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.

2019 Staff Scholarship Information

  • Applications Open: June 1st, 2019 (8:00am EST)

  • Application Deadline: July 31st, 2019 (11:59pm EST)

  • Applicants will be notified of application status no later than September 1st, 2019

Any applicant for the annual Staff Scholarship Award must have served as a seasonal employee in the last programmatic calendar year (Fall 2018, Winter 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019), be a current member of the Sea Base Alumni and Friends, 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 2019 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.

The Sea Base Alumni and Friends Association Scholarship Committee has the right to change or amend this program in any manner, effective immediately and without notice. If you have any comments or questions, please contact James Dosser or Jordan Conerty.