The application will be open from November 1, 2018 – February 15, 2019. There are no exceptions or extensions to the deadline.
Past WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship® recipients may not reapply.
Please note: If a family member applies for a product and is declined or rated, the family member may refuse the policy and the family will still be considered a 100% WoodmenLife family and eligible for member benefits. However, the family member who is declined or rated is not eligible for the 100% WoodmenLife family member benefits. Contact your WoodmenLife Representative with questions about eligibility.
Yes, students who were home schooled are still eligible to receive the scholarship, provided they meet all other eligibility requirements.
The names and WoodmenLife certificate numbers of all family members.
Your certificate number is the 7- or 9-digit number identifying your policy. You can find it on your actual certificate/policy provided to you by your WoodmenLife Representative;
OR on the cover sheet of your Annual Report at the top-right of the first page;
OR on your premium notice, in the box toward the center of the document.
WoodmenLife has teamed up with Scholarship America to administer the WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship®. Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals.
Selection for scholarships in the amount of $1,000 or above is based upon all of the following:
Selection for the $500 scholarships is based upon all of the following:
Financial need will NOT be a consideration for the awarding of scholarships.
When filling out the application, enter your first choice for attendance. Once recipients are selected, school choices can be updated.
If you want to be considered for all award amounts, the essays are required. If you are applying to be considered for the $500 scholarship only, responses to short answer questions are required.
All applicants, whether selected or not, will be notified by Scholarship America via email in April 2019. Recipients will receive a congratulatory letter via postal mail.
Scholarship America will mail scholarship checks (payable to the educational institution) to the student recipients at their home address in early August 2019.
The funds can be used for education-related expenses, including tuition, fees, books, housing, meal plans, and supplies required for course work. How the funds are applied is up to the educational institution.
On the log in page, click the link “Can’t log in.” From here you will be able to reset your password.
*Please note: In order to receive scholarship checks, award letters must be returned to Scholarship America by the established deadline.
Customer service is available Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST
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