for the Tillman Scholars program is highly competitive with up to 60 Tillman Scholars chosen annually. Scholarships will be granted for the 2018-2019 academic year and are eligible for renewal. The program covers direct study-related expenses, including tuition and fees, living expenses, and books for scholars who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate or professional degrees as a full-time student at a public or private, U.S.-based accredited institution. For more specifics on eligibility and to apply to join the 2018 Class of Tillman Scholars, visit pattillmanfoundation.org/apply.
The application cycle closes Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (PT).
If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Pat Tillman Foundation at [email protected]
About the Pat Tillman Foundation
In 2002, Pat Tillman proudly put his NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals on hold to serve his country. Family and friends established the Pat Tillman Foundation following Pat’s death in April 2004 while serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan. Created to honor Pat’s legacy, the Pat Tillman Foundation unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self. For more information on the impact of the Tillman Scholars, learn more at pattillmanfoundation.org.
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