Patriot Foundation Funded Scholarships

These scholarships are specifically for the children of XVIII Airborne Corps (non-divisional) Soldiers who were killed or wounded while serving supporting the Global War on Terror.

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The Mission of the Airborne Scholarship Association is to provide merit based undergraduate school scholarships to the Dependent Family Members of Veterans, Active Duty and Department of the Army Civilians from Units within the XVIII Airborne Corps to include:

XVIIIth ABC HHBN        44th MED BDE                    20th ENG BDE      35th Signal BDE 

                   16th MP BDE                     525th BfSB                    18 FA BDE 

  7th Transportation BDE Exp                       3rd Expeditionary Sustainment  Commmand 


To be eligible the student's Sponsor must have served in one of these XVIIIth ABC Corps units since 11SEP2001. If the unit is not under the XVIIIthe ABC now it must have been at the time the AD service member served.

Although the 82nd Airborne is a Corps Unit it is not an eligible unit. The 82nd has a scholarship specifically for 82nd dependents.

Application Acceptance Period

10 Jan 2017-31 March 2017

Application Review

1 Apr 2017-14 May 2017

Award Notification

30 May 2017

Funds Dispersed

June-Aug 2017

Chairman of the Board

William "Buck" Kernan

Board of Directors

Tommy Bolton

Steve England

Dr. Larry Keen

Shawn Mateer

Garland Woolfolk


Mike Lynch


Kristi Ellison


Caroline Stokes

Application Deadlines

We are solely funded by donations.

Please consider donating to help us continue our mission. 

All Donations to the Airborne Scholarship Association are Tax Deductible

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