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Twin Towers Orphan Fund, founded on Sept. 12, 2001, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public benefit organization, Fed. Tax ID# 57-1197371.

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Support Resources ~ S C H O L A R S H I P S

We hope you find the following inforamation helpful in your search for additional higher educational assistance. We are providing the information for your convenience only and its use is at your sole discretion and risk.


Scholarships / Higher Education Assistance
Emotional Health Assistance
Financial Relief Assistance
Legal Assistance
Other Assistance

Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America (CSFA) & Lumina Foundation
Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund

Eligible participants will be financially needy dependents, including children and spouses, of those persons who died or are permanently disabled as a direct result of the attack and during rescue activities. Students may apply for education assistance as seniors in high school or in following years. Participants must be students who plan to enroll in or are already enrolled in a course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school based in the United States.
http://www.familiesoffreedom.org
http://www.csfa.org

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has established the Bridge to Tomorrow Grant Program. The program offers grants of up to $15,000 per semester for undergraduate study at any two-year, four-year, technical, or trade school in the United States, to provide a bridge to support students' unmet financial needs starting in Fall 2001. The Bridge to Tomorrow Grant will replace loans and/or work study obligations and will cover tuition, required fees, books, room and board, and additional expenses. Dependents/spouses of individuals deceased/missing/permanently disabled in the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks, as well as dependents and spouses of those killed on the hijacked flights, are eligible. Call 1-800--846-9025 or e-mail jkc@jackkentcookefoundation.org for more information.

Pentagon Assistance Fund
To provide support to the surviving spouses and children of the Navy and Marine Corps personnel killed during the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on September 11th. Already responding to the emergency financial needs of these families, the Society will use the Pentagon Assistance Fund to guarantee the college education of the surviving Navy and Marine Corps victims family members.
Mr. John Alexander (703) 696-4904

Survivors' Fund of the Community Foundation of the National Capital Region
The Survivors' Fund will focus on the long-term educational, health, income maintenance and other needs of individual victims and their families in our region.   Caseworkers will assess each family, determine their needs and help families obtain necessary services.   Anyone who believes that they may be eligible for assistance through the Survivors' Fund should contact Northern Virginia Family Service at 1-866-99-4-HOPE (866-994-4673)

World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship
Children and spouses of victims who died or were severely disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and victims severely disabled as a result of such attacks; scholarships to cover the cost of tuition, room and board, fees, books, supplies and transportation for four academic years of full-time undergraduate study or for five academic years of a program of undergraduate study as defined by the Commissioner of Education; effective beginning with the 2001-02 academic year. http://www1.cuny.edu/nyc/wtcscholarships.html

Citigroup Relief Fund
Eligible participants will be children of those persons who have died or are permanently disabled as a direct result of the attack or during rescue activities, and who are in need of financial assistance. Participants must be students who plan to enroll in or are already enrolled in a course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university.
http://www.citigroup.com/citigroup/relieffund/

Governor College Scholarship
(518) 473-1264
http://www.hesc.com/

Make A Difference Day Scholarship Fund -- from USA Weekend Magazine & the Points of Light Foundation
This fund will provide post-secondary education benefits to children and spouses of the September 11th victims, including airplane crew and passengers, World Trade Center and Pentagon employees and visitors, and relief workers.
http://www.pointsoflight.org/

NEAFT September 11 Fund
The NEAFT September 11 Fund will provide long-range assistance to the children and families of victims. Individual NEA members and local Associations have been asked to contribute. No details are available yet.
http://www.nea.org/nr/nr010920.html

Needham WTC Scholarship Fund
The scholarship fund will be for the children of the victims of the World Trade Center Tragedy.
http://www.needhamco.com/911Fund.asp

The Power of America Fund -- from Energy Companies (Administered by Educational Testing Service)
Surviving dependents of any of the September 11th victims - the hijacked airplane passengers and crews, those who died in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon attacks, and rescue workers who lost their lives - will be eligible for assistance from the Fund. Grants will be provided upon the dependents' initial enrollment at accredited American institutions of higher learning, two- or four-year programs. There will be no financial need qualification.
http://www.powerofamerica.org/

Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund Scholarship Program
The Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund Scholarship Program is open only to children of those who were killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks. Including children of police, fire safety or medical personnel killed or suffering debilitating injuries in their attempt to rescue victims of the attacks. Eligible children would be able to pursue post-secondary education where they reside.
http://www.wiredscholar.com/

Kansas Chamber Education Foundation September 11 Scholarship Fund
http://www.kansaschamber.org

September 11th Memorial Scholarship Fund -- from United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF)
The fund is for dependents of the victims of the terrorist attacks. The scholarships will be restricted to United Methodist students who attend one of the 123 United Methodist-related institutions in the United States.

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region Survivors' Fund
This fund is for families affected by the attack on the Pentagon on September 11th.

If you know of a child who lost a parent on September 11, 2001, please register with Twin Towers Orphan Fund. This will help TTOF identify and qualify those children who are in most need of our help -- now and in the future.

TTOF provides higher educational assistance, as well as physical and mental health care assistance to the children who lost parents on September 11, 2001.

Terry Farrell Firefighters Scholarship Fund
Funds Grants Scholarships To Children Of Firefighters, Active, Retired, Disabled Or Deceased Where Members Of FDNY or Volunteer.

The USF Disaster Relief Scholarship Program
Provide scholarships for children of deceased members of the Armed Forces in NY and DC. US Freightways is in the process of establishing this fund.

Vantagepoint Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Program
The survivors of all public sector employees, both emergency and non-emergency personnel, who die in the line of duty are eligible. Children and/or spouses of deceased public employees* who died in the line of duty. High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate full-time** course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school.

Bucknell September 11 Memorial Scholarship Honors Members of the Bucknell
Family Who Perished During the Recent National Tragedy

Harvard-Led Scholarships to Aid Victims' Families

Rutgers Waives Tuition for the Children of Terror Victims; Georgian Court
College Creates 10 Scholarships for Children of Victims

Indiana College, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, to Offer Full-Tuition Scholarships for
Families Affected by Terrorist Acts

Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund
To help educate children of Port Authority employees who died in the September 11 attack

National Notary Foundation Memorial Scholarship Fund
All children of firefighters and police officers who have worked or now work in any of the city's five boroughs are eligible for the Notary Foundation's scholarships

The Silver Shield Foundation
The Foundation begins its work as soon as notice is received of a death in the line of duty. A Foundation Family Enrollment Form is sent to the family. Once the form is completed and returned to the Silver Shield Foundation, a scholarship fund is established for the children of the deceased parent. The fund is to be used for tutoring or tuition at an accredited college, or graduate, vocational, preparatory or technical school. The Foundation keeps in contact with the student to determine his/her future educational plans.

The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) & Alarm Industry Research & Educational Foundation (AIREF) -- Trade Center Heroes Scholarship Fund
To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must have a parent or legal guardian who is a police or fire official who perished in the line of duty at the World Trade Center Disaster. He or she must be a graduating senior at least 15 years old and no older than 20 and accepted for admission to an accredited college or university the following year.
Telephone: 301-585-1855 x123

Siena College Announces Fr. Mychal Judge Scholarship for Families of Firefighters

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Establishes $5 Million Fund at New York University for Children of Emergency Workers Killed in the WTC Tragedy

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
List of Scholarship Funds Created for Families of Victims of Terrorist Attack