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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

March 1st
$1,500 - $10,000

Honoring the sacrifices made by Marines and their families, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation stands as a beacon of support for the education of military children. As the nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to these remarkable individuals, the foundation strives to ensure that the children of Marines receive the opportunities they deserve.

Scholarship Overview:

  • Mission: To honor Marines by educating their children through need-based scholarships.
  • Scope: Scholarships are provided to children whose parents have fallen, children of wounded Marines, and grandchildren.
  • Eligibility Criteria:
  • Child or step-child of one of the following:
  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran* U.S. Marine
  • A Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
  • Active duty, reserve, or veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman, Navy Chaplain, or Religious Program Specialist who is or was attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit or who was killed while serving with a U.S. Marine Corps unit
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need (family Adjusted Gross Income changes yearly)
  • Must be attending or planning to attend a school listed on the National Center for Education Statistic's College Navigator
  • Submit a completed application with all required documents by the deadline
  • *Veterans must have received an honorable discharge.

Benefits of the Foundation:

  • Legacy of Service: The foundation upholds the legacy of Marines and their dedication to service by ensuring the next generation receives quality education.
  • Empowerment: By alleviating the financial burden of education, the foundation empowers deserving students to pursue their academic goals without undue stress.
  • Continued Support: Children of Marines who have made the ultimate sacrifice or have been wounded can find solace in the support provided by the foundation.

How to Apply:

  1. Eligibility Check: Review the eligibility criteria to determine if you meet the requirements.
  2. Application Completion: Fill out the application completely, providing accurate information and all necessary documents.
  3. Financial Need: Demonstrate your family's financial need, understanding that the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) may change annually.
  4. Educational Aspirations: Ensure that the school you plan to attend or are currently attending is listed on the National Center for Education Statistic's College Navigator.

Honoring Sacrifices, Cultivating Futures: The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is a testament to the commitment of the Marine Corps family. By supporting the education of children of Marines who have made significant sacrifices, the foundation is shaping a brighter future for these deserving individuals.

For further information on available scholarships and the application process, please visit the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation website. Take a step towards securing your educational journey with the aid of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation's invaluable support.

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Contact Information:


909 N. Washington Street

Suite 400

Alexandria, VA 22314

PHONE: +1703.549.0060

FAX: +1703.549.9474