Children of Active Duty Service Members

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Be a high school senior, between the ages of 16 and 19 at the time of application.
  • Have a minimum 3.0 unweighted cumulative GPA at the time of application.
  • Plan to attend a four-year college or university as an undergraduate student for the entire 2017-18 academic year.
  • Be a child of an active-duty Service Member stationed at one of the following U.S. Military installations at the time of application or application due date:
    • Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
    • Edwards Air Force Base, California
    • Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
    • Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska
    • Fort Bragg, North Carolina
    • Fort Meade, Maryland
    • Fort Polk, Louisiana
    • Fort Riley, Kansas
    • Fort Rucker, Alabama
    • Fort Sill, Oklahoma
    • Hurlburt Field, Florida
    • McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas
    • Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina

No exceptions will be made.

February 9, 2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.

February 9, 2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.

No. You should request a recommendation as early as possible to ensure there is sufficient time for the recommendation to be submitted by the deadline.

  • Application Deadline: February 9,2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
  • Scholarship Recipients Notified: by end of April 2017

An independent selection committee will evaluate the applications and select the recipients considering:

  • Financial need
  • Community involvement
  • Essay and short answer content
  • Academic achievements and records

Decisions of the selection committees are final and are not subject to appeal. No application feedback will be given.

  • 10 scholarships will be awarded annually.
  • Awards will be in the amount of up to $50,000 per student, payable at a maximum of $12,500 per year for four consecutive years.
  • Recipients must meet the initial eligibility requirements as outlined in the application and responsibilities outlined as part of the Foundation’s policies and procedures.

If you have not finalized your college choice, provide your first choice school first and then proceed with up to five choices. Please note that if you are awarded a scholarship and decide to attend a college/university not listed on your application, the Foundation reserves the right to review your award status.

Allow five to seven business days after uploading documents for your online status to update. You may monitor your status of your application on your home page at https://aim.applyISTS.net

  • Not Started: the form has not been requested or started.
  • Started: the form has not been submitted and will not be considered.
  • Submitted: the form has been submitted, but is not Complete.
  • Complete: all required forms and attachments (if applicable) have been received and your application will be considered for the scholarship.

You may also monitor the status of your attachments and recommendations (if applicable). 

  • Not received: the attachment has either not been received or has been rejected.
  • Requested: the form request has been created, but the form has not been started.
  • Processing: the attachment has been received and is being reviewed.
  • Accepted: the attachment has been verified and accepted by ISTS. 

It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor the progress of all application requirements to make sure the application is complete. The status Complete will display on the home page when all forms have been submitted and all documents have been verified.

Previously uploaded documents that are no longer displayed with a status on the home page have been rejected. The most common reasons for a rejected document are as follows:

  • The document uploaded is not one of the accepted file types: .pdf, .tif, .png, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp and .xps.
  • The document uploaded was not the document requested.
  • Not all pages of the document were contained in the file.
  • We cannot open the file. The file may be corrupted or password protected.

Refer to the upload section of your application for the details of the required documents and upload a new file that meets the criteria stated.

You may create a .zip file containing more than one file as long as everything included is in an acceptable format (i.e. .pdf, .tif, .png, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp and .xps.)

To use this format, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Create a new folder on your Desktop, name it the document type you will be uploading. For example, Test Scores, Transcript, or Financial Documentation.
  2. Move all the pages you wish to upload into the new folder.
  3. Right click on the document from your Desktop, select “Send to,” followed by “Compressed (zipped) folder.”
  4. Your new .zip file will be located on your Desktop, ready to upload.

Official transcripts must be obtained through your high school administration office, or your college registrar office. These transcripts are normally printed on official letterhead and/or state that they are official. These may contain a signature. 

Note: Your official transcript may come to you in a sealed envelope, stating it will become unofficial if opened. When scanning or copying your official transcripts, a watermark may appear noting they are now unofficial. Despite any watermarks or sealed envelopes, you may open the envelope if needed to upload the document. These documents will still be considered official for our purposes. When scanning or copying, you do not need to include a copy of the sealed envelope.

Unofficial transcripts may be accessed through your school’s online student portal. These pages must still be converted to one of the acceptable file formats. There are free tools available that will allow you to save various documents (including web pages) as a PDF. Unofficial transcripts must contain your name and the school name and contact information

DO:

  • Upload in the correct file format.
  • Only upload the requested documents.
  • Black out any Social Security numbers on the documents you are uploading. This is not required, but advised.
  • Return to your Home page at https://aim.applyISTS.net to verify your documents have been accepted.

DON'T:

  • Upload a Microsoft Word™ document (.doc, .docx).
  • Upload more than the requested documentation.
  • Assume your documents are correct and accepted once you have uploaded them.
  • Upload a document stating you are mailing your documents.
  • Assume the required document does not pertain to you. If the application states the document is required, your application will remain incomplete if you do not provide that document.
  • Password protect your uploaded documents. Password protected documents will be rejected.

