EAST COAST recipients who were able to attend our Annual Scholarship Award Ceremony were presented with their Anchor scholarships by Admiral Christopher W. Grady, Commander, United States Fleet Forces Command
WEST COAST recipients were presented their awards in San Diego by Vice Admiral Richard A. Brown, Commander, Naval Surface Forces/Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
•61% - Dependents of active duty sailors
•39% - Dependents of retired or deceased sailors
•74% - Dependents of officers
•36% - Dependents of enlisted
•4.21 - Average high school GPA (weighted)
•3.76 - Average college GPA
•1 - Spouse dependent
Students are selected on the basis of four equally weighted criteria:
Anchor Scholarship appoints an independent Selection Committee annually to review applications. References to a sponsor’s rate/rank and all personal information (applicant and sponsor) are redacted before applications are reviewed.