Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Nourishes Dreams of Military Children

Del Mar Times JEANNE MCKINNEY, STAFF WRITER The Hilton Del Mar hosted a gathering of supporters and friends for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s inaugural San Diego Awards dinner recently. As the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military families, the foundation was there to honor major donors, Marines, and children of […]

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Marine Corps Foundation Provides Scholarship Help

The Philadelphia Inquirer Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer Kerry Walters Jr. might not be attending the University of Pennsylvania without the help of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. It would have been too costly. His family’s finances were stretched thin, partly because his father, a Marine, was wounded during the Vietnam War and his earning ability […]

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The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. Donates $1.25M to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation to Support Education Scholarships for Military Children

ALEXANDRIA, VA (January 14, 2015) – Today, the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. announced a $1.25 million donation to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. The donation will help provide hundreds of higher education need-based scholarships over the next five years to children of Marines […]

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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Pays Tribute to Ten-Year Anniversary of Battle of Fallujah with Five New Memorial Scholarships

ALEXANDRIA, VA, November 11, 2014 – In recognition of the tenth anniversary of the Battle of Fallujah, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation – the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children – has established and named five memorial scholarships in honor of the five battalions that served in the Battle of […]

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$1 million raised for Marine Corps scholarship fund

CAMP PENDLETON — The son of a Camp Pendleton Marine was the student speaker at the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s annual west coast gala on Saturday. The foundation’s 32nd annual West Coast Campaign celebratory gala at Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point drew 300 guests and marked the donation of $1 million for scholarships, twice […]

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Frontlines of Freedom

Lt. Col. Denny Gillem USA (Ret) interviews Scholarship Foundation Margaret B. Davis and SgtMaj Raymond Mackey USMC (Ret.) on the initiatives of the organization and their personal ties to the United States Marine Corps.   Listen here: http://frontlinesoffreedom.com/2014/10/11/show-355-2nd-hour/  

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2014 Military Family Lifestyle Survey

Blue Star Families recently completed its fifth annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey intended to better understand issues facing military families today. Partnering for the first time with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, the survey included all military branches, ranks, and geographical regions, including overseas installations. The survey received 6,270 responses […]

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Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Honors Philadelphia Leaders in Business, Military, and the Community at 39th Annual Philadelphia Celebratory Ball

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, hosted the 39th Annual Philadelphia Celebratory Ball on May 10, 2014. Local leaders in business, military and civic life were recognized for their investment in the higher education of thousands of sons and daughters of Marine and Navy Corpsmen.

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