Scholarship Spotlight

Our mission is simple yet powerful – to provide deserving students with the financial assistance they need to pursue their dreams of higher education. We understand the sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes, and we’re committed to ensuring the children of the fallen have the opportunity to thrive.

About our scholarship

The Carry The Load scholarship was established in 2023 by our ambassador, Michael Flowers – a United States Marine Corps veteran who is deeply committed to both service and education. This scholarship is meant to ease the financial burden of students as well as recognize the valor and dedication of those who’ve lost a parent in the line of duty. For any questions, feel free to contact us at

  • Eligibility: Must be a child of a fallen first responder or military personnel, currently attending or planning to attend college as a freshman in the Fall. Please reference the application link below for the full criteria.
  • Award Amount: Earn up to a $10,000 Scholarship
  • Application Period: November 11 – March 31

Apply Here

2023 scholarship awardee

Our winner has demonstrated a passion for service, academic excellence, and is an exceptional leader and role model.

Carry The Load proudly announces Mark Rule as our 2023 scholarship recipient! Mark is the son of Deputy Constable Caleb Rule who was killed in the line of duty on May 29, 2020. Mark’s commitment to his future is a testament to his father’s legacy. We congratulate Mark on this well-deserved honor and his decision to attend Community College in Needville, Texas. His dedication to learning and his family’s legacy of service inspires us all!

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