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Our  Scholarship

The Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) publicly supported charity organization, incorporated under statute by the Commonwealth of Virginia and registered with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs for the legal solicitation of charitable donations. Any questions or inquiries as to the operations and functions of this organization should be directed to

The CPOSF shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, or religion in the administration of any of its educational, admissions or employment policies, programs and operations

Candidates submitting scholarship applications must, in the year of submission of their scholarship application:

  • be about to graduate or have graduated from an accredited high school, or equivalent educational institution or have successfully earned a General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • must intend to enter, or be currently enrolled in a community college, vocational college, college or university to complete the curriculum prescribed in or to be graduated with an AA, AS, BA or BS degree.
  • must be the immediate family member of either an active duty, retired, reserve or deceased Chief Petty Officer of the United States Navy (children may be natural, adopted or step-children)

How to Apply

In addition to a completed application,

Please read and follow the CPOSF Application Instructions and Checklist attached.





Mail your completed packet to:

Senior Enlisted Academy Alumni Association
c/o The CPO Scholarship Fund
1269 Elliot Avenue
Newport, RI 02841-1525

Applications postmarked after April 1, 2018 will not be accepted.





Once you have discovered you are a recipient of a CPO Scholarship - please fill out the Student Awardee Form and mail it to The CPOSF at the following address or Email to

Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund

328 Office Square Lane
Suite 101A
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

This form must be filled out and completed by August 1st so the CPOSF can send your award to your school.

NOTE:  If you are having difficulty viewing the "Awardee Form" try downloading the file. On a PC with "Internet Explorer" you can right click the link and click "Save Target As...".



The 2017 Application is no longer available. The 2018 Application will be available January 1, 2018.

The scholarship is named “Regent University Elizabeth Blackwell Scholarship.” Elizabeth Blackwell was a student at Regent University in 2012.  She was the daughter of the US Navy Senior Chief and had battled personal issues for years, since childhood. She passed away during her freshman year at Regent University.

Winning the scholarship does not imply admissions to Regent University and the student must apply and ultimately be admitted to Regent University in their respective program. Scholarship funds can only be used at Regent University

This scholarship is different from the normal CPOSF applications that are submitted to Newport, RI each year.

Application package with supporting documentation is located on the Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund webpage at

Applications were due June 15th.


Application Form

CPOSF Applicant Letter

Instructions and Checklist

The 2018 Scholarship

Application has Closed.

Check back January 1, 2019


Instructions and Checklist

The Scholarship Winners

are now posted!

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Application Form

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