Marines Memorial Scholarships Program 2017-11-10T12:30:45+00:00

Marines’ Memorial Scholarship Program

2018-2019 Scholarship information will be available 8 January 2018
Details below are for the closed 2017-2018 Scholarships

2017-2018 Scholarships

*NEW* WESLEY HAMMON LEACH SCHOLARSHIP

At least two (2) Wesley Hammon Leach Scholarships are available for the 2017-2018 school year. Each scholarship is $2,500.

*NEW* NANCY M. SCHONHER
SCHOLARSHIP

At least one (1) Nancy M. Schonher Scholarship is available for the 2017-2018 school year. Scholarship is $5,000.

HAMMER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

At least four (4) Hammer Family Scholarships are available for the 2017-2018 school year. Scholarships are $5,000.

COLD WAR VETERANS SCHOLARSHIP

Two (2) Cold War Veterans Scholarships are available for the 2017-2018 school year. Each scholarship is $2,500.

EDMUND K. GROSS EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

One (1) Gross Education Scholarship is available for the 2017-2018 school years. This scholarship is $2,500.

COLONEL RICHARD HALLOCK SCHOLARSHIP

Two Hallock Scholarships are available for the 2017-2018 school year. Each scholarship is $2,500

SERGEANTS HENRY AND JEANNE ROSE SCHOLARSHIP

One (1) Sgt Rose Scholarship is available for the 2017-2018 school year. Scholarship is $5,000

EVELYN B HAMILTON HEALTH CARE SCHOLARSHIP

One (1) Hamilton Health Care Scholarship is available for the 2017-2018 school year. This scholarship is $2,500.

COLONEL JACK BARNES SCHOLARSHIPS
(ADMINISTERED THROUGH THE MARINE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION)

Four (4) Colonel Jack Barnes Scholarships are available. The scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500 depending on the need of the applicant

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Frequently Asked Questions

Thank you for your interest in the Marines’ Memorial Scholarship Program! Below are the most frequently asked questions about the program and application process.

Due to the high volume of calls and emails about the Scholarship Program, we recommend you read the questions below before contacting the Marines’ Memorial staff.

A: No, each student may only apply for one scholarship type per year.  The online application program will not allow for more than one application per person.

A: The student must be the one to fill out the application.  If an application is found to have been filled out by someone who is not the student, the applicant will be disqualified.

A: For the 2017-2018 school year, we have one scholarship type available to post-graduate students.  This is the Nancy M. Schonher Scholarship.  Applicants for the Schonher Scholarship must:
– Be female
– Meet one of the following:
– Be an active duty service member or a reservist in the US Armed Forces
– Have separated honorably from US Armed Forces since 2013
– Have recently transitioned from US Active Duty to Medical Service Corps
– Have a Bachelor of Science or equivalent in a medical subject area that is an accepted precursor to the study of medicine
– Applicants must attend an advanced medical program with the goal of becoming a nurse, nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant, or medical doctor from an accredited American College or University for the 2017-2018 school year

A: For the 2017-2018 school year, we have one scholarship type available to trade or vocational school students, the Wesley Hammon Leach Scholarship.

A: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or returning college students.  Juniors are not eligible, but we look forward to your application when you are a senior!

A: Letters of recommendation must be submitted online directly from your recommender.  Here is the “how-to”: RECOMMENDATION REQUESTS

A: Absolutely!  Scholarship monies are meant to cover tuition and other educational expenses.  Please note that scholarship checks are payable to the awardees’ schools.  If you have questions about if a scholarship will interfere with your Post-911 tuition assistance, please contact your college’s admissions department or Student Veteran Center.

A: The online application must be submitted by April 21, 2017 at 5pm Pacific. If you complete the application, but do not hit the submit button, the application can not be considered.

-If you are a student Veteran (post 9/11), but not an MMA member, you may apply for the Hammer Family Scholarship (Engineering and science majors only), the Tribute Scholarship (no restriction on major), the Wesley Hammon Leach Scholarship (Trade School students), or the Nancy M. Schonher Scholarship (female medical field post-grad students).
-If you are a student Veteran and an active Marines’ Memorial Member, you are eligible for all scholarships (where you fit the other criteria).
-If you are a child or grandchild of a Veteran, that Veteran MUST be an active Marines’ Memorial member for you to apply for a scholarship.  Membership applications can be found online here: MMA Membership Application

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