Special Operations Warrior Foundation has proudly launched three new programs in 2022 including Private School Tuition Assistance, Home School Stipend, and High School Summer Enrichment Programs. In addition to adding new programs, we have also increased college visit reimbursement from $3,000 to $5,000 per student, increased college application reimbursement from three to five applications and added support for graduate school application fees and professional licensure fees.
1. Private School Tuition Assistance
SOWF provides families with the opportunity to choose between a public and private school. This is a personal decision that is made in the best interest of the child or children. Though costs may be higher for a private institution, SOWF believes providing this option maintains the organization’s consistent approach to ensure student success. To alleviate any financial burden, SOWF will provide up to $5,000 per year per child for tuition and fees associated with K-12 private schools.
To date, SOWF has provided 74 students with private school tuition assistance.
2. Home School Stipend
Transitioning through COVID, SOWF recognized that many of our families still preferred to homeschool their children. Based on their wishes and to maintain health and safety, SOWF now supports reasonable costs related to homeschooling.
To date, SOWF has 14 students receiving homeschooling support.
3. High School Summer Enrichment Programs
In an effort to encourage students to participate in high school enrichment programs with the purpose of gaining a competitive edge in college admissions, SOWF now assists with costs related to accredited programs typically held at universities around the country, such as medical camps, leadership seminars, and mathematics camps.
To date, SOWF has supported 3 students at various summer camps.
Other additions in 2022:
SOWF increased college visit reimbursement from $3,000 to $5,000 per child.
SOWF increased college application reimbursement from three applications to five.
College to career transition efforts were enhanced through added support for graduate school application fees and professional licensure fees.