The Tillman Scholar program is the premier academic fellowship for
military service members, veterans and spouses.
The Tillman Scholar Program is a merit-based academic fellowship. Applicants will be required to submit the following materials:
Two, 400-word essays based on prompts provided in the application
Character recommendation from a third party
Biography of no more than 250 words
If an applicant progresses in the selection process, they will be required to submit:
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
Applicants at this stage of the selection process will also be required to complete a background check.