Make an impact. Invest in a scholarship today.
You can transform lives.
When you support our educational scholarships, you open doors of opportunity for our dogs and the people who need them. You invest in their future and give back to our community.
Our scholarships help us offer all of our guide dogs, service dogs, and follow-up support at absolutely no cost to recipients. These dogs change the world for people with vision loss, veterans with disabilities, and children with significant challenges.
You can choose a scholarship for dogs, students, veterans, children, and teams. Take a look below to help you choose, and transform a life today.
Canine University Dog Scholarship
Supports the advanced training of a Canine University dog to become a guide dog, service dog, facility therapy dog, or other career. Per scholarship: $2,500.
Guide Dog Student Scholarship
Supports the education of a visually impaired student in our 20-day, on-campus instruction program. Per scholarship: $5,000
Guide Dog Team Scholarship
Supports the advanced skills training of a guide dog, the on-campus instruction of a visually impaired student, and post-graduation support. Per team scholarship: $25,000
Supports the education of a veteran living with PTSD or other disabilities during their on-campus instruction program. Per scholarship: $5,000
Veteran Team Scholarship
Supports the advanced skills training of a guide or service dog, on-campus instruction of a veteran, and post-graduation support. Per team scholarship: $25,000
Gold Star Family Dog Scholarship
Supports the education and placement of a skilled dog with a Gold Star family who has lost a loved one during military service. Per scholarship: $5,000
Kids Companion Dog Scholarship
Supports the education of a child or teen with vision loss and the in-home placement of a skilled, affectionate Kids Companion Dog. Per scholarship: $5,000
“Hero makes me feel a lot more secure, independent, and just happy to go out and engage in life again. She is my hero!”
— Cheryl Sytsma and Guide Dog Hero | Englewood, Florida