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USS Stark Memorial

The USS Stark Memorial is a Scholarship sponsored by NMCRS Education Division.

Award Information:

Application Deadline: 30-Jun
Requirements: Applicant must be a dependent or spouse of deceased crew members of the USS Stark who died as a result of the Persian Gulf missile attack on May 17, 1987. Selection is based upon financial need.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

NMCRS Education Division
4015 Wilson Boulevard - 10th Floor
Arlington, VA 22203
Email Address:
Phone Number: 703 696 4960
Fax Number: 703 696 0144

You can find out more by contacting:

Mary Gaebel Laeske
Director, Education Division

You should always thoroughly research the latest information on the scholarship. Your best chance of obtaining money will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and then determining if you qualify. Before you even begin, figure out the driving force for the NMCRS Education Division and what they hope to achieve with the USS Stark Memorial. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, you should determine if there is a reasonable chance to receive the scholarship. Upon determining that you have the possibility that you can be a recipient of the USS Stark Memorial, then you should use your time.

A crucial part of working toward obtaining the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done correctly and in its entirety. You don't want to be bumped on a technicality.

After filing, you should note when the USS Stark Memorial chooses a winner and actually dispenses any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, as there may be restrictions on what bills you can pay with the USS Stark Memorial. It can be difficult to cover all of your financial needs, and getting the USS Stark Memorial to assist with your expenses can be a huge help. Even if you don't obtain the USS Stark Memorial, don't give up, you might find new scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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