|Each year, the Sarasota Manatee Council of the NLUS will award two two-year scholarships worth $5,000 ($2,500 each year) to outstanding seniors currently enrolled in local NJROTC, MCJROTC, CGJROTC, Sea Cadets, and Young Marines Units as well as children and grandchildren of Sea Service Veterans in Sarasota and Manatee County or children and grandchildren of a member of the Sarasota Manatee Council of the Navy League.
Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, leadership achievement, character, and recommendations. In general, students awarded scholarships must be intelligent, academically motivated, and community-minded young men and women who have demonstrated an appreciation of the laws, traditions and values of the United States. Recipients will be attending an accredited college in the fall, majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math OR will be attending Manatee Technical College or Suncoast Technical College.
Applicants must complete and submit the following:
APPLICATION FORM – A Navy League Scholarship Application form – be sure to sign it! Although typing is preferred, it may be neatly printed.
PERSONAL STATEMENT – a typed statement of your personal goals and academic/career objectives in 500 words or less, including some narrative about community service.
TRANSCRIPT – A high school transcript complete through Fall Semester of the current school year.
RECOMMENDATIONS – Two (2) letters of recommendation from a non – family member such as a teacher, coach, employer, youth leader or pastor. It is preferred that one of these recommendations be from a STEM teacher in the general field of the applicant’s intended major. Recommendations should attest to the character of the applicant.
Sarasota Manatee Council NLUS Scholarships
Navy League of The United States- Sarasota Manatee Council
Deadline: April 1, 2023
What high schools does this scholarship apply to? All
Number of Available Awards: 2
Intended Major: STEM
Scholarship Criteria: Merit-based, Major, Military/JROTC
Scholarship Location: Local
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Minimum SAT Score:
Minimum ACT Score:
Is the scholarship renewable? Yes
How to Renew: Two years conditional on satisfactory completion of the first year with a 2.7 GPA. College Transcript required.
Is an essay required? Yes
Are service hours required? Yes
Sarasota Manatee Council NLUS Attn: Scholarships PO Box 5831
Military: NJROTC, MCJROTC, CGJROTC, Sea Cadets, and Young Marines Units