The Montford Point Marine Association believes "There is no better way to protect the future than by helping our youth with their higher educational goals."
DC 6 is proud to honor this commitment by offering scholarships to individuals in the DC, Maryland and Virginia area.
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior with grade point average of 3.0 or above and must demonstrate extra curricular activity at school, community or church. Must submit one official (sealed) copy of your transcript and provide proof of acceptance to an accredited trade school, junior college or university. Must provide two letters of recommendation highlighting outstanding leadership qualities.
Applicants must provide a typed 1,000-word essay on the following topic:
The men enlisting in the Montford Point Marines endured multiple hardships during the integration of the United States Marine Corps, yet through it all they persevered. Write about a time in your life where you experienced a challenge or struggle and how you persevered. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.