The required supporting documents must be uploaded to your online application by the application deadline. If you do not follow the upload instructions exactly, your application may not be considered. Documents that meet the criteria required for the scholarship application, and are uploaded by the deadline, will be processed and considered on time.

Note: Your email address will only be used to communicate with you about your scholarship applications or other opportunities administered by ISTS for which you may be eligible to apply. We will not provide your email address to any third parties. 

  • Students awarded the Corvias Foundation Scholarship will be required to accept or reject the award within two weeks of receipt of the notification letter.
  • You must enroll as a full-time undergraduate in the fall of the year in which this scholarship is awarded.
  • You must continue in school the entire academic year without interruption unless approved by the Corvias Foundation.
  • You must notify the Foundation of any additional scholarships, grants, or loans, regardless of source. Students receiving financial packages from another organization will be required to show that the award of the Corvias Foundation Scholarship does not exceed the direct cost (tuition, fees, books, room and board) of education at the college or university for one academic year. In such cases, the scholarship award will be reduced appropriately or rescinded.
  • Students are required to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) prior to applying for and accepting scholarship dollars to ensure that funds can be maximized to provide the optimal educational experience.
  • Student is required to attend a mandatory Foundation summer orientation with one parent/guardian.
  • The Foundation will prioritize educational expenses in the order of tuition, housing, food, and book purchases.
    • Tuition costs must account for at least 30% of scholarship disbursement.
    • After tuition is paid in full, remaining funds will be disbursed as requested by the student.
    • Student may withhold up to $1,000 for book purchases.
  • Scholarship funds are applied to the student’s college account by the due date for tuition payment at their selected college or university. Any payments to an entity other than the student’s college or university must be requested officially through the Foundation Executive Director.
  • Scholarship funds are applied to the student’s college account by the due date for tuition payment at their selected college or university. Any payments to an entity other than the student’s college or university must be requested officially through the Foundation Executive Director.
  • Students must live on-campus for entirety of freshman year (Exceptions to live with family can be requested).
  • Scholarship is renewed annually subject to student maintaining a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) and at least 12 completed credits at the end of each term or semester. A student whose GPA falls below a 3.0 or completes fewer than 12 credits is required to petition the Foundation board in order to maintain his or her scholarship. Multiple petitions are not permitted.
  • Student is required to renew their scholarship at the end of each year with an academic progress report and educational summary.
  • Student must provide a copy of semester or term grades/report card no later than two weeks after the end of the semester or term to confirm GPA and completed credits.
  • Scholarship recipients are required to be accessible for communication from Foundation representatives immediately upon acceptance of award throughout their four-year academic career with current and regularly monitored email address, direct phone number, and mailing address. Parent contact information is not sufficient. 
  • Checks will be issued in July and August, after mandatory paperwork and supporting documentation has been returned.
  • It is the recipient’s responsibility to notify Corvias Foundation should the check not arrive within 30 days of the issue date.

To ensure complete impartiality in selection of recipients and to maintain a high level of professionalism, the program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., a firm that specializes in managing sponsored scholarship programs.

Applicants must register with their personal email addresses. Do not use parent’s work email addresses. Your My Profile page should reflect the applicant’s (the person who is attending university) legal name and contact information. If parent’s information is needed, it will be specifically asked for on the application.

For questions about eligibility, or program details, please contact info@corviasfoundation.org or 401-228-2836. For all other questions, please click here or call toll free (855) 670-ISTS (4787). Our offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central.

Spouses of Active-Duty Service Members

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship:

  • Plan to attend a community, technical, or four-year college (for profit and proprietary schools upon review) as an undergraduate or graduate student for the entire 2017-18 academic year.
  • Be the spouse of an active-duty service member stationed at one of the following U.S. military installations at the time of application or application due date:
    • Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
    • Edwards Air Force Base, California
    • Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
    • Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska
    • Fort Bragg, North Carolina
    • Fort Meade, Maryland
    • Fort Polk, Louisiana
    • Fort Riley, Kansas
    • Fort Rucker, Alabama
    • Fort Sill, Oklahoma
    • Hurlburt Field, Florida
    • McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas
    • Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina

May 4, 2017 at 11:59 Pacific Time

May 4, 2017 11:59 Pacific Time

No. You should request a recommendation as early as possible to ensure there is sufficient time for the recommendation to be submitted by the deadline. 

  • Application Deadline: May 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
  • Scholarship Recipients Notified: end of July 2017

An independent selection committee will evaluate the applications and select the recipients considering:

  • Financial need
  • Community involvement
  • Essay content
  • Academic achievements and records

Decisions of the selection committees are final and are not subject to appeal. No application feedback will be given.

  • 20 scholarships will be awarded annually and are not renewable.
  • The award amount will be $5,000.
  • The scholarship may be applied to tuition, fees, books, supplies and equipment required for course load.
  • Students may also use the scholarship to pay for child care and other necessary costs directly associated to furthering their education during the 2017-18 academic year.
  • Students may transfer from one institution to another and retain the award. 

