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

The Basic School Reunion Scholarships



The Scholarship Foundation stands ready to support your reunion committee by honoring the legacy of Marines through the education of America’s future leaders – the sons and daughters of Marines and Navy Corpsmen.

We’re proud to partner with Marine reunion groups to honor fallen comrades and classmates through the creation of scholarships for the children of Marines, continuing our time honored mission of Honoring Marines by Educating Their Children™.

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We’ve worked with various The Basic School Classes (TBS) over the years. Most recently TBS 3-67 and OCC-41 has been a substantial partner 60 multi-year pledges and 100 one-time gifts for a combined total of over $277,000 in just one year by working hand-in-hand with the Scholarship Foundation team.

How They Did It:

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The Scholarship Foundation is a value-added strategic partner and provides the following expertise and best practices at no-cost to planning committees:

  • Development of an integrated solicitation campaign
  • Management of key data (name, address, phone, email, class unit, and other data)
  • Graphic design support (logo, stationary, and electronic/print customized pledge form
  • Content development for solicitation outreach (electronic and print)
  • Dissemination of solicitation materials (via proprietary software tools)
  • Management and monitoring of funds
  • Donation processing (checks, credit cards and gifted stock)and tax compliance
  • Applicant screening, selection and awarding of scholarships
  • Communications outreach to awardees and their institutions.

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