WoodmenLife has established a scholarship program to assist WoodmenLife Members who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship® Program must:
Past recipients of the WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship ® cannot reapply.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $500 to $10,000 in U.S. currency. Awards are allocated as follows:
Awards are one-time only; past recipients may not reapply. Awards are not deferrable. All funds must be used in the 2022-2023 school term.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and objectives, any unusual personal or family circumstances, short answer on patriotism, community involvement/service, and volunteer hours served in the prior twelve months.
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of WoodmenLife play a part in the selection.
Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in March.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of WoodmenLife.
Full payment is made in July for $500 and $2,500 awards. Payment for $10,000 awards are made in two payments in July and December.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.