Texas Burn Survivor Society Scholarship

To qualify for this scholarship you must:

  • Have a total body surface area burn percentage of 5% or over, which must be verified by a medical care provider; or have a disability as a result of a thermal injury verified by a medical health care provider;
  • Be a high school graduate or have obtained a GED;
  • Pursue a degree or certification in a specific vocation;
  • Attend an institute of higher learning that is certified by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and/or the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); and/or the Commission of Career Colleges and Schools of Texas; as well as the specific state agency that certifies the chosen course of study, if applicable;
  • Be a resident of Bexar or surrounding counties (Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina, or Wilson). Under limited circumstances, the Scholarship Committee may waive this requirement.


Career Phase:
Discharges Allowed:
Military Branch:
Programs for Family Members:
  • Surviving Child
  • Vet Children
Service Counties:
  • Atascosa
  • Bandera
  • Comal
  • Guadalupe
  • Kendall
  • Medina
  • Wilson
Services Category:
  • Ed - Scholarships and Tuition Assistance
VA Disability Rating Requirement:
  • Any Disability
Vet Plus:
  • Combat Wounded