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Coast Guard Exchange (CGX) Scholarship Program

Recognizing the value of education and the benefits it brings to the Coast Guard Family, the Coast Guard Exchange (CGX) Scholarship Program was established to provide additional financial resources to dependent children of Coast Guard personnel embarking on undergraduate college/university studies.  Annually a $2,000 scholarship is awarded to the outstanding applicants on a one-time basis.  The number of scholarships granted each year depends on available funding.  Coast Guard Exchange System (CGX) Scholarship Program, COMDTINST 1780.1A provides amplifying information on the program and application process.

DeadlineApplications and all supporting documents must be submitted to the CGX Scholarship Committee no later than 28 February (current year), the application deadline.  No extensions will be granted.

EligibilityThe Program provides scholarship to students who are dependents of Coast Guard active duty, reserve, and military retired members, current civilian NAF and APF employees, and current Coast Guard Auxiliarists that meet the following eligibility requirements:

Award CriteriaCGX scholarships are awarded based upon academic achievement, accomplishments, interests, participation, and demonstrated leadership in both school-oriented and community/volunteer activities.

Application Procedures.  Interested students must complete the CGX Scholarship Program Application, Form CG5687.

Point of Contact:

You may reach the CGX Scholarship POC, at (757) 842-4937, or click here to email.

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Last Modified 12/19/2014