Coast Guard Foundation Scholarships Season Opens (See Video)

  • Coast Guard Foundation Scholarships season will be open from 1 March – 15 April 2017. Click here to apply.
  • ONLY online applications will be accepted. No mail, fax, or email applications will be accepted.
  • Applicants who previously received a Coast Guard Foundation scholarship should NOT complete the online application. Those applicants should complete the Renewal Scholarship Application Form, which will be available 1 March 2017.
  • Applicants that do not have access to computers can access them through libraries, public schools, local community colleges, and family/friends.
  • Additional resources can be obtained by clicking Additional Scholarship Resources.

Purpose of Program

The Scholarship Program provides information and resources on financial assistance to members of Team Coast Guard.

Who is Eligible for this Program?

The Scholarship Program is available to the following members of Team Coast Guard:

NOTE: Eligibility for CGF Scholarships, a non-profit organization, differs from below.

  • Active Duty, Reserve, Retirees and their dependents
  • Civil Service employees
  • Exchange System and MWR employees

(Learn More, from the 2016 Scholarship Open Season, courtesy of the Coast Guard Foundation and YouTube)

Program Confidentiality

Discussions of the Scholarship Program with Work-Life personnel are confidential.


Definitions relating to scholarships are provided within the reference sources and applications packages for each specific scholarship.

Services and Resources Available

The following services and resources are available within the Scholarship Program:

  • Information on scholarship resources
  • Application procedures for Coast Guard Foundation Scholarships
  • Links to scholarship resources
  • Please view Additional Scholarship Resources for more information.

Related Program Information

These resources are provided to assist USCG employees with finding information in regard to scholarships, grants and loans in support of higher education.


It is important to check references and to research programs found on the web. DO NOT send money to unidentified sources. Information provided is not intended to endorse or recommend organizations listed.

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Point of Contact

Please contact your Family Resource Specialist (FRS) on your Regional Work-Life Staff at 1-800-872-4957. If you need additional assistance, please contact Office of Work-Life HQ at