The Colonel Nate Smith Scholarship is available only to Marines and Sailors (and their dependents) currently stationed at MCRD San Diego/The Western Recruiting Region. Applicants must be high school graduates and currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Award recipients will be chosen by the Selection Committee based on academic performance, extracurricular activities, and future potential. Three selected recipients will receive $1,000 scholarships for costs associated with future academic endeavors.
Please submit completed applications via email. Scholarship applicants will receive an email confirmation once their application is received. Scholarship recipients will be notified shortly after the application deadline and will be recognized at an awards ceremony at MCRD San Diego (if able to attend).