SURVIVOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The Arkansas National Guard Foundation (ANGF) through its endowment maintains funds to award annual scholarships to the primary next of kin, including parents, surviving spouses, (so long as they remain unmarried until the age 55), and children (under the age of 23) of Arkansas National Guard members who lose their lives during the term of their enlistment regardless of duty status or manner of death are eligible to apply for scholarships awarded by the ANGF Survivor Scholarship Program. Siblings of fallen service members eligible if there was a loco parent’s relationship.

Deadline to Apply is JULY 15

TRADE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

The Arkansas National Guard Foundation (ANGF) is launching a new Scholarship specifically for those Arkansas National Guard members who are attending a trade school or other certificate producing course. The Trade School may be used for any and all expenses related to the pursuit of a trade or skill at an accredited Arkansas Vocational School, College or University included in the list provided by the Arkansas Department of Human Services. A scholarship selection committee will review applications and award scholarships based on the Order of Merit List that they develop.

Deadline to Apply is JULY 15

“DOC” COLLIER MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

SGT “Doc” Collier was a combat medic in the Arkansas National Guard who volunteered to deploy to Iraq with the 39th Infantry Brigade in 2004. He was killed in action in October of 2004 heading into enemy fire to provide aid to a mortally wounded fellow soldier. The AR National Guard Foundation has chosen to name their Inaugural golf tournament for education and professional development goals to honor Silver Star recipient “Doc” Collier’s heroic sacrifice.

August 9

ARKANSAS NATIONAL GUARD
FOUNDATION

The mission of the Arkansas National Guard Foundation is to provide charitable and educational support to the members of the Arkansas National Guard, veterans, and other charitable organizations that support veterans and their communities.

The Foundation remains the lead charity for the Arkansas National Guard while expanding its impact on the lives of Guard members, their dependents, and survivors and improving the overall readiness of Arkansas National Guard.

Since 1967, the Foundation and its predecessors have provided over $1.2 million in support of Guardsmen and their Families and Survivors.

The six primary charitable aims of the Foundation are:

These six areas, while broad in their scope and impact, all have one purpose in mind—providing support for Guardsmen and their families’ wellbeing. Whether it is a college scholarship for a dependent or emergency relief assistance for those struggling economically, Foundation’s aim is to support the needs of both currently serving and retired Guardsmen, their families, and their survivors.

HONORARY GENERAL
($50,000 to $249,999)

HONORARY LIEUTENANT GENERAL
($10,000 – $49,999)

HONORARY MAJOR GENERAL STAR GENERAL
($5,000- 9,999)

HONORARY BRIGADIER GENERAL
($2,500-$4,999)

HONORARY COLONEL
($1,000 to $2499)