Marine Corps League Scholarship

Planning on going to college or a trade school? Marine Corps League of McHenry County wants to help. Download the PDF Application, fill it out and then submit via the form below or turn in with a member of our league. 

Download McHenry County Scholarship Application

PURPOSE:
The Detachment Scholarship is open to qualified applicants, who are pursuing full-time undergraduate or graduate degree programs, or technical training at a recognized institution.

ELIGIBILITY:
Marine Corps League (MCL) and MCL Auxiliary Unit members, spouses, children, and grandchildren of the McHenry County Detachment #1009 MCL or Auxiliary Unit 419 member in good standing and will be enrolled in the 2024-2025 academic year. Undergraduate applicants must possess a minimum cumulative unweighted “C +” (2.5) grade point average (GPA) on a four-point scale and graduate students must possess a minimum cumulative  “B” (3.0) GPA. 

Scholarships will be awarded for a maximum of two years for an undergraduate and one year as a graduate student. The scholarship will be $500.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
The deadline for the scholarship application and official transcript is August 1, 2024.

For high school graduates graduating in May or June 2024, mail your final high school “OFFICIAL” transcript. For current undergraduate or graduate students, mail your latest college transcript.  Unofficial transcripts will NOT be accepted. The transcript MUST be in the sealed envelope from the respective education institution.  When in doubt, immediately contact the McHenry County Detachment #1009 Scholarship Committee.   

Mail transcripts to the Marine Corps League, McHenry County Detachment #1009, c/o Scholarship Committee, PO Box 311, Woodstock, IL 60098.  Transcripts must be postmarked no later than August 1, 2024.

Download McHenry County Scholarship Application

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