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Fourth Marine Division Association of WWII Scholarship (High School Grads)

Applicants must be the son/daughter of one of the following:

- An active duty or reserve U.S. Marine
- A U.S. Marine who has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
- An active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with the U.S. Marine Corps
- A U.S. Navy Corpsman who has served with the U.S. Marine Corps and has received an Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy

Applicants may also be the grandchild of one of the following:
- A U.S. Marine who served with the 4th Marine Division during World War II and is/was a member of their association
- A U.S. Marine who served with the 6th Marine Division during World War II and is/was a member of their association
- A U.S. Marine who served in the 531 Gray Ghost Squadron and is/was a member of their association

All applicants should be high school graduates, or registered as undergraduate students at accredited colleges or post high school vocational/technical institutions. The eligible applicant's GPA is at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and has a maximum family adjusted gross income of $86,000 or less. The limit increases by $10,000 if an applicant's sibling also applies. For the purpose of determining eligibility, non-taxable allowances received by military members on active duty are NOT included in determining adjusted gross income. This income limit requirement is waived for any applicant whose parent was killed in combat in the Global War on Terror.

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