Women Marines Association Scholarship Program

The Women Marines Association is proud to be the only Veterans’ association for and about women Marines. WMA is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization. The Women Marines Association was established in Denver, CO, in 1960 to ensure that our history as Marines would continue to be told and passed on to a new generation of Marines. Chapters and members across the nation work on community programs and support our military personnel, our Veterans and their communities. They reach across all areas where there is a need.WMA is a member of the National Marine Corps Council and maintains a liaison with Headquarters Marine Corps.

The WMA Scholarship committee administers a program of grants. The number of these scholarships is determined by the annual earnings from the investments for these scholarships. Its purpose is to award grants to qualified applicants sponsored by WMA MEMBERS. These grants may be used at any accredited college, university or college level trade school.

~WMA Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 or $3,000 based on the number of qualified applicants.
~The Lily H. Gridley Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.
~The LaRue A. Ditmore Music Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 or $3,000 based on the number of qualified applicants.
~One Ethyl and Armin Wiebke Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.
~One Major Megan McClung Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.
~The Agnes Sopcak Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 or $3,000 based on the number of qualified applicants.
~One Virginia Guveyan Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500.

Applicants must provide proof of one of the following:1. Have served, or be serving in the United States Marine Corps or Reserve; 2. Be a direct descendant by blood, legal adoption or stepchild of a Marine on active duty, or who has served honorably in the United States Marine Corps, Regular or Reserve; 3. Be a sibling or a descendant of a sibling by blood, legal adoption, or step-child of a Marine on active duty, or who has served honorably in the United States Marine Corps, Regular or Reserve, OR 4. Have participated in a Marine Corps JROTC program.

https://www.womenmarines.org/scholarships

 

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If you have any questions about scholarships, please contact the Office of Financial Aid.