The Association of the United States Navy’s (AUSN) Scholarship Program awards scholarships to undergraduate students who are members, children, and grandchildren of AUSN members and surviving spouses of deceased members. Our goal is to help our members and those they love to earn a college degree.


  • The scholarship is for undergraduate studies and applies to students who are accepted or enrolled in college or accredited technical institution

  • Applicants may apply during their senior year of high school and up to their senior year in college

  • Applicants must remain a full-time student defined as maintaining an average course load of 15 credit hours, with a minimum of 12 credit hours in any semester or quarter throughout the year at an accredited college or technical institution in the U.S.

  • Applicants must maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or above

  • Scholarships are school-year specific and must be applied for annually

  • No more than two will be awarded to any scholarship recipients

Selection Criteria:

Financial need or scholastic achievement. All applications will be reviewed by AUSN’s Scholarship Committee. Scholarships range from $2,000 to $5,000 per award.

How to Apply:

To apply for a scholarship complete the scholarship application and submit it along with all supporting documents and listed in the application form by April 30, 2021.

Questions:  contact Kathryn Moats

AUSN’s Scholarship Program is funded based on contributions made by our members and AUSN friends. All proceeds go directly to AUSN/Naval Reserve Scholarship Fund. A donation to the Scholarship Fund ensures that our current and future Sailors will be well educated and ready to answer the call of duty. The Scholarship Fund is exempt from federal income tax under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code and contributions are deductible for personal income tax purposes.

This year Delta Dental has generously awarded The Association of the United States Navy $20,000 for scholarships to Navy and Coast Guard children, Grandchildren and Spouses that are majoring in the healthcare field.

The application process will be the same for this Scholarship and you application will be sorted when received into the correct category based on selected major.