First Command Educational Foundation - Donaldson D. Frizzell Scholarship

This scholarship is named in memory of Donaldson D. Frizzell, former First Command Educational Foundation (FCEF) President and former First Command Financial Services Director of Investments, whose dedication to serving others and contributions to the field force spanned three decades.

The Donaldson D. Frizzell Scholarship is open to:

1) members of the U.S. uniformed services (active, guard, reserve, retired, or non-retired veteran) and their dependent family members,
2) First Command Financial Services’ clients and their dependent family members,
3) dependent family members of First Command Advisors and field office staff members, and
4) non-contractual ROTC students.

$30,000 in scholarship awards will be distributed in 2017 in two student categories (Traditional and Non-traditional) among the eligible applicant groups. The final number of awards and amount of each award is determined by an independent Scholarship Review Committee, the members of which are not related to any FCEF employee or Board of Directors member. Selections are based on an assessment of merit, strength of applicants’ recommendations, and quality of the applicants’ essays.

Scholarships can be awarded to those seeking accredited trade school certifications and associate, undergraduate, and graduate degrees.

The application period for the 2017 scholarship is February 7, 2017, to April 7, 2017, or until FCEF receives 2,500 completed applications, whichever comes first.

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If you have any questions about scholarships, please contact the Office of Financial Aid.