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Anchor Scholarship Due: 3/1 & 4/1

IF YOU ARE A DEPENDENT OF A US NAVY SAILOR

(Active Duty, Retired, Honorably Discharged or Deceased):

  • Child that is a:   
    • High School Senior or current College Student planning to, or currently pursuing full time, your first  Associates, BA or BS at a 2-or-4-year college or university or Industry Certification in the United States. 
    • Up to the age of 22 on March 1st of the year the scholarship is being awarded. 
    • Keep Reading. 

Anchor Has A TWO PART Application!  Click here to apply!

DEADLINES 

STEP I – MARCH 1ST, 11:59 PM EST 

STEP II – APRIL 1ST, 11:59 PM EST 

 We offer scholarships that fall into two categories:  

  • Anchor Scholarships (renewables, STEM, annuals) 
    • Sponsor Eligibility Criteria 
      • Surface Warfare Qualification (officer/enlisted) 
      • MINIMUM REQUIREMENT: 6 years in commands under the administrative control of Commander Naval Surface Forces, US Atlantic Fleet (COMNAVSURFLANT) and/or Commander Naval Surface Forces, US Pacific Fleet (COMNAVSURFOR). The time requirement is cumulative and assignments need not be consecutive. 
      • Will also qualify for Ship’s Company Scholarship(s) if those eligibility requirements are met as well. 
    • Deceased Sponsor:  The dependent child or spouse of any Surface Warfare qualified member of the U.S. Navy (Officer or Enlisted) who died while serving on active duty will qualify, regardless of the length of service of the deceased parent/spouse. You will be asked to submit a copy of the sponsor's Report of Casualty (DD Form 1300). 
  • Ship’s Company Scholarships 
    • Sponsor must have been a member of one, or more, of the below listed ship’s company for a minimum of 1 year
      • USS Arleigh Burke
      • USS Bulkeley 
      • USS Chung-Hoon (Billy Hurley Scholarship) 
      • USS Gettysburg (Billy Hurley Scholarship) 
      • USS Thomas Hudner
    • Does not  need to have a special qualification(s), i.e. Surface 
  • Recipients are selected on the basis of four equally weighted criteria: 
    • Academic performance 
    • Character
    • Extracurricular
    • Financial need