Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund


Dear Families,

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund website! This site will provide families with new and updated information about the Fund and the scholarship application process as well as easier navigation to important areas. Registrants and applicants will now be able to get to the most important forms right from the homepage, and we have also made it much simpler to support the Fund.

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Register & Apply

"The Families of Freedom Scholarship sustains the memories of all those lost or suffering due to 9/11."
--Maureen, Families of Freedom Recipient

Register for Families of Freedom       Apply for Families of Freedom

If you are eligible to receive assistance, you'll need to complete a one-time registration; after that, you will need to submit an application each year.


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Estimated Award Calculator

Start Planning Ahead! Estimate what the family is expected to contribute to the student's college expenses, and the amount that may be awarded to you for the upcoming academic year: Planning Ahead: Estimated Parent Contribution and Award Amount.

Eligibility Guidelines

The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund benefits financially needy dependent children, spouses, and domestic partners of 9/11 victims. Get detailed guidelines here

Find updated Permanent Disability guidelines here

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The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund is managed by Scholarship America, the nation's largest provider of private scholarships.

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