The Tillman Scholar Program is a merit-based academic fellowship. Applicants will be required to submit the following materials:

  • Current resume
  • Two, 400-word essays based on prompts provided in the application
  • Financial worksheet
  • Character recommendation from a third party
  • Biography of no more than 250 words
  • Student Aid Report (SAR) generated through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Two photos from military service or with their spouse who is/was in the military
  • Institutional financial aid award letter
  • A background check
  • Proof of military service

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