The Pat Tillman Foundation unites and empowers remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self. The fellowship program supports Tillman Scholars with academic scholarships, a national network, and professional development opportunities, so they are empowered to make an impact in the world. Eligible active duty service members, veterans, and spouses are invited to submit applications for the Tillman Scholars program.

Being selected as a Tillman Scholar includes: 
  • Scholarship: Annual funding for academic expenses, including tuition, books and living expenses.
  • National Network: Access to a community of high-performing peers, mentors, and industry leaders.
  • Leadership Development: Opportunities to advance knowledge, skills, and experience. 

The application closes on February 28, 2021. Pat Tillman Foundation scholar applications are open! Apply now at

We are one of the proud University partners, so make sure to apply through the University partner track (not the "at-large") and select "University of Maryland, College Park."

Applying for the Tillman automatically puts you into consideration for our 50+ veteran-specific scholarships at UMD!

Active duty service members, veterans, and military spouses are eligible to apply.

If you have any questions, please contact David Reese at

Engineering majors:

All Engineering Majors

Class standing:

Undergraduate Graduate

Number of awards:


Application deadline:

Sunday, February 28, 2021