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Help to Lighten the Load of Your Student Loans

Every year, WoodmenLife will give 200 $1,000 awards 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.

Application period has closed.

Who's Eligible?

Award recipients must:

How We Choose

You don't have to prove you were a straight A student, because transcripts aren't needed. Applicants will complete an online application that includes short essay questions. Award recipients will be selected based on:

Want to Learn More?

Read more on the Frequently Asked Questions page or get started by connecting with your Representative.

If you are visually impaired or need additional assistance, contact us at 1-800-225-3108.

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  1. An individual becomes a member by joining our shared commitment to family, community and country, and by purchasing a WoodmenLife product.

Member benefits are not contractual, are subject to change and have specific eligibility requirements.

Awards may be taxable to the recipient and are made payable to the lender/servicer of the student loan to pay on outstanding principal balance only (not to satisfy regular payment obligations)

Financial need is not a consideration. Previous WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship recipients are not eligible.

WEB123 - 5/1/2020