SubForce Scholarship Administration Dolphin Scholarship Foundation
Laura W. Bush Scholarship
Nautilus Scholarship
US Submarine Veterans, Inc.
Bowfin Scholarship
USS Hampton Scholarship

About SubForce

 

 About SubForce - Welcome to the Submarine Force scholarship application administered by the Dolphin Scholarship Foundation. The Dolphin Scholarship Foundation also administers the USS Nautilus and Laura W. Bush Scholarship programs and provides applicant screening for USSVI and USS Bowfin scholarships.

 

Schedule

Scholarship Year 2018
Scholarship Start Date:   October 01, 2017
Pre-Qualification/Sponsor Service Submission Ends:   January 01, 2018
Scholarship Closing Date:   March 15, 2018
Candidate Evaluation and Selection:  April 2018
Award:     May 2018

 

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation (DSF) 

Available to the Children and Stepchildren of member or former member of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force pursuing a Vocational, 2-year, or 4-year degree at an accredited institution.

Applicants must be unmarried on March 15th of year of application, and under age 24 on March 15th of year of application.

Sponsor must be qualified in submarines and served on active duty in the Submarine Force for a minimum of 8 years. OR sponsor must have served on active duty in submarine support activities for a minimum of 10 years.

Please see our website for additional eligibility requirements and criteria.  

 

Laura W. Bush Scholarship (LWB) 

Available to the Children and Stepchildren of Submariners who have served aboard the USS TEXAS (SSN 775) for minimum of two years. A minimum of 8 years total service in the submarine force is also required.  

 

Nautilus Scholarship (NAUT) 

Available to Children, Stepchildren, and grandchildren of Submariners who have served aboard the USS NAUTILUS (SSN 571). No service year requirement required for Nautilus applicants.  

 

US Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) 

Available to children, stepchildren, grandchildren or court-appointed guardian child of a sponsoring member. Must be related to and sponsored by a USSVI "SS" qualified member in Good Standing or, if not "SS" qualified, must in addition have been a member of Submarine Veterans of WWII. No service year requirement required.  

 

Bowfin Scholarship (BOW) 

All members of the Hawaii submarine force community (active duty or retired), their family members, and family members of deceased submariners who reside in Hawaii, and who are attending an accredited college, university or vocational school are eligible. No service year requirement required.  

 

USS Hampton Scholarship (HAMP) 

Available to current and former crew, Spouse, Children and Stepchildren of member who has served aboard the USS Hampton (SSN 767) for a minimum of 2 years and pursuing a Vocational, 2-year, or 4-year degree at an accredited institution.

Children and Stepchildren applicants must be unmarried on March 15th of year of application, and under age 24 on March 15th of year of application.  

 

 

 

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