Procedure - The Choctaw Detachment

The Choctaw Detachment
Marine Corps League
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The Choctaw Detachment
awards one scholarship annually. The amount of the scholarship is $500.


To be qualified for this scholarship the applicant must:

  • be the child or grandchild of an active member of the Choctaw Detachment (each member my sponsor 2 candidates) or an active duty Marine or Reservist who is part of Weapons Co in Baton Rouge

  • be active in activites that demonstrate leadership

  • be a high school senior or undergraduate college student with an overall GPA of 3.0


  • Obtain an application packet from sponsor

  • Fill in the require forms (typewritten) with no extra pages or writing on the back of pages

  • provide a copy of the most current school transcript

  • include 2 letters of recommendation with the source being one of the following:  Principle, Superintedent, Councelor, Instructor, Minister/Priest, Church Youth Advisor or Employeer

  • Make sure sponsor fills out and signs the sponsor section

  • Sign and Date Application

  • Mail to address below to ensure receipt by 31 January

Scholarship Committee Chairman
3849 No. Bluebonnet Road
Baton Rouge, La. 70809-2654


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