Help to Lighten the Load of Your Student Loans
Every year, WoodmenLife will give up to 200 $1,000 awards1 that can help you get closer to financial security.
You're done with school, and you're building your future. Now, you're wondering about how you can lighten the load of your federal student loans. You could be eligible for help from the WoodmenLife Student Loan Relief Program.
The 2023 application period is closed.
Check back in early 2024 for more information.
Award recipients must:
Be a member2 for at least three years
Be part of a family where everyone is a WoodmenLife member
Have graduated from a post-secondary trade school, college or other institution
Provide documentation of student loan debt in good standing (your loan cannot be in default or delinquent and must be a federal student loan that is not private or state sponsored)3
Applicants will complete an online application that includes short essay questions. Transcripts are not required. Award recipients will be selected based on:
If you are visually impaired or need additional assistance, contact us at 1-800-225-3108.
Get Access to WoodmenLife Extras
Contact your local Representative to join the WoodmenLife family.
WoodmenLife Extras are available to members. An individual becomes a member by joining our shared commitment to family, community and country, and by purchasing a product. These extras are not contractual, are subject to change and have specific eligibility requirements, such as length of membership, number of qualifying members in a household and/or qualifying event.
An individual becomes a member by joining our shared commitment to family, community and country, and by purchasing a WoodmenLife product.
Awards are made payable to the lender/servicer of the student loan to pay on outstanding principal balance only (not to satisfy regular payment obligations). Awards may be taxable to the recipient. Financial need is not a consideration and previous WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship® recipients are not eligible.
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