The Sea Base Alumni and Friends Association (SBAFA) established the Staff Scholarship for the purpose of celebrating and rewarding the skills, gifts, and talents of seasonal Sea Base staff by financially contributing to their educational endeavors. Each year, SBAFA provides multiple scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 depending on available funding and the number of applicants.


The 2019 Staff Scholarship Application Is Closed

Check Back In June 2020


Rules and regulations:

Any applicant for the annual Staff Scholarship Award must have served as a seasonal employee in the last programmatic calendar year and need financial assistance in pursuing their education. Previous award recipients are welcome to re-apply as long as they meet the stated requirements.

Applicants must complete the application below, which includes questions about biographical, scouting, and educational information, as well as questions about financial need. The application includes two essays regarding the the applicant’s educational outlook as it relates to their Sea Base experience. An evaluation by the applicant’s direct supervisor at Sea Base will be solicited directly by the SBAFA Scholarship Committee upon submission.

Please note that Staff Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in an accredited institution as a full time undergraduate or graduate student (at least 12 credit hours) at the time of disbursement. Payments will be sent directly to the recipient’s institution and applied to the student’s account for the Fall semester. Scholarship funds must be used for tuition, fees related to course work, or books. Scholarships may be voided if not used for stated purposes in the specified time frame. The Staff Scholarship award may be subject to federal, state, or local taxes; all taxes due are the responsibility of the recipient.