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Anchor Scholarship Foundation

500 E. Plume St., Ste. 504

Norfolk, VA 23510


Investing in U.S. Surface Navy Families through Higher Education Scholarships!

2021 was another year of virtual Awards Presentations.  We look forward to being in person again soon!


Recipient statistics

61% - Dependents of active duty sailors
 •39% - Dependents of retired or deceased sailors

 •36% - Dependents of officers

•10%  - Dependents of Warrant Officers
 •54% - Dependents of enlisted

 •4.1 - Average high school GPA (weighted)
 •3.7 - Average college GPA

​ • 6   - Spouse dependents

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.