Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation


March 01, 2024

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  • Applicants for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation must be the child of an active duty or reserve U.S. Marine, a veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps. Children of U.S. Navy Corpsmen, Chaplains, or Religious Programs Specialists attached to a Marine unit may also qualify. Additionally, applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA and must be able to demonstrate financial need.

    Must be planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college or career technical education (CTE) in the upcoming academic year. All who qualify and submit a completed application will receive an award. Award amounts range from $2,500 to $10,000 per year and are renewable.
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Tae  on 11/29/2022 3:57:18 PM

Is this scholarship only for the children of Marines who have served? Or is it for Veterans too?

Ryan H  on 1/22/2021 3:37:21 PM

Im a Marine Corps Infantry combat vet applying for this scholarship so i can further pursue my passion for medicine. The funds i could be awarded can help pay for the rest of my tuition and some living costs as i work to completing my undergraduate degree and apply for Physician Assistant school. The reason for the tuition help is im trying to save the remaining GI bill for PA school which is far more expensive. Thank you for your time and consideration

Frank G.  on 1/19/2021 1:45:13 PM

I am a USMC veteran who served as an infantryman and saw tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. I served and was discharged honorably. I am applying for this scholarship in order to complete my education and become a teacher, to continue serving America by teaching the next generation. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Megan M  on 1/5/2021 5:10:17 PM

My father is a Marine who was honorably discharged, my brother is a Marine working in the aviation reserves currently, and I am a Marine Corps Officer Candidate. I'm attending National University and paying for my university myself. The only way for me to stay on the board as a candidate is if I am currently enrolled in college. I am majoring in Science of Public Health and Administration. Even though I can pay for this terms classes and supplies its just good to have a small amount saved for back up.

John G  on 10/2/2020 9:17:59 AM

To whom this may concern, I am a USMC veteran who was discharged honorably with electrical/mechanical knowledge looking to further my education and attempting to get a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Getting any sort of help would greatly increase my chance in achieving my goal to be the best version of myself. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Yvesland Belizaire  on 9/17/2020 10:59:05 PM

Marine corps veteran myself who is passionate about fitness and helping others, and wants to pursue a career in occupational therapy. I know that this process would take around 7 years and since my gi bill would only cover 36 months of schooling this scholarship would help alot

Jeremiah West  on 9/1/2020 11:25:02 PM

Marine Corps Veteran applying for this scholarship . So that i can get a better education for my self.

Yihad Safi  on 8/15/2020 2:48:36 AM

Simply trying to attend Miami Dade college to earn a degree in I.T. which I was certified for in the service. I'm going to school to find a way to support my spouse and I in these difficult times.

Mia C  on 7/30/2020 10:30:33 PM

I am a Marine Corps Veteran and because I know there is a lot of schooling to become a doctor, I believe that this scholarship would help finance my dream.

Juan J  on 7/16/2020 10:21:12 PM

I am interested in pursuing a Masters Degree on Public Health and seeking a scholarship to assist in payment on tuition and class books.

Tamara M  on 7/6/2020 9:32:39 AM

United States Marine Corps female honored Veteran honorably discharged with capable software systems engineer career. I have been accepted into Georgia Technical Professional Master's of Applied Science and Engineering. I have been accepted and need help to fund my Master's degree. Accomplished engineering career started in 1995, now, 25 year's but do not have affordability to pay for tuition and keep myself in shelter and food on the table. I completed my bachelor's degree with the GI Bill in 1995 in Business Administration and took a 3 year internship with a company that taught me how to develop software. Please consider helping me to the next step of my education.

Jessica L  on 7/4/2020 1:29:42 AM

I am an honorably discharged marine where I served 5 years and I am currently enrolled at university of Northern Iowa where I plan to finish out my bachelors degree and also receive my masters degree. Any scholarship money would be very helpful to finish all of my schooling.

chaylee w  on 6/29/2020 9:55:49 AM

I'm applying for this scholarship because my dad served for five years and is the most respectable man. I look up to him in so many ways and I would love to give back to him by applying for this scholarship.

Haley G.  on 4/27/2020 8:38:36 AM

I am an eight year Veteran, honorably discharged in 2019. I am currently attending State college of Florida, enrolled in their Pre-Med program. I am applying for this scholarship, to help with continue living out my goals.

Justin S  on 4/1/2020 1:17:51 PM

I am a Marine Veteran and I am in school at Bryan University. I just Received my associates degree and now I am working on my bachelors for business management. I hope everyone is doing well and Semper Fi!

DeAndre V.  on 3/27/2020 5:29:24 AM

I am a Marine Corps Veteran honorably discharged in 2017. I am currently attending Rutgers University pursuing a degree in kinesiology. I hope to continue on to medical school and become a sports medicine physician. I am applying for this scholarship with the hopes of making this dream a reality.

Lamar P.  on 3/5/2020 10:18:07 AM

I’m applying for this scholarship because my father was honorably discharge marine. He served four years and I would like to make him proud.

Harold C.  on 2/4/2020 12:45:48 PM

I'd like to have a purpose and I've understood that this scholarship will help me get through the Marine Corp.

Kayla B.  on 2/3/2020 12:27:04 PM

My father was in the Marines for four years.

Bronson D  on 1/19/2020 1:15:01 PM

I have three sons in college. I am a Marine Corps Veteran. My salary as an Educational Assistant is only 14,00 per year. I would appreciate any help in scholarship funds for my boys.

Dino D  on 11/16/2019 12:17:08 AM

I am applying for this scholarship because I am currently active duty Marine Corps living in Okinawa, Japan with a military family history of being honorably discharged. I, too, am looking forward to be honorably discharged in November 2020, and from there will be applying to nursing school at the University of Tampa.

Jazlyn J  on 8/4/2019 6:59:13 AM

I’m applying for this scholarship because my father was honorably discharge marine. Even though he has since passed away, I want to do this for him. He still has my back even after death and I want to make him proud of me.

Kali E  on 3/1/2019 3:06:51 PM

I am applying for this scholarship because my father is an honorably discharged marine, and I want to make him proud.

Milise L  on 12/10/2015 10:58:29 PM

I am applying for this scholarship not only that i want to join the military but to give back to my parents for everything they have done for me.

Abigaely G  on 9/17/2015 7:49:27 PM

I applied for this scholarship because my father is a proud marine and i want to make him proud!

Nick B  on 7/4/2015 11:22:35 AM

I plan on joining the military in the future.

Meagan T  on 10/10/2012 2:31:29 PM

I applied for this scholarship because my father is an active duty Marine!

Renul f  on 1/18/2011 1:12:36 PM

i applied for this scholarship because i plan on entering the marine corps after i have graduated from college