The Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children.

Sergeant Major Micheal P. Barrett USMC (Ret.) (IN)

Sergeant Major Micheal P. Barrett USMC (Ret.) (IN)

Sergeant Major Micheal Barrett, USMC (Ret.)17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps. Director, Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. A son, brother, husband and father. United States Marine since 1981. Served as 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps from June 2011 to February 2015.

David McCallum

In Memoriam, David McCallum, 1933-2023

David McCallum was one of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s greatest champions. His brother-in-law, Marine Corporal George Whitney Carpenter, was killed in Vietnam in 1967. Determined to keep George’s legacy alive, David and his wife, Katherine, established a scholarship through MCSF in his name to directly benefit the children of Marines. We fondly recall David weaving MCSF into the script of NCIS episodes and thrilling the audience when he served as the Master of Ceremonies for the New York Leatherneck Ball. Thank you to all those who have contributed in David’s honor. We invite everyone to watch the NCIS episode dedicated to David which will air on CBS on Monday, February 19. To make a contribution in David’s memory, please visit