WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship®

WoodmenLife believes students deserve to be rewarded for more than just a GPA.

Do you know a student who spends extra hours volunteering? Who loves America and everything it stands for? He or she could be eligible for the WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship®.

Nearly $1 million in scholarships is available for 2017, 2018 or 2019 high school graduates who are WoodmenLife members.

The 2018-2019 application period is now closed.
Details about the next application period will be coming later this year.

The Awards

The WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship provides awards at several different amounts:

Number of Scholarships Amount
1 $25,000
1 $20,000
1 $10,000
10 $1,000
Up to 1,700 $500

Who’s Eligible

Scholarship recipients must be:

  • High School graduates attending a two-year or four-year college, university, or technical school;
  • WoodmenLife members in good standing with at least three years of membership; and
  • Members of families where all in the household are WoodmenLife members in good standing.

How We Choose

Scholarship recipients will complete an online application that includes short essay questions. Criteria may include:

  • Volunteer Activity
  • Work History
  • Career Goals
  • Patriotism
  • Test Scores
  • GPA
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Want to Learn More?

Read more on the Frequently Asked Questions page.

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

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