Scholarship Program

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Scholarship Program


   The foundation has a blocked scholarship fund that assists in the funding of the Marine Corps League's Scholarship Program. Scholarships are applied for and awarded by the Marine Corps League Scholarship Committee using applications and standards developed by that committee.

Scholarship Eligibility

The children of United States Marines, Navy FMF Corpsman, and Navy Chaplains (Serving with Marine Units) who were killed in action. Paid members of the Marine Corps League or paid members of the Marine Corps League Auxilliary in good standing.


Applications are encouraged by League members from every state and the local sponsoring Detachment is responsible for determining that the applicant (s) it is sponsoring have demonstrated through activities or interviews that values such as respect, attitude, patriotism, and self-discipline are held.


  The foundation also administers the Chesty Puller Scholarship trust for cadets enrolled at the Marine Military Academy in Harlingen, TX.


   If you or someone you know would like to apply for the Marine Corps League National Scholarship, please contact Jerry Holt, Chairman, Scholarship Committee Email:


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