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    Marine Corps Undergraduate & Associate Degree Scholarship

    Offered by Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jan 15, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $2,500 - $10,000

    Grade level

    High School Seniors & College Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you the child of a current or fallen Marine Corps member (either on Active Duty, in Reserve, or as a veteran)? Further, are you currently or planning to pursue an undergraduate degree? If both apply, you might want to consider applying for the Marine Corps Undergraduate and Associate Degree Scholarship! The scholarship is offered through the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, with the goal of honoring Marine Corps members and their children by covering postsecondary educational costs. You must also be planning or currently attending a school listed in the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator to be eligible for this scholarship. This application process is rather involved, considering you’ll need several application materials, military documents, school reports, etc. Make sure to carefully read the below sections to ensure you have covered all of your bases in regard to the Marine Corps Undergraduate and Associate Degree Scholarship requirements. If you’re chosen as one of the recipients, you will receive up to $10,000 to be paid directly to your institution for educational expenses. 

    If you are the child of a Marine Corps member, we encourage you to read through the eligibility and application requirements carefully and submit an application! 

    Eligibility information

    The scholarship is open to students whose families made less than $117,000 for the last tax year. You’ll also need to submit the online application, in addition to the below eligibility requirements.

    Grade Level

    High School Seniors & College Students


    U.S. Citizens

    Minimum GPA


    Other Category

    Low Income, Relative of Current or Former Military Member


    Applicants must be the child or step-child of one of the following: an Active duty, Reserve, veteran* U.S. Marine, or a Marine killed while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, you’ll need to submit your online application, a photo of yourself, qualifying military parent service documentation, and the tax return for the most recent year, in addition to the below application requirements.

    No essay

    Academic transcript

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation at 1-703-549-0060.

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Marine Corps Undergraduate & Associate Degree Scholarship is renewable.

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