Scholarships & Education

Scholarship Application Window:

April 1- June 1 

The Save the Brave Scholarship Program was established to honor the memories of our fallen warriors who served in combat and those who died to suicide, still fighting battles that never left them. Our scholarships honor:

CPL Calvin Spencer USMC

Lcpl Andrew Matus USMC 

Lcpl  Emilian USMC

CPL Andrew Marrari USMC 

Maj Greg Travers USMC

Sgt Christopher Yansky USMC 

Sgt Simon Litke USMC 

The STB Scholarship Program will award a $10,000 individual scholarship for academic advancement annually to surviving children, spouses or siblings of veterans who have committed suicide.  Scholarships will be awarded for those seeking educational advancement at a college, university, vocational school, or in the culinary arts. 

Scholarship Application Criteria
  • Applicant must provide certification of direct relationship to a former active duty or reserve service member in the form of birth certificate and accompanying DD214
  • Applicant must submit a written application and supporting documents, and agree to an interview process with members of the STB Advisory Board for Scholarships and Education and any other STB Board members as required
  • Must be accepted, in writing to an accredited college, university, vocational, or culinary program
  • Scholarship may be awarded to a full-time or part-time student, either enrolled in online, distance learning, or in a traditional classroom or on-campus setting
Scholarship Requirements
  • Recipients must maintain an annual GPA of 2.5 annually and provide documentation via transcript or report card from academic institution to the Advisory Board each semester or quarter to maintain eligibility
  • Scholarship will be re-awarded to qualified applicants granted that the meet the criteria above annually
  • Scholarship will be presented in public and recipients must agree in writing to allow the use of name and photo for announcement purposes
  • Awardees will notify the Advisory Board of any changes to academic status or hardship at any time the scholarship is in effect.
  • Awardees will notify Advisory Board of pending graduation dates and matriculation ceremonies 
    Scholarship Documents

    Initiate Your Application

    Please fill out the form below to initiate your application. This is to have your information on file and to contact you about submitting your forms and documentation. You do not need to submit your application form or supporting documents at this time. 



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