Stonington, Conn. – The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced today that it has kicked off its 2023 scholarship season. High-school seniors and college-aged children of Coast Guard members may apply from February 1-March 15 for annual scholarships. Awards will range from $2,000-$5,000. Scholarships are available to children of Coast Guard members who are active duty, active duty reserve and retired.

Eligibility requirements and application instructions are available at coastguardfoundation.org/apply.

Since the program’s inception in 1990, the Foundation has awarded more than $6.8 million in scholarships, ensuring Coast Guard children can build strong futures through a college education or technical school training.

“In a typical year, we award more than $500,000 in scholarships to deserving Coast Guard kids,” said Susan Ludwig, president of the Coast Guard Foundation. “We look forward to continuing this level of support in 2023 as more young people embark on this important life goal.”

For more information on the application, visit: www.coastguardfoundation.org/scholarships. To learn more about the Coast Guard Foundation or to help support its work, please visit www.coastguardfoundation.org.