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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

$10,000

March 01, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • Since 1962, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation has been Honoring Marines by Educating Their Children. The Nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, the Scholarship Foundation pays particular attention to those students whose parent has been killed or wounded in combat or has demonstrated financial need.

    Applicants must be the child of one of the following:
    -Active duty or reserve U.S. Marine
    -Veteran U.S. Marine who has received an honorable discharge, or who was killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps
    -Active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with a U.S. Marine unit
    -Veteran U.S. Navy Corpsman who served with a U.S. Marine unit and has received an honorable discharge, or was killed while serving in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman attached to a Marine unit

    Additionally, applicants must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:
    -Must have at least a 2.0 GPA
    -Family adjusted gross income for the previous tax year that does not exceed $95,000. Non-taxable allowances are not included in determining adjusted gross income
    -Planning to attend an accredited undergraduate college or career training school in the upcoming academic year
    -Students who already have their first undergraduate degree, or are pursuing their second bachelor's degree, or attending graduate school of any kind, or attending Federal Service Academies are not eligible.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 909 N. Washington Street
  • Suite 400
  • Alexandria , VA 22314
  • tel: 703-549-0060
  • fax: 703-549-9474

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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

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