Accepted Documents to Prove Spouse Scholarship Eligibility

You must prove you are a military spouse by providing a copy of your marriage certificate and one of the following documents from the applicable category below:

Active Duty Spouses (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, NOAA, Public Health Service)

  • Service member’s most recent copy of Leave and Earnings Statement (LES)
  • Service member’s Social Security Number

National Guard or Reserve Spouses

  • Service member’s most recent copy of Leave and Earnings Statement (LES)
  • Service member’s current orders

Retiree Spouses

  • Service member’s most recent copy of Retirement Pay Statement
  • Service member’s Retirement Orders (DD214)

Spouses of the Wounded or Fallen

Document must verify service member’s injury or death in a combat zone while performing a mission in support of or during military training for the Global War on Terror (since September 11, 2001).

  • Service member’s Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD214)
  • Service member’s injury report
  • Service member’s Purple Heart certificate
  • Service member’s death certificate
  • Service member’s Report of Casualty (DD1300)

 

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