National Scholarship Foundation
The Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. (NWCA) gives up to 30 scholarships annually.
The grants are presented with the knowledge that no repayment is expected from the recipient.
Scholarship Foundation of the Navy Wives Clubs of America, Inc. – up to 30 scholarships granted annually. The grants are presented with the knowledge that no repayment is expected from the recipient. Those eligible for the grants are the natural born, legally adopted or stepson or daughter of an Enlisted member of the Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard on active duty, or retired with pay or the son or daughter of a deceased member of these categories. Applicants must have a valid dependent’s I. D. card (United States Uniformed Services Identification and Privileges Card). Applicants must show basis of need for financial assistance, have a scholastic standing of at least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA), and be a graduate of an accredited high school or its equivalent or will qualify for graduation prior to beginning eligibility for assistance. The grants may be used for tuition, room and board, fees and books. The grants are for tuition, room and board, fees and books. The deadline for scholarship applications is May 30th. Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request for an application to the address below:
NWCA Scholarship Director
Mary Paolozzi Member’s Scholarship
One award given to assist eligible members in obtaining a college education, vocational, business or other training. Must be a member in good standing for a minimum of one year prior to the deadline. Shall be in need of financial assistance and previous approved for admission to an accredited school.
NMCCG Enlisted Dependent Spouse Scholarship
Two awards given to assist a Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard dependent spouse, active duty, retired, widow or widower to continue his/her college education, vocational business or other training. The applicant shall be verified as a qualified dependent, submit a copy of the military ID card and attach a copy of the applicant’s previous years federal tax return with the application. One awards is given in the name of Cecelia Clark in gratitude of her gift to NWCA.
Judith Haupt Member’s Child Scholarship
One award is given to assist a NWCA member’s child to continue her/his college education, vocation, business or other training. The applicant shall be in need of assistance, an unmarried child of a NWCA member in good standing for a minimum of one year prior to the application deadline and previously approved for admission to an accredited school.
Pauline Langkamp Memorial Scholarship
One award is given to assist a NWCA member’s child at a later age without the requirement of an ID card. This child can be natural, legally adopted or legal stepchild of a member in of NWCA in good standing for a minimum of one year. The award is given to the applicant in need of financial assistance, previously approved for admission to an accredited school to further their education. Age and marital status are not a factor for the recipient.