Anchor Scholarship Foundation

138 S. Rosemont Rd, Suite 206

Virginia Beach, VA  23462


Anchor Scholarship Foundation

Making College More Affordable for Surface Navy Families

Donating to Anchor Scholarship Foundation is easy and secure using PayPal Giving Fund. You DO NOT need a Paypal account to make a donation. You can choose a pre-set amount or enter a custom amount. 

Anchor Scholarship Foundation receives

100% of your donation;

there aren't ANY processing fees!

Anchor Scholarship Foundation is a nonstock corporation organized under the laws of Virginia and tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  A financial statement is available upon written request from the Office of Consumer Affairs, Commonwealth of Virginia.  Donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.


Your support mitigates the debt our Surface Navy families incur as they pursue a college education.

As Sarah Frost, 2015 Anchor Scholarship recipient says, "Knowing that I will not have to worry about paying off expensive student loans after graduation is a huge relief and blessing, and makes me even more grateful for my parents and giving institutions such as the Anchor Scholarship Foundation."

Help us continue to impact the lives of our Surface Navy dependents.
Donate online:

Give via PayPal Giving Fund--100% of your donation is given to Anchor Scholarship Foundation! Click on the picture to the right and donate today!

Donate by mail: 

4966 Euclid Rd. Suite 109, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Please make your check payable to: Anchor Scholarship Foundation

Employer matching:

Some employers will match your donation thereby doubling your support AND impact!

Contact our Executive Director, Danielle Dawley,  for other ways to give including:

       Planned giving - Wills, Trusts, and Life Insurance

       Gifts from retirement plans or IRA’s or 757-671-3200x3


ENDOWED scholarships: funded in perpetuity with a minimum donation of  $60,000; an initial donation of less than $60,000 can be made to establish the endowment.

  • Raytheon-Zumwalt Scholarship which is endowed by a $125,000 donation from Raytheon to honor the memory of Admiral Elmo Russell Zumwalt, Jr. USN.  This scholarship is awarded to an Anchor scholar that is pursuing a STEM degree.  It is renewable for up to 4 years ($5000/year).

ADMINISTERED scholarships: funded annually with donations in excess of $2500

  • RADM James G. Prout III Memorial Scholarship is an annual $5000 scholarship that is funded by the San Diego chapter of the Surface Navy Association in memory of RADM James G. Prout III and is awarded to a qualified Anchor Scholar residing  in the San Diego area.

NAMED scholarships: funded annually with a minimum $2500 donation in honor of or in memory of a loved one associated with the Surface Navy