Each year NOSCDC awards merit-based scholarships to high school graduating seniors who are dependents of active duty, reservist or deceased United States Navy service members.

Scholarship Sponsor

Naval Officers’ Spouses’ Club

Award Type

$24,000 Cash

Gender Eligibility


Other Requirements/Criteria

Geographic Criteria: USA
Criteria / Requirements:
The applicant must be a dependent child of an active duty, activated reservist, retired from active duty, or deceased United States Navy (USN) service member.
● The USN service member in question must: (a) currently reside within the Naval District of Washington (NDW), defined as “the District of Columbia; the Maryland counties of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s; the Virginia counties of Loudoun, Fauquier, Fairfax, Prince William, Stafford, King George, Westmoreland, Arlington, and the cities within their outer boundaries including Alexandria, Fairfax City, Falls Church, Manassas, and Manassas Park;”(b) currently serve at a Permanent Duty Station situated within NDW; or (c) have, if retired or deceased, previously served at a Permanent Duty Station situated within NDW.
● The applicant must be in his or her senior year of an accredited high school or program and reside within NDW.
● For the upcoming academic year, the applicant must have applied for acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited institution, such as a two- or four- year undergraduate college, a visual or performing arts school, or a vocational/technical school. If awarded a scholarship, the student must use the monies provided during the academic year. The applicant will be considered no longer eligible if he/she accepts a placement at a service academy, has accepted a ROTC placement, uses the G.I Bill in conjunction with a Yellow Ribbon program or receives any other full scholarship.
● The applicant must be a U.S. citizen and, if applicable, possess a valid military dependent identification card. This identification card must be shown upon request.

Contact Information:

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Contact Info – URL: https://www.noscdc.org/philanthropy

Contact Info – Email: [email protected]


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