Anchor Scholarship Foundation

4966 Euclid Rd, Suite 109

Virginia Beach, VA  23462

757.671.3200, option 3

Anchor Scholarship Foundation

Making College More Affordable for Surface Navy Families

EAST COAST recipients that were able to attend our Annual Scholarship Award Ceremony were presented with their Anchor scholarships.

WEST COAST recipients were welcomed into VADM Rowden's office for scholarship presentations. 

OUR 2018 RECIPIENTS


74% - Dependents of active duty sailors
•26% - Dependents of retired or deceased sailors
•70% - Dependents of officers
•30% - Dependents of enlisted
•4.21 - Average high school GPA (weighted)
•3.74 - Average college GPA

Students are selected on the basis of four equally weighted criteria:

  • Academic Proficiency
  • Character and All-around Ability
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Financial Need


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.