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America’s Gold Star Families was founded to provide honor, hope and healing to those grieving any military loss while serving active duty. We are open to all family members who have lost a loved one while serving active duty in the United States Armed Forces.
- Abraham Lincoln 1865
President Lincoln’s admonishment is what we at AGSF endeavor to do on a daily basis with the following programs, services and partnerships.
AGSF provides support, resources, and programs to survivors of active-duty military loss through these programs:
America’s Gold Star Families Scholarship Guidelines
To date AGSF has awarded over $50,000.00 in scholarships and grants to families of the fallen. Deadline for application is December 31 of every year.
The check will be made out to the college, university or trade school. Scholarship deadline is December 31 of each year.
To date, AGSF has touched over 1000 children’s lives through our Birthday Card Program
Over the years, America’s Gold Star Families has assisted hundreds of family members of the fallen in their quest for mental health. All counseling is underwritten by AGSF and employs a highly qualified counselor.
Email email@example.com for more information. All inquiries are kept confidential.
Eligibility: America’s Gold Star Families will be awarding $1,000 in scholarships to family members who lost a loved one in service to our country. Each is a non-renewable scholarship to be used at a college/university, junior college or a trade/vocational school. Please provide the following information:
- Name, address, phone number and email address.
- State the name of fallen hero and your relationship (add hero)
- Maintain C+ average and show proof of grades.
- Show proof of acceptance to College, University or Trade School.
- A paragraph stating what you did in school and where you see yourself in the future.
The check will be made out to the college, university or trade school. Scholarship deadline is September 15 of each year.
Submit information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
25 $1000 scholarships to dependents of Fallen Heroes across the US to pursue higher education
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PLEASE NOTE: We do not have an exhaustive national database of every gold star family in the USA. Weekly AGSF receives calls asking for a list of gold star families in various communities across the country. We do not have this information. Check with your local veterans organizations to see if they know of any. Thank you.