SSG Adrian Valdez Jr. was a United States Army Non-Commissioned Officer who served honorably during his time of service.
Adrian was sadly killed in the Line of Duty serving his country on July 18, 2022. SSG Valdez was a family man who exhibited the highest amounts of courage, sacrifice, and honor that anyone could hold.
This scholarship seeks to honor the sacrifice of SSG Adrian Valdez Jr. by supporting JROTC & ROTC cadets and/or students who are interested in a career in the military, as they pursue higher education to protect our country.
High school juniors or seniors with an interest and/or has participated in JROTC are eligible to apply. Additionally, undergraduate students with an interest and/or has participated in ROTC are eligible to apply. Lastly, any students who are interested in a military service career may apply for this scholarship as well.
To apply, tell us how you have endured a sacrifice that has prepared you to carry on SSG Valdez’s legacy.