Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions
The Foudation believes that educating our youth is the best way to strengthen our country and society. With the cost of attending college and trade schools rapidly increasing, paying for higher education has become a larger burden for most military families. The Bob Feller Act of Valor Award is dedicated to advancing the educational narrative of our young people as an investment in America.
Scholarship Award recipients and their families will be notified of their award amount in writing by October 1, 2020 along with full details on receiving their award in person at the Annual Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Ceremony in Washington DC.
Generally, this scholarship is non-deferrable. However, we are cognizant that in rare occasions emergency situations do arise. The Foundation will evaluate on a case to case basis to determine if the recipient may defer the scholarship.
No. The scholarship is designed to be awarded to the recipient alone.
Scholarship awards are paid directly to the school or institution selected and submitted in advance by the student or applicant.
Yes: The money can be used for any nationally or regionally accredited technical or vocational school which provides occupational training.
The funds for the scholarship are non-transferable to another institution unless the scholarship committee has approved the transferring institution and all required supporting documents have been approved.