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CMU’s Heinz College Launches Fallen Heroes Scholarship Program

Today, Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy announced the Fallen Heroes Scholarship Program, a program dedicated to supporting the surviving families of members of our armed forces who lost their lives while serving our country.

“We are pleased to announce the Fallen Heroes Scholarship Program,” said Jon Nehlsen, Associate Dean of Advancement, External Relations, and Marketing at Heinz College. “This scholarship program allows Heinz College to express our gratitude to the families of those who lost their lives in service to our county by investing in them and their futures.” 

In partnership with the Travis Manion Foundation, the Fallen Heroes Scholarship Program is available to surviving spouses, domestic partners and children of a member of any service branch of the United States Military who died while on active duty or as a direct result of their military service. Eligible students will receive a minimum scholarship of 30% of their tuition, from Carnegie Mellon, for any Heinz College master’s degree program, in addition to other scholarship support where the student may be eligible.

"We strive to empower veterans and families of the fallen," said John DiNome, Immediate Past Chairman of The Board at Travis Manion Foundation. "We are proud to offer this scholarship to our survivor community."

“We are honored to partner with the Travis Manion Foundation to offer this scholarship to the families of our fallen heroes,” said Nehlsen. “These families have paid the ultimate price while serving our country, and we are grateful to be able to support them as they pursue their education and careers.”

Additional information and application information for the Fallen Heroes Scholarship can be found here.


About Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy
The Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy is home to two internationally recognized graduate-level institutions at Carnegie Mellon University: the School of Information Systems and Management and the School of Public Policy and Management. This unique colocation combined with its expertise in analytics set Heinz College apart in the areas of cybersecurity, health care, the future of work, smart cities, and arts & entertainment. In 2016, INFORMS named Heinz College the #1 academic program for Analytics Education. For more information, please visit