About the Scholarship

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation was built up in the year 1962, The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the country's most established and biggest supplier of need-based grants to military children. 

The establishment gives grants to the children of Marine and Navy Corpsmen going to post-secondary school, under-graduate and career specialized instruction programs.


What are the procedures to be followed while applying for this scholarship grant? 

  • Applicants must demonstrate their actual financial need to meet the eligibility.

  • The understudies applying for this award must present a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application.

  • Students must demonstrate financial need while applying for this grant.


Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides $10000 each year depending on the availability of funds, the awards issued are non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies based on the students meeting their requirements.


Deadline info

The applications are to be presented before the end of March 01, 2020. Understudies are informed to present their grant application, and other requirements are to be submitted before the due date. Applications and other data are accessible online on the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant 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, an active duty or reserve U.S. Navy Corpsman who is serving, or has served, with a U.S. Marine unit, or a 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.

  • The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or more.

  • The applicant must belong to a family with an income of around $95,000.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college for an undergraduate degree.