About Our Scholarships

  • 2 - $5,000 MCPON Scholarships are awarded each year in honor of MCPON Thomas Crow and Co-Founder, MCPON Robert J. Walker

To learn more about these SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS and the Sailors they honor.  Click Here

  • ~35 TO 50 - $2,000 Scholarships are also awarded each year.  This number is determined solely by the financial status of the fund.

The Chief Petty Officer Scholarship Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity dependent entirely upon tax deductible donations to support its education "Gift of Knowledge".  
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Our  Scholarship

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, honorably discharged, reserve or deceased Chief Petty Officer of the United States Navy (children may be natural, adopted or step-children)

In addition to a completed application,Please read and follow the CPOSF Application Instructions and Checklist attached.



Recipients are notified by mail late June to Mid July. Once you have discovered you are a recipient of a CPO Scholarship - please fill out the Student Awardee Form and mail to the CPOSF at the following address or Email to admin@cposf.org:

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...".


Instructions and Checklist

Application Form


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, 2020 will not be accepted.

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Download: CPOSF Student

Click Here to download, print out and fill in the Application.


How to Apply