Scholarship Application


To assist eligible students to obtain an undergraduate education.


An annual scholarship grant in the form of a check is made payable to the applicant and the school. In recent years the value of the grant has awarded up to $1,200. Applicants must reapply annually.


Applicants must be an unmarried, dependant son or daughter or grandchild of an association member who served in the 2d Marine Division or a unit attached to one of its subordinate commands such as hospital corpsmen, aviation, logistics, and other attached units.

At the time of application, the student must be a senior in high school, a high school graduate, or currently enrolled as a full time student in an accredited college, vocational school or technical school.

The applicant’s family income, i.e., adjusted gross income, should not exceed $70,000.00 for the taxable year preceding the school year for which assistance is requested.


If you meet the eligibility criteria and desire to apply for this scholarship, complete the following form and forward it and a self addressed, stamped envelope to:

Richard F. Van Horne, Board of Trustees
SMDA Memorial Scholarship Fund
6178 Seven Lakes West
Seven Lakes, NC 27376

The deadline for submitting this application is April 1st.

Direct any questions to:

Sgt Maj Bret L. Roy

USMC  Retired

Executive Director, Second Marine Division Association

Office:  (910) 451-3167