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Our scholarships are one of the ways we thank service members for their service to our nation and help their family members afford higher education.
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Apply for a 2024 Scholarship: February 1-April 1

January 26, 2024
Coast Guard Foundation scholarship season runs from February 1-April 1. Learn more at
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Scholarships Awarded to Coast Guard Reservists and their Families

January 16, 2024
The Coast Guard Foundation, thanks to the generosity of USAA, recently awarded eight scholarships to enlisted Coast Guard Reservists and their family members.
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Grants for Coast Guard Spouses Enrolled in College, Trade School, Professional Certification Programs

January 10, 2024
Eligible Coast Guard spouses may apply for a 2024 Coast Guard Foundation spouse education grant, January 15 -- March 1.
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How to Pay for College: Advice for Coast Guard Families

September 22, 2023
Coast Guard families face unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to paying for college. Here are four important things you need to know.
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Congratulations to our 2023 Scholarship Recipients

September 5, 2023
Our $650,000 investment in the lives of 187 Coast Guard children allows them to focus on their studies and professional development in college and trade/technical school.
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Checking in with our Recent College Graduates

July 31, 2023
It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year - checking in with our recent college graduates to learn about their future plans. This year, 43 Coast Guard Foundation scholarship recipients earned their degrees. Congratulations to all - we’re proud of you!