Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society offers educational assistance for the 2022-2023 academic year

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, USA, February 16, 2022 / — Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is accepting applications for our Educational Assistance Program for the 2022-2023 academic year, through June 3, 2022. Grants and interest-free loans range from $500 to $3,000 for eligible students pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree at an accredited 2- or 4-year post-secondary, technical, or vocational institution in the United States.

The application is available online at

Applicants MUST be registered with DEERS and be one of the following:

• Child (under age 23 as of September 30, 2022) of an active, retired or deceased seafarer or sailor
• Spouse of an active duty or retired sailor or sailor
• MECEP/MECP student

Consideration for selection is based on GPA and financial need. Applicants must be high school seniors, full-time students (minimum 12 credit hours), or seafarer/sailor spouses seeking their first undergraduate degree or master’s degree.

If submitted by post, nominations must be postmarked no later than June 3, 2022.

“As the recipient of several scholarships throughout my undergraduate and graduate studies, I know that a scholarship is incredibly rewarding. I am grateful to help lead the Society’s education program as another way to offset educational costs for our Sea Service families to pursue their academic goals,” said Katherine Chiriboga, Program Manager of education at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society has provided educational assistance, via grants and interest-free loans, to the children and spouses of active duty and retired Sailors and Marines for more than 40 years. The Society’s services and programs are funded entirely by donations.

For more information about the Society’s educational assistance program, visit or email

About the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Since 1904, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society has provided financial assistance and education as needed to serving and retired members of the United States Navy and Marine Corps, their eligible family members, and survivors. Based in Arlington, Virginia, the Society is a non-profit charitable organization made up of more than 3,000 volunteers and a small group of employees, located in offices around the world – ashore and aboard ships. .

Gillian Gonzalez
Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society
+1 703-696-4904

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