Various memorial funds were established after 9/11 to provide assistance to specific and defined families. The memorial programs listed below are administered by Scholarship America, but not in conjunction with the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund. Eligible applicants should contact Scholarship America to find out about the application process—except where noted, these memorial funds require a separate application than the general Families of Freedom application.
The Abraham Zelmanowitz-Edward Beyea Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund provides scholarships for the children and spouses of Empire BlueCross and BlueShield employees who died on 9/11.
Calyon Financial Inc. World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship Fund (formerly Carr Futures)
This fund provides assistance to the children of Carr Futures employees killed on 9/11.
The CBS Broadcasting Education Assistance Fund
This fund provides assistance to children of CBS Broadcasting employees killed on 9/11.
The Firefighter Michael and Paul Ragusa Memorial Scholarship Fund
This program was established to provide assistance for children of firefighters from named New York City fire companies.
Freddie Mac MBS Mega Scholarship Fund
Freddie Mac established the Fund to honor the legacy of the September 11 deceased individuals that were contributors to the successful market for mortgage-backed securities. The Fund will provide educational assistance to the dependents of those killed or permanently disabled during the September 11 attack on America. Please note that eligibility for this fund is limited only to spouses and children of employees of Cantor Fitzgerald, Carr Futures and Sandler O'Keefe and O'Neil. (Applicants to this fund may use the Families of Freedom application form.)
The September 11, 2001 American Express Employees Memorial Scholarship Program
This program provides scholarships for children of American Express employees killed on 9/11.