The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) offers scholarships on the basis of merit to selected high school seniors who are currently enrolled in a team or club that is participating in firearms marksmanship competitions. The CMP seeks applications from high school seniors who currently compete in marksmanship competitions. To be eligible, applicants must: be a US citizen; be of good moral character; and demonstrate acceptance to a university, college or trade school leading to a diploma or trade certification.
A complete application must contain all required documentation. In addition to the completed application form, please include: a certified copy of the applicant’s high school transcript; a letter of nomination/recommendation from the coach, instructor or adult leader; a letter from the applicant including the reasons for applying and how the scholarship will help in pursuit of the applicant’s goals; and additional documentation of proof of marksmanship activity.