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. For more information on the Pat Tillman Foundation and the impact of the Tillman Scholars, visit our website.

The application for the 2024 class of Tillman Scholars in now closed. 

2024 Applicants can expect to be notified of the status of their application on

  • Feb 27, 2024
  • April 2, 2024
  • April 22, 2024
  • May 17, 2024 - advanced to an interview - additional tasks to complete in a few days
  • June 27, 2024 - Public Class Announcement

Visit our website for the most up-to-date information for the 2025 application.

Applicants, prior to beginning your application, please read our Application Information Sheet and watch this eligibility video. You will also find additional applicant resources under the Applicant FAQ tab above. Additionally,  we encourage you to explore the profiles of a few Tillman Scholars to see what distinguishes our most successful applicants.

  • When creating your account, do not use (.edu,.mil. or .gov) emails as they will block our email notifications from coming through. 
  • It's highly suggested to use the most current version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to complete your application.
  • If you are logging in as a Recommender, please click on the link in the email that was sent, do not "Register" as this will cause you to create a Tillman Scholar application.