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Anchor Scholarship Foundation

Offered by Anchor Scholarship Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Feb 9, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$3,000 - $8,000

Grade level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

March 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Anchor Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to eligible family members (children and spouses) of active duty, retired, and honorably discharged Surface Navy personnel. Eligible child dependents must be high school seniors or current college students under the age of 23 who are planning to or currently pursuing his/her first undergraduate degree or certificate in the United States. Eligible spouse dependents must be high school graduates or current college students who are planning to or currently pursuing his/her first certificate, undergraduate, or graduate degree in the United States. The awards types are divided into Foundation Scholarships and Ship’s Company Scholarships. Depending on the scholarship category, applicants may have to submit: proof of relationship to the Navy personnel, Supporting Documentation for qualifying assignments, DD 214 Member Copy 4, or a Qualifying Commands Form. If you’re the child or spouse of Navy personnel, we encourage you to apply!

About Anchor Scholarship Foundation

The Foundation provides financial assistance to children and spouses of active duty, retired and honorably discharged Sailors of the Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Atlantic or Pacific Fleets, who will be pursuing their first industry certification, 2-year or 4-year undergraduate degree. Spouses have the additional option of pursuing a first time graduate degree.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Citizenship

US Citizens

Other Category

Low Income, Adult, Relative of Current or Former Military Member

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to US Citizens.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Anchor Scholarship Foundation at https://anchorscholarship.org/contact-us/.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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