Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund Scholarship

Program Description

Number of scholarships vary and scholarship amount varies annually.


  • Be about to graduate or have graduated from an accredited high school , or equivalent educational institution or have successfully earned a General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Must intend to enter, or be currently enrolled in a community college, vocational college, college or university to complete the curriculum prescribed in or to be graduated with an AA, AS, BA or BS degree.
  • Must be the immediate family member of either an active duty, retired, or reserve Chief Petty Officer (children may be natural, adopted or step-children)

How To Apply


  • 3 letters of recommendation (emailed letters will not be accepted). One letter must be from a non-academic source.
  • A copy of the dependent's ID card
  • A "Statement of Service" letter on command letterhead. (a document that legal departments prepare all the time for Sailors. It should not be difficult for a sponsor to acquire.)
  • If you do not have a "Statement of Service" you may provide a DD-214 instead.
  • A 200-500 word autobiographical essay discussing significant experiences, community involvement, and qualities of character and leadership

Contact Info

Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund Scholarship

Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund
328 Office Square Lane
Suite 101A
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

About Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

The CPOSF was created following the commissioning of the USS Chief MCM-14 on November 5, 1995. The formal charter of the CPOSF was signed in January 1998 at the U.S. Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) ... MORE