You should list your first choice on the application. If you are chosen to receive a grant, it will be your responsibility to make certain Corvias Foundation is aware of any changes.

You may update your final school choice on the My Profile page at https://aim.applyISTS.net. If you are chosen to receive an award, it will be your responsibility to make sure your college is updated at least 30 days prior to the check issue date stated in the award notification so your check can be issued accordingly. This will not update any application or acceptance forms; however, all awards are issued based on the My Profile page. 

Allow five to seven business days after uploading documents for your online status to update. You may monitor your status of your application on your home page at https://aim.applyISTS.net

  • Not Started: the form has not been requested or started.
  • Started: the form has not been submitted and will not be considered.
  • Submitted: the form has been submitted, but is not Complete.
  • Complete: all required forms and attachments (if applicable) have been received and your application will be considered for the scholarship.

You may also monitor the status of your attachments and recommendations (if applicable). 

  • Not received: the attachment has either not been received or has been rejected.
  • Requested: the form request has been created, but the form has not been started.
  • Processing: the attachment has been received and is being reviewed.
  • Accepted: the attachment has been verified and accepted by ISTS. 

It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor the progress of all application requirements to make sure the application is complete. The status Complete will display on the home page when all forms have been submitted and all documents have been verified.

Previously uploaded documents that are no longer displayed with a status on the home page have been rejected. The most common reasons for a rejected document are as follows:

  • The document uploaded is not one of the accepted file types: .pdf, .tif, .png, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp and .xps.
  • The document uploaded was not the document requested.
  • Not all pages of the document were contained in the file.
  • We cannot open the file. The file may be corrupted or password protected.

Refer to the upload section of your application for the details of the required documents and upload a new file that meets the criteria stated.

You may create a .zip file containing more than one file as long as everything included is in an acceptable format (i.e. .pdf, .tif, .png, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp and .xps).

To use this format, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Create a new folder on your Desktop, name it the document type you will be uploading. For example, Test Scores, Transcript, or Financial Documentation.
  2. Move all the pages you wish to upload into the new folder.
  3. Right click on the document from your Desktop:
    1. PC Users: select “Sent to,” followed by “Compressed (zipped) folder.”
    2. Mac Users: select “Compress ‘[folder name]’.”
  4. Your new .zip file will be located on your Desktop, ready to upload.

Official transcripts must be obtained through your high school administration office, or your college registrar office. These transcripts are normally printed on official letterhead and/or state that they are official. These may contain a signature.

Note: Your official transcript may come to you in a sealed envelope, stating it will become unofficial if opened. When scanning or copying your official transcripts, a watermark may appear noting they are now unofficial. Despite any watermarks or sealed envelopes, you may open the envelope if needed to upload the document. These documents will still be considered official for our purposes. When scanning or copying, you do not need to include a copy of the sealed envelope.

Unofficial transcripts may be accessed through your school’s online student portal. These pages must still be converted to one of the acceptable file formats. There are free tools available that will allow you to save various documents (including web pages) as a PDF. Unofficial transcripts must contain your name and the school name and contact information.

DO:

  • Upload in the correct file format.
  • Only upload the requested documents.
  • Black out any Social Security numbers on the documents you are uploading. This is not required, but advised.
  • Return to your Home page at https://aim.applyISTS.net to verify your documents have been accepted.

DON'T:

  • Upload a Microsoft Word™ document (.doc, .docx).
  • Upload more than the requested documentation.
  • Assume your documents are correct and accepted once you have uploaded them. Upload a document stating you are mailing your documents.
  • Assume the required document does not pertain to you. If the application states the document is required, your application will remain incomplete if you do not provide that document.  Password protect your uploaded document.
  • Password protected documents will be rejected.

The required supporting documents must be uploaded to your online application by the application deadline. If you do not follow the upload instructions exactly, your application may not be considered. Documents that meet the criteria required for the scholarship application, and are uploaded by the deadline, will be processed and considered on time.

  • Notifications are sent to recipients and applicants not selected to receive an award via email by the end of July. For recipients, an Acceptance link will be displayed on the home page following the notification.
  • Add donotreply@applyISTS.com and contactus@applyISTS.com to your email address book or “safe senders list” to ensure these important emails are not sent to your junk mail folder.
  • Do not ‘opt out’ of any email sent from donotreply@applyISTS.com or contactus@applyISTS.com. You may not receive vital information regarding your scholarship applications.

Note: Your email address will only be used to communicate with you about your scholarship applications or other opportunities administered by ISTS for which you may be eligible to apply. We will not provide your email address to any third parties. 

You must enroll as an undergraduate or graduate in the fall of the year in which the scholarships are awarded and continue in school the entire academic year without interruption unless approved by Corvias Foundation.

To ensure complete impartiality in selection of recipients and to maintain a high level of professionalism, the program is administered by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc., a firm that specializes in managing sponsored scholarship programs.

For questions about eligibility, or program details, please contact info@corviasfoundation.org or 401-228-2836. For all other questions, please click here or call toll free (855) 670-ISTS (4787). Our offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